Press Report w/e 29/10/2017

A fairly quiet week of racing saw most Quakers either running round the local parks or heading out onto the fells.

Lou Trainor goes round and round at Locke Park last weekend

At the Locke Park 10 mile race at Redcar, Louise Trainor finished the ten one-mile laps around the park in 1:12:32.

Midweek had seen the third of the Darlo 5K Trail Race series, this time in South Park. Brian McLaren finished the mixed terrain route in 23:13 along with Lucia Minto (25:11), Malcolm Hewitson (25:59), Helen Clark (29:10) and Emily Beaumont (29:39).

Also taking place in the same venue but at the weekend, was the 5K Halloween race, which took in the parkrun route. Mark Trowles completed the run in 27:33 along with Gill Colling (27:40), Phil Rutter (27:42), Sally Singleton (29:04), Julie Whinn (29:41), John Whinn (29:43), Helen Jervis (34:06), Vicky Holmes (40:40), James Simpson (41:17), Lena Rusa (44:44) and Barbara Barker (55:38).

Three headed over to Great Langdale in the Lake District for the 50th anniversary running of the OMM Marathon, a timed navigation course combining score checkpoints. Covering approximately 45km and 2000 feet of ascent over two days, Andrew Lambe and Abbie Hull  finished 171st in the medium course event, while Richard Hughes ran in a mixed team in the long score event, finishing 164th.

Over in Lancashire, Rebecca Howard took part in the Bronte Way race, held around the Wycoller Country Park near Colne. On a route which covered 7.5 miles and 1100 feet of climb, she finished in 1:26:33.

Emily Beaumont was the sole Quaker to brave the Fryup Thriller night race near Whitby, finishing the 6.2 mile route on the darkened hills in 1:23:59.

In the Saturday morning parkruns, Kyle Cook was first across the line at South Park in 16:56 followed by Adrian Cottam (19:55), Dave Jones (20:07), Steven Major (20:41), Gareth Kyle (21:02), Fred Tennant (21:59), Gary Read (22:00), David Whittle (22:54), Diane Vaughan (23:07), Peter Rowley (23:24), Mike Brown (23:35), Mark Trowles (25:12), Ian Hamond (25:36), Julie Bell (27:38), Danny Gordon (27:42), Sally Singleton (28:30), Lee Morris (29:20), Gillian Harris (29:23), Lisa Reeve (29:38), Michelle Scruby (30:25), Jo Dickinson (30:38), Elizabeth Kennedy (30:39), Lucy Bendle (31:32), Michael King (33:31), Lisa Alderson (34:46), Chris Land (34:53), Dawn Johnston (35:38) and Rachel Ryan (42:13).

At Sedgefield, Adrian Colbourne finished in 20:50 along with Dave Thompson (23:37), Julie Whinn (27:04), Anna Hardy (27:06), Mark Colling (27:27), Anthony Corbett (27:29), John Whinn (29:39), Emily Beaumont (32:29), Gill Wallis (35:12) and Sally Watson (35:19). At Keswick, Katherine Hackett ran there in 21:44 with Tom Chapman in 22:41 and Claire Chapman in 28:08, while at the Pendle run, Rebecca Howard finished in 24:00 with Darryn Wood in 38:57. Stephen Moore ran at Albert Park in 27:57, Patrick Robson did the Druridge Bay run in 23:30, Michael Thompson finished the Skipton run in 21:10, while Malcolm Hewitson completed the Fritton Lake near Great Yarmouth in 59:59.

North of the border, David Ledgerwood did the Linwood run near Glasgow in 24:28, while Olly Moore did the Vogrie run near Edinburgh in 27:36.

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