A much quieter week than the last one saw most Quakers heading just down the road for the latest league and championship race.
The 10K race at Scorton saw Quakers taking up almost a quarter of the field, with four black and white vests finishing in the top ten. Dave Jones completed the multi-terrain route in 38:31 (in fifth place overall and first in his age category) followed by David Matthew (39:21 and in sixth place overall), Brian Martin (39:56, in eighth place overall and first in his age category), Dawn Richardson (41:32, in ninth place overall and the first female finisher), Billy Harris (43:15), Rob Dent (44:02), Katherine Hackett (44:21 and the third female finisher), Louise Trainer (45:41 and first in her age category), Andrew Walsh (46:35), Rob Gilham (47:20), Stuart Hardcastle (47:29), Iain Clyde (50:08), Julie Russell (50:53), Phil Clarke (52:02), Sandra Martin (52:41), Karen Garfield (54:13), Ian Scott (54:32), Helen Clark (56:42), Caroline Litster (58:48), Kathryn Plant (1:00:11), Ruth Middleton (1:08:24), Rachel Maddison (1:16:31) and Bex Stirland (1:16:32).
Five headed up to Seaham for the Branches and Bays 10K, held on a multi-terrain route including parts of the beach. Nigel Eddy finished in 1:07:04 along with Susan Rigg (1:31:36), Clare Mcgrath (1:35:18), Fiona Dixon (1:35:47) and Chris Parsons (1:35:47).
Two Quakers were out midweek as well. At the fifth run of the Darlington Trail Series 5K, Jeff Marriott completed the route held along the old railway line in 29:40.
Meanwhile, David Matthew was up at the Quayside 5K, finishing the flat route along the River Tyne in 18:24.
In the Saturday morning parkruns, Dave Jones finished at South Park in 18:34 followed by Marc Ellis (19:59), Ed Griffiths (22:31), David Whittle (22:34), Rob Gillham (22:55), Graham Park (23:03), Ian Hart (23:50), Stuart Masterman (24:25), Ginny Gannaway (24:36), Dawn Richardson (25:15), Peter Rowley (26:04), Paul Reid (26:37), Julie Bell (26:38), Rebecca Howard (26:45), David Aiken (26:46), Robert Mcsherry (27:06), Rebecca Bowes (27:21), Elizabeth Kennedy (27:38), Lisa Bowerbank (28:53), Bryan Dale (28:59), Michael King (29:34), Mark Trowles (30:38), Sue New (31:26), Diane Lockhart (32:50), Helen Carver (32:50), Philippa Rayner (33:09), Lisa Johnstone (33:55), Patrick Robson (33:57), Ian Hamond (35:05), Wendy Thompson (43:35) and Dawn Raper (43:35),
At Catterick, Steven Major ran there in 22:12 along with Phil Rutter (22:29), Phil Clarke (25:01), Dan Rowlands (25:02), David Ledgerwood (25:56), Abbie Hull (27:00), Gill Colling (27:32), Jo Meynell (31:47), Sally Singleton (31:55) and Linda Gossage (38:28) while at Albert Park, Stephen Moore finished in 28:15 followed by Judith Russell (33:35), Bethany Symonds (33:48) and Naomi Dixon (38:03). At Sedgefield, Stuart Hardcastle did the run in 22:50 along with Jeff Marriott (27:26) and Sarah Watson (38:48), Rebecca Dodd finished at Stewart Park in 32:21, Anthony Corbett did the Storthes Hall run in 27:05 and Andrew Dixon ran at Keswick in 22:28. At Salisbury, Julie and John Whinn ran there in 25:23 and 30:21 respectively, John Mcgrath did the Humber Bridge run in 35:01 and David Stewart ran at Fountains Abbey in 30:11. Paul Davies did the Haigh Woodland run in 20:36, Francis Connolly ran at Fulham palace in 24:04 and Richard Payne did the Glasgow Victoria Park run in 26:16.