Press Report w/e 13/08/2017

Darlington was awash with black and white vests at the weekend as a record 147 Quakers turned out for the 30th anniversary running of the local 10K race, with those not running on the day also helping out by manning the water station and marshalling along the route.

The record breaking Quaker turnout at the hometown race

Michael Joyeux was the first of our runners home, finishing in ninth place overall in 32:07 (PB) and also having the distinction of being the first hometown runner across the line. He was followed in by Kyle Cook (34:45, PB), Brian Martin (38:26 and first in his age category), Dave Jones (39:26), Darren Wright (39:45, PB), Ian Readman (40:26), David Todd (40:33), Marc Ellis (40:58), Louise Trainor (41:18 and first in her age category), Adrian Colbourne (41:22), Chris Minto (41:30), David Matthew (41:32), Adrian Cottam (41:40), Rob Dent (41:45), Michael Kipling (42:28), Steven Major (42:35), Gareth Kyle (42:46, PB), Luke Minall (42:49), Dale Chapman (43:15), Sam Joblin (43:40), Brian Mclaren (43:43), Ed Griffiths (43:46), Michael Ladyman (44:02), Fred Tennant (44:55), Adrian Gooding (45:12), Dan Rowlands (45:17), Tim Archer (45:20), David Mclachlan (45:30), Andrew Walker (45:36), Diane Vaughan (45:39), Nicola Wells (45:46), David Thompson (45:56), Graham Park (46:34), Steve Howell (46:48), Billy Harris (46:55), Paul Roberts (46:56), Stuart Burkin (47:56), Rob Gillham (47:58), Jamie Pratt (48:09), Francis Connolly (48:09), Iain Clyde (48:20), Simon Rek (48:30), David Whittle (48:44), Michael Oliver (48:46), Gavin Armstrong (48:48), Stephen Ash (49:07), Peter Rowley (49:14), Jamie Norman (49:22), Stephen Moore (49:25), Mark Trowles (50:11), Simon Moore (50:21), Clare Stradling (50:58), Shaune Eland (51:04), Abigail Willson (51:18), Michelle Boshier (52:04), Lewis Boshier (52:04, PB), Sue Woodcock (52:04), Hayden Thompson (52:06), Jacob Pye (52:12), Richard Payne (52:21), Rebecca Bowes (52:44), Stuart Masterman (52:44), Craig Fenton (52:54), Ian Hammond (53:00), Janet Bowlby (53:01), Olly Moore (53:03), Michael  Johnston (53:03), James Simpson (53:06), Mel Newton (53:27), Jeff Marriott (53:27), Nigel Eddy (53:47), David Ledgerwood (53:49), Sandra Martin (53:50), Darren Alderson (53:54), Mark Blewitt (54:01), Jessica Campbell (54:05), Juliette Mclaren (54:08), Steven Johnston (54:11), Julie Bell (54:11), Tracey Plaskitt (54:23), Danny Gordon (54:33), Ian Young (54:46), Melissa Hird (54:54), Pamela Barrass (55:02), Sarah Wilson (55:10), Julie Whinn (55:45), Lee Morris (56:18), Claire Norman (56:44), Clare Westwood (56:51), Mark Ladyman (56:20), Abbie Hull (57:06), Andy Whittam (57:30), Gemma Eddy (57:31), David Brown (57:37), Kelly Smith (57:44), Paul Pomfret (58:02), Neal Harper (58:12), Colin Smith (58:15), Diane Lockhart (58:19), Caroline Litster (58:53), Emma Joyeux (58:59), David Hood (59:09), David Stewart (59:14), Gillian Cowton (59:17), Helen Whiting (59:25), Angela Clement (59:26), Sue New (59:39), Michelle Scruby (1:00:01), Vicky Garlick (1:00:09), Philippa Rayner (1:00:09, PB), Barbra Barker (1:00:13), Jo Dickinson (1:00:13), Paul Ryan (1:00:46), Margaret Hunter (1:00:51), Sally Singleton (1:00:52), Michelle Dale (1:01:28), Lisa Jenkins (1:01:29), Andrew Dixon (1:01:29), Anne Bartram (1:02:39), Janette Croft (1:03:47), Dawn Johnston (1:04:00), Alec Cinamon (1:04:07), Jennifer Murray (1:04:31), Sarah Bartram (1:04:52), Gillian Harris (1:05:20), Lena Rusa (1:05:42), Charlie Johnson (1:05:55), Grainne Duffy (1:06:26), Hannah Robinson (1:06:36), Lisa Johnstone (1:06:50), Tristen Coad (1:07:35), Sarah Bayles (1:07:56), Gary Read (1:07:58), Alan Prest (1:08:04), Claire Hewitt (1:08:37), Sally Watson (1:08:43), Sonia Talbot (1:09:18), Phill Johnston (1:11:21), Nicola Arkley (1:11:22), Lisa Alderson (1:11:25, PB), Gemma Marshall (1:11:25), Helen Booker (1:12:39), Michael King (1:12:57), Lucy Bendle (1:14:31), Sarah Kane (1:21:14), Linda Harrington (1:21:28) and Ronald Murray (1:35:15). The resulting places of our first three ladies to finish – Louise, Diane and Nicola – also saw them claim the prize for the third placed team on the day.

