Wallington 10k/Durham City 10k/Druridge Bay Parkrun/Gateshead Parkrun/Workington Parkrun

On a hot and humid night 3 Harriers travelled over to take part in the Run Northumberland Wallington 10k on Wednesday 20th July. The course is a toughie, regarded as one of the hardest in the county, therefore times were down for most runners compared to their normal 10k efforts. However of our 3 Gary COWELL was the star of the show. Having his first race since May Gary won the male 40 category, finishing 19th of 159 finishers. Mark DOCTOR and Paul ROBINSON both struggled round slightly further back! Results:

19-Gary COWELL 44.34

27-Mark DOCTOR 46.31

54-Paul ROBINSON 51.50

Also that night and on another tough course another 3 members took part in the Durham City 10k. Results:

694-John ROSS 1.00.44

899-Stuart BRUCE 1.05.59

1233-Kirsty STEED 1.27.15

On Saturday 23rd July, on the eve of the Northumberland Coastal Run, a good number of Harriers took part in the Druridge Bay Parkrun where there was yet another win for Carole PAGE! This is the 3rd time in July that Carole has been 1st female home at the event. She was just ahead of fellow Harrier, 2nd placed Angie EMBLETON. Also of note Jayne McKENNA ran a course pb! Results:

19-Carole PAGE 21.43 (83.35%)

23-Angie EMBLETON 22.07 (70.08%)

26-Dominic HARRIS 22.29

42-Mel STEER 24.17

50-Kim BRONZE 25.18 (60.21%)

61-Mairi CAMPBELL 26.34 (58.34%)

62-Catherine JACKSON 26.36

64-Mary PLUMLEY 26.46 (58.34%)

88-Stuart BRUCE 28.10

98-Jayne McKENNA 28.59

108-Pam WHELDON 29.21

121-Ed WHELDON 30.16

141-Nell GAIR 33.43


Elsewhere Ross ANDERSON once again ran well at the Gateshead Parkrun where he clocked 18.45 to finish an excellent 3rd. Richard and Gay EASTOE raced at Workington with Richard finishing 41st in 24.18 and Gay 51st in 25.56.

Photo of Carole PAGE at Druridge Bay courtesy of Justine NORMAN.

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