On Sunday 22nd July 3 Harriers took part in the Two Nations 7k, a race organised by the Friends of the Union Chain Bridge in order to raise funds and awareness of the 200 year old wrought iron suspension bridge near Paxton. The highlight of the race from our point of view was Junior Harrier Lauren BROWNs performance where she was 8th overall and winner of the ladies race in 33.29! Just over 2 minutes ahead of her and 5th overall was Adam FLETCHER in 31.19, whilst Mike TELFER was 11th in 34.02.
Back on Friday John CUTHBERT and Laura McLEAN Jr took part in the Northern Frontrunners organised LGBT 5k at the Town Moor in Newcastle. John was 48th home in 20.32 and Laura was 306th in 28.21.
In the world of parkrun the quickest time by our runners on the morning of Saturday 21st July was by Peter GREY at Druridge Bay. Peter finished 11th overall in 20.20 and was comfortably the 1st male 60 home. Just under a minute behind Peter and 1st female finisher once again was Carole PAGE in 21.10. Also for our ladies Jo POWELL was 3rd, Alice TETLEY-PAUL was 4th, Mel STEER was 1st female 50 and Nell GAIR knocked over a minute off her previous 5k pb! Results:
11-Peter GREY 20.20 (78.85%)
15-Carole PAGE 21.10 (87.87%)
32-Jo POWELL 23.14 (68.36%)
33-Alice TETLEY-PAUL 23.16 (63.68%)
36-Mel STEER 23.48
43-Peter EMBLETON 24.43 (69.12%)
71-Neil HAMILTON 26.43
74-Nell GAIR 27.21
82-David COOPER 27.42 (63.66%)
121-Eileen GUTHRIE 31.11 (56.55%)
122-Jennifer KNIGHT 31.12 (48.50%)
123-Linda PATTERSON 31.13
137-Alex KNIGHT 33.07
139-Mark HUME 33.29 (54.80%)
162-George WILLIAMS 41.35
170-Eleanor HEELEY 48.27
Elsewhere David BARNES was winner of the male 45 category at the Aviemore Parkrun where he finished 11th in 21.20. David HINDMARSH was at the Holkham Parkrun on the north Norfolk coast where he was 25th in 21.49. Kim BRONZE was 89th at the Bakewell Parkrun in 24.10 and at Newbiggin Ian STEPHENSON was 22nd in 23.49, whilst wife Lorna was 84th in 34.00.
The following day also in Norfolk young Tess HINDMARSH ran really well at the Kings Lynn Junior Parkrun where she was 7th of 70 runners and 2nd female in 9.14. Well done Tess!!!
Finally, back on Wednesday 18th July 2 Harriers took part in the notoriously undulating Wallington 10k. Angie EMBLETON was an excellent 5th female and winner of the female 45 category, by finishing 35th overall in 46.56. George WILLIAMS was 111th and 3rd in the male 65 category, finishing 111th in 1.01.39.
Above photos are of Lauren BROWN/Mike TELFER at Paxton, John CUTHBERT/Laura McLEAN Jr at the Town Moor and Jo POWELL/Alice TETLEY-PAUL at Druridge Bay.