Druridge Bay 10k/Edinburgh Half Marathon/Druridge Bay Parkrun/Gibside Parkrun/Hardmoors 160

On Sunday 27th May the next of the 2018 Grand Prix races took place, the very popular Druridge Bay 10k. There were a number of highlights including Carole PAGE finishing 2nd female and our trio of Carole, Jo GASCOIGNE-OWENS and Louise CALLAGHAN winning the womens team prize! Also well done to Jo POWELL who was the 4th female home, but missed out on the team prize as she’d entered the race prior to joining the Harriers.

Here are the results:

10-Ian SIMON 40.12

47-Carole PAGE 45.57

52-Neil HAMILTON 46.24

70-Jo GASCOIGNE-OWENS 48.13

71-Jo POWELL 48.14

78-Stuart MORRIS 48.58

83-Kevin McGEE 49.21

104-Chris STEWART 51.00

107-Cris ATWELL 51.05

113-Ian STEPHENSON 51.29

137-Paul DELLBRIDGE 53.30

157-Louise CALLAGHAN 54.39

189-Emma McGEE 56.22

368-Nell GAIR 1.11.03

373-Lorna STEPHENSON 1.11.25

Also that day 3 Harriers were in action at the Edinburgh Half Marathon. Lisa BASTON ran very well finishing in 1.41.48. Jo WOODCOCK was home in 1.48.10 and Keith SHOTTON finished in 1.58.02.

The previous day there were some good runs by Harriers at the Druridge Bay Parkrun, particularly from Steve PATTERSON who was 2nd finisher in 17.53. Jon ARCHER was next home in 4th and Tim FALCONER 15th and winner of the male 55 category. Brand new member Lawrence REEVES was home in a course pb and Carole PAGE was 4th female, winner of the female 55 category. Amongst others who notched pbs were Harris HALL, Jo POWELL and Alison HUTCHINGS. Also well done to Robert STEPHENSON who beat his father Ian for the first time in quite some time. Results:

2-Steve PATTERSON 17.53

4-Jon ARCHER 19.17

16-Tim FALCONER 20.39 (74.41%)

19-Lawrence REEVES 20.54 (61.72%)

24-Jason DAWSON 21.21

25-John CUTHBERT 21.23

38-Carole PAGE 21.58

42-Harris HALL 22.18 (68.61%)

43-Phil HALL 22.18

52-Jo POWELL 23.03

55-Chris FRIEND 23.20

59-Justine NORMAN 23.44

64-Robert STEPHENSON 24.14 (56.53%)

66-Hannah TAYLOR 24.26

68-Ian STEPHENSON 24.38 (63.46%)

70-Euan FRIEND 24.45

97-David HINDMARSH 26.05

142-Alison HUTCHINGS 28.25

153-Kim BRONZE 29.01

190-Lorna STEPHENSON 32.28 (50.41%)

Elsewhere Alice TETLEY-PAUL trotted round the Gibside Parkrun in 35.50.

Finally for the weekend our amazing Andy STEPHENSON was in action in the Hardmoors 160! This 160 mile race takes in parts of the Cleveland Way and includes over 7000 metres of ascent! He completed this amazing feat in 50.51.13 to finish 5th male and 1st in the male 50 category!!

The above photos are of our winning females at the Druridge Bay 10k and Jo POWELL in action. Also Robert STEPHENSON at the Druridge Bay Parkrun and Andy STEPHENSON receiving his male 50 trophy!

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