Druridge Bay Parkrun/Gateshead Parkrun/Newcastle Parkrun/Rising Sun Parkrun/Cambridge Parkrun/Falkirk Parkrun/Penrith Parkrun/Maidenhead Parkrun/Haga Parkrun/Maidenhead Half Marathon

Members of Alnwick Harriers took part in 9 parkruns on the morning of Saturday 3rd September. Closest to home Adam FLETCHER and Carole PAGE were both winners at Druridge Bay! Of 152 finishers Adam was 1st home in 18.50, whilst Carole was 18th overall and 1st female in 21.35. Also regular participant Neil HAMILTON took part in his first race for us having joined recently and celebrated the matter by scoring a course pb! Laura McLEAN Sr took part in the event for the first time and Lorna STEPHENSON was back in action after several months out with injury.



1-Adam FLETCHER 18.50 (78.94%)

18-Carole PAGE 21.35

20-Neil HAMILTON 21.57

75-Laura McLEAN 27.44 (62.80%)

105-Jayne McKENNA 30.48

131-Nell GAIR 33.31

147-Lorna STEPHENSON 40.20


There was another excellent run by Ross GATESHEAD at Gateshead where he improved on recent times to finish 4th in 17.55. Not far away at Newcastle both Dominic HARRIS and Dean STACKHOUSE ran course bests. Dom was 12th in 18.21, just outside his 5k best which he achieved at the Sunderland 5k a couple of months back, whilst Dean was 28th in 19.32.


Peter GREY took part in the Rising Sun Parkrun that morning. Peter was 7th in 19.48 and won the male 55 age group. Howard TAYLOR turned in a decent performance at Cambridge where he was 64th in 21.08, whilst Mel STEER was 81st at Maidenhead in 25.46 and Stuart BRUCE was 83rd in 30.07 at Penrith. Gay and Richard EASTOE ran at the Falkirk Parkrun where they finished the 5k in 28.28 and 28.29. Finally Zoe ROBSON was in Sweden where she competed in the Haga Parkrun at Solna, Stockholm! Zoe was 40th in 26.42.


The following day Mel STEER represented the club in the Maidenhead Half Marathon. Mel performed well to finish in 1.47.51.

Photos are of Adam FLETCHER and Laura McLEAN at Druridge Bay, Dom HARRIS at Newcastle and Zoe ROBSON in Sweden.

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