WHITBY NOSTALGIA: 199 steps race

S.Reynolds leading the way in the 199 steps race
S.Reynolds leading the way in the 199 steps race

This image from the Gazette’s archives depicts a race up Whitby’s 199 steps on a sunny June day back in 1981.

Leading the field in the under-16s race is S.Reynolds, who managed to stay in pole position all the way to the finish line.

Did you compete in the event that day? Can you see yourself in the picture or do you recognise anybody else? If so, email us at editorial@whitbygazette.co.uk