Haddington Half Marathon/Newcastle Parkrun/Glanton Show Hill Race/Forestburn Fell Race/Lowther Trail Run/ITU World Duathlon Champs

On Saturday 10th August Charlie GILLON and John ROSS made the trip north of the border to take part in the Haddington Half Marathon. Results:

105-Charlie GILLON 1.42.25

128-John ROSS 1.46.02


Also that day 3 Harriers were in Newcastle Parkrun action. Results:

74-Andy SQUIRES 21.17 (69.30%)

158-Phil BASTON 24.06 (58.85%)

159-Charlotte BASTON 24.07 (64.27)

Finally that day Bruce CROMBIE continued his fantastic 2013 by finishing 2nd in the 3.5 mile Glanton Show Hill Race. Bruce was a close 2nd to Elswick Harriers top class Ethiopian Tadele GEREMEW, the winner of last weeks Morpeth 10k. Bruce’s time is to follow asap.

The following day he went one better, winning his 2nd fell race of the year, the Forestburn Fell Race. Bruce was 2 seconds ahead of his nearest rival completing the 4.5k race in 19.30. Superb work Bruce!


Also on Sunday Gay and Richard EASTOE took part in the Lowther Trail Run in Cumbria. The pair finished this undulating, boggy half marathon, which included wading through the River Lowther, in joint 67th place in 2.35.11.

Finally well done to Harriers Tracey SAMPLE, Jock BOLAM and Richard AGAN who all performed superbly well in the ITU World Duathlon Championships in Ottawa, Canada on Sunday. Highlight was Richard AGAN who finished a superb 3rd, winning a bronze medal!More info re this race is at http://www.alnwicktriathlon.co.uk/.


Photos courtesy of Bob MARSHALL, Ian SIMON and Dave LOWE.

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