George Ogle Memorial Race/Clive Cookson 10k

Wednesday 23rd May saw Harriers having the choice of 2 Grand Prix races, the undulating George Ogle Memorial Race and the fast Clive Cookson 10k.

As always there were some very good performances at both events with Ian SIMON finishing in the top 10 at the George Ogle in Swalwell. Adam SPILLER was a minute back in 11th, whilst Tim FALCONER was next improving on his time from last year. Angie EMBLETON was the first of our women, 4th female overall. Tracey SAMPLE was not far behind and Denise DRUMMOND was our 3rd female. Also of note Mary PLUMLEY was over 2 minutes faster over the 5.5 (ish) mile course than last year!


9-Ian SIMON 36.36

11-Adam SPILLER 37.36

27-Tim FALCONER 39.40

38-Jason DAWSON 40.51

53-Angie EMBLETON 43.12

59-Tracey SAMPLE 43.39

67-Denise DRUMMOND 44.44

75-Cris ATWELL 45.28

83-Ian STEPHENSON 46.55

117-Ruth DOCTOR 51.19

128-Robert STEPHENSON 52.35

129-Mary PLUMLEY 52.47

142-John ROSS 54.21

178-Lorna STEPHENSON 1.02.31

Meanwhile just the 3 Harriers took part in the North Shields Poly organised Clive Cookson 10k, a splendid 2 lap fast course. James WILLOUGHBY continued his fine form with a 10k pb of 36.54 to finish 30th of over 350 runners. Paul ROBINSON ran well once again to finish 181st in 46.38, and Phil LEE was 265th in 53.22.

Photos are of Angie EMBLETON, Jason DAWSON and Ruth DOCTOR in the George Ogle, whilst Paul ROBINSON is in the Clive Cookson. Grand Prix standings to follow asap…….

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