Press Report w/e 05/05/2019

Most runners headed south at the weekend in search of some league points.

Ian Bond flying round South Park at the weekend

The second fixture in the 10K leagues took place at Kirkbymoorside, featuring the uphill start and fast downhill finish. First home for the club was Paul Dalton, who finished in seventh place overall in 36:26 (and second in his age category), followed by Dave Jones (39:14), Brian Martin (39:48 and first in his age category), Darren Wright (39:51), David Matthew (41:15), Andrew Vernon (41:20), Mike Brown (41:50), Corey Horn (42:34), Steve Major (44:40), David Todd (44:55), Paul Pomfret (46:06), Diane Vaughan (46:20 and third in her age category), Rob Gillham (48:10), Gary Read (49:07), Julie Russell (49:12), Wendy Colling (50:19), Mark Colling (50:44), Sandra Martin (51:29), Lloyd Ashby (51:35), David Ledgerwood (52:27), Caroline Litster (53:48), Caroline Brown (54:16), Helen Clark (54:21), Richard Hughes (55:30), Emily Beaumont (55:45), Jo Meynell (58:00), Kathryn Plant (59:39), Kelly Smith (1:03:26), Wendy Noble (1:03:51), Bex Stirland (1:06:07) and Andy Whittam (1:06:49).

Most other runners, meanwhile, headed over to the Lake District. At the Keswick half marathon, which took in a circuit of Derwentwater, Tom Chapman completed the 13.1 mile route in 1:45:49 along with Claire Chapman (2:02:04), Daniel Orton (2:06:54), Barbra Barker (2:14:05), Emma Bland (2:19:43), Gemma Eddy (2:28:43) and Fiona Dixon (2:43:31).

Also in the national park were the three who took part in the Kentmere Trail Race, an 18K route held around the village of Staveley. Adrian Gooding finished the multi-terrain route in 1:48:10 along with David Aiken (2:15:56) and Rebecca Howard (2:32:40).

Nicola Wells was the sole Quaker at the Gribdale Growler fell race near great Ayton, finishing the 5.7 mile route in 55:00.

In the Saturday morning parkruns, Marc Ellis finished at South Park in 18:44 followed by Rob Dent (19:15), Adrian Cottam (19:23), Neil Gooding (19:54), Ian Bond (20:12 in his 50th parkrun), Adrian Colbourne (21:15), Stuart Hardcastle (21:34), Corey Horn (21:46), Diane Vaughan (21:52), David Whittle (22:00 in his 100th parkrun), Mike Watson (22:39), Rob Gillham (22:42), Julie Russell (22:43), Ian Hart (23:06), Viv Hardwick (24:10), Peter Rowley (24:20), Stuart Masterman (24:41), David Willis (25:18), Danny Gordon (25:50), Julie Bell (26:02), Rebecca Bowes (26:03), Dave Jones (26:33), Lisa Alderson (26:35), Fred Tennant (26:44), Lisa Bowerbank (27:23), Helen Clarke (27:47), Jo Meynell (27:57), Brian Dixon (27:58), Janette Croft (28:26), Elizabeth Kennedy (28:40), Michael King (29:13), Martin Mcgregor (29:31), Grainne Duffy (29:39), Anna Hardy (30:51), Jes Smith (31:03), Alison Hardwick (32:07), Claire Chapman (32:20 in her 50th parkrun), Lisa Jenkins (32:21 in her 50th parkrun), Emma Joyeux (32:22), Paul Ryan (32:48), Ruth Middleton (32:49), Michelle Dale (33:06 in her 50th parkrun), Bex Stirland (33:43), Lee Morris (33:46), Charlie Johnson (33:55), Clare Dixon (35:50), Andrew Dixon (35:51) and Linda Gossage (39:53).

At Sedgefield, Phil Rutter finished in 22:27 along with Dave Thompson (24:27), April Corbett (25:42), Ian Scott (26:21), Jennifer Hardy (27:10), Gill Colling (27:42), Mary Macivor (30:20), Sally Watson (34:14), Gill Wallis (35:32), Caroline Whan (36:44) and Claire Norman (41:41). At Tees Barrage, Paul Dalton ran there in 18:35 along with Emily Beaumont (26:28) and Rebecca Dodd (27:42), Judith Russell did the Stewart Park run in 33:51, David Ledgerwood ran at Riverside in 26:08 and Sarah Wilson completed the Redcar run in 27:42. At the Marshall Drive run at Brotton, Mark Colling and Anthony Corbett finished in 27:12 and 27:20 respectively, Barbra Barker did the Whinlatter Forest run in 34:57, while David Stewart ran at Bushy in 33:39.

Flying the flag overseas was Katherine Hackett who did the run in Copenhagen, Denmark in 20:49.

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