Ella BROWN put in arguably the performance of the weekend for the club at the Jedburgh Half Marathon on Sunday 30th October. Ella has been in fine form of late and ran well once again to finish 11th overall and 2nd female. Her time was a splendid 1.23.14. Meanwhile in the 10k race both Dominic HARRIS and Dean STACKHOUSE ran well. Dominic was 22nd overall in 39.53 and Dean was home in 41.53 and 30th place.
In the reborn, though run on a markedly different course, Morpeth 2 Newcastle Half Marathon Shaun LAND ran a blinder that day. On his debut at the distance recent Harrier League Medium Pack promotee Shaun was 31st overall in 1.29.16. Also taking part in the race was Mike HENRY. It was great to see Mike back racing again and good to see him finish in 1.53.08 to finish 257th.
In the Morpeth to Newcastle Marathon 4 Harriers competed, with Dave BARTRUM first home for us. Results:
151-Dave BARTRUM 4.07.04
250-Maureen BARTRUM 4.42.32
280-Morag DONOGHUE 4.54.44
294-Carol DAVISON 5.02.07
Finally for the day Neil HAMILTON took part in the Newcastle Town Moor Half Marathon, a multi-lap event on the Town Moor. Neil ran very well to finish 32nd in 1.39.24.
The day before there was yet another victory for Steve CARRAGHER at the Druridge Bay Parkrun. On a day when over 200 runner took part, including 19 Harriers, Steve was first home for the 8th time in the events history when finishing in 18.02. Phil HALL was 5th in 18.59, whilst Peter GREY won the male 55 category in 19.33. Rachelle FALLOON was 3rd female finisher, whilst slightly further back there was a great battle between Annabel LILLICO and Sarah GRAY. Both Neil HAMILTON and Christine McALLISTER ran course bests!
1-Steve CARRAGHER 18.02 (77.45%)
5-Phil HALL 18.59 (72.96%)
8-Peter GREY 19.33 (81.33%)
12-Jim LILLICO 20.34 (76.66%)
14-Graham CROW 20.44 (63.99%)
15-Rachele FALLOON 20.48 (71.15%)
21-Neil HAMILTON 21.27
26-Annabel LILLICO 22.12
27-Sarah GRAY 22.14 (66.72%)
48-Mel STEER 24.24 (67.08%)
60-Christine McALLISTER 24.54 (61.04%)
75-Maddy HALL 26.04
90-Mairi CAMPBELL 27.07
91-Conrad STEWART 27.17
93-Phil LEE 27.26 (56.99%)
136-Stuart BRUCE 30.17 (48.71%)
163-Tim SHEPHERD 33.18
184-Nell GAIR 38.42
203-Ian MCALLISTER 44.47
In other 5k events that morning Zoe ROBSON pb’d at the Nonsuch Parkrun in Surrey where she finished 112nd in 23.36. At Workington Richard EASTOE was 47th in 25.11 and wife Gay was 55th in 26.06. Melanie BUCHANAN took part in the Sewerby Parkrun near Bridlington where she clocked 32.08, and Jayne McKENNA was at Kettering where she finished in 32.12.
Above photos are of the 4 Harriers before the Morpeth 2 Newcastle Marathon and Steve CARRAGHER and Graham CROW (with Rachelle and Jim in the background).