Newcastle Parkrun/Whitley Bay Parkrun/Pica Boxing Day Run

There were some brilliant performances at the Newcastle Parkrun on Saturday 28th December, including 2 top 5 finishes and a pb. Bruce CROMBIE reversed the Simonside Cairns finishing positions by beating fellow Harrier Adam FLETCHER, with the pair finishing 2nd and 5th. Diana WEIGHTMAN was a superb 3rd female home, easily won the female 50 category and knocked over 20 seconds off her 5k pb! A good way for the club to end 2013! Results:

2-Bruce CROMBIE 17.18

5-Adam FLETCHER 17.59

57-Diana WEIGHTMAN 21.40

175-Phil LEE 26.05

Along the coast Danny RICHARDSON and Mark JEFFERIES battled it out at Whitley Bay. In a good battle both finished in the top 10, with Danny “Dream Boy” RICHARDSON prevailing. Results:

5-Danny RICHARDSON 18.56

8-Mark JEFFERIES 19.17

Finally Gay and Richard EASTOE took part in the Pica Boxing Day Run, organised by Workington based Cumberland AC. The pair ran together as always, finishing the undulating 4.5 mile race 61st and 62nd in 43.27 and 43.29.

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