Hillforts and Headaches/Morpeth 11k

4 Harriers were in action at the Hillforts and Headaches fell race at Rothbury on New Years Day. The race starts at the Newcastle Arms and is a 3 mile uphill sprint to the top of Beacon Hill. Bruce CROMBIE started the new year as he finished off the old one, in fine form. Bruce improved on 2013’s time by just over a minute to finish 5th and take more honours, the male 40 category. Andy SQUIRES, Jim LILLICO and John COCKBURN also represented us. Results:

5-Bruce CROMBIE 25.03

17-Mike TELFER 28.16 (NFR)

23-Andy SQUIRES 29.19

31-Jim LILLICO 30.47

72-John COCKBURN 42.50

Later that day 6 Harriers were taking part in the Morpeth 11k. The race starts at Morpeth Rugby Club and heads out into the country through Mitford along undulating roads, before returning to the town centre along a fast downhill 3 mile stretch. Adam FLETCHER was quids in finishing 2nd in the male 45 category. Mark DOCTOR and Stuart MORRIS had a close battle, whilst Cris ATWELL, Alex REED and Shelley COATES also took part Results:

28-Adam FLETCHER 40.20

88-Mark DOCTOR 48.01

89-Stuart MORRIS 48.02

105-Cris ATWELL 51.15

123-Alex REED 55.03

133-Shelley COATES 56.53



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