The huge turnout at the home race meant action was fairly sparse during the rest of the weekend. At the Gateshead Trail 10K on Saturday, which took in a route through the Derwent Water Country Park,  Ty Hankinson finished the off-road route in 47:54 along with James Simpson (59:01) and Terri Hankinson (1:20:57).

The latest Hardmoors Trail Series race took place over at Rosedale, which started and finished at Hutton-le-Hole. In the marathon distance, Anthony & April Corbett went round together in 7 hours 42 minutes, while in the 10K, Emily Beaumont finished in 1:54:54 with Karen Dove & Fiona Dixon in 2:22:09.

Also running off-road was Richard Hughes who was up at the Northumberland Coastal Marathon. On a route which started and finished at Alnmouth, he completed the route along the coast in 5:12:58.

Midweek had also seen Michelle Boshier, Rebecca Howard and Louise Trainor representing the club at the Durham Summer Relays. On a route where each runner completed two 1500m laps of the park, the trio finished in 41:02.

In the Saturday morning parkruns, Alex Kiel was first across the line at South Park in 16:27 followed by Ian Bond (20:45), Nick Wadd (22:29), Stephen Moore (23:02), Peter Rowley (23:46, becoming only the second Quaker to complete 250 parkruns), Iain Clyde (23:49), Stuart Burkin (24:09), Hayden Thompson (26:08), Rebecca Bowes (26:09), Dave Jones (26:10), Julie Bell (27:04), Juliette Mclaren (27:49), Michelle Scruby (29:46), Mark Trowles (30:47), Paul Hutchinson (31:32), Lisa Jenkins (31:44), Michelle Dale (31:45), Paul Ryan (32:09), Michael King (32:46), Gareth Kyle (34:07), Adrian Cottam (34:08), Roy Macdougall (36:14), Sue New (40:31), Phill Johnston (40:32), Rachel Ryan (41:39), Gail Payne (44:39), Emma Joyeux (44:39) and Richard Payne (44:40).

At Redcar, Paul Pomfret finished in 22:27 along with Steven Major (22:32), Dan Rowlands (22:48), Gavin Armstrong (23:19), Darren Whiting (24:38), Lewis Boshier (26:09), Michelle Boshier (26:10), Gill Colling (27:44), Gary Read (34:13) and Sally Watson (38:01). At Sedgefield, Dave Thompson finished in 24:38 followed by Caroline Ridley-Marriott (36:44) and Jeff Marriott (36:45), Olly Moore did the Tees Barrage run in 30:18, Paul Roberts ran at Durham in 23:27, while at Catterick, Adrian Colbourne did the run there in 25:47.

In Sheffield, Kristian Malcolm did the Rother Valley in 23:00, Darryn Wood did his 100th run at Stretford, Manchester in 40:39, Rebecca Howard ran at Oxford in 22:35, while David Ledgerwood was once again in Glasgow, finishing the Ruchill run in 25:33.

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