The weekend got off to a good start with 3 age category wins for Harriers at 3 different parkrun’s. Peter GREY was fastest of the 5 Harriers in action on Saturday 12th July at a hot and sticky South Shields. Peter won the male 55 category to finish 6th with a superb 81% WAVA score. Elsewhere Diana WEIGHTMAN was fastest in the female 50 age group at Newcastle, whilst Gay EASTOE was quickest in the female 60 category at Workington.
6-Peter GREY 19.07 (81.08%)
116-Diana WEIGHTMAN 23.05 (73.50%)
142-Kim BRONZE 23.49 (62.91%)
17-Richard EASTOE 21.20 (75.16%)
36-Gay EASTOE 25.04 (76.33%)
The following day 4 Harriers took part in the BUPA Great North 10k in Gateshead. On a wet morning Stuart CARTER was first Harrier to finish, not too far ahead of Mark DOUGLAS who ran a 10k pb. John ROSS was next, followed by Harriers debutant Simon ROBINSON. Results:
281-Stuart CARTER 43.09
339-Mark DOUGLAS 43.55
1382-John ROSS 54.43
2788-Simon ROBINSON 1.10 01
Also that day Conrad STEWART travelled north of the border to compete in the Kelso Crawlers 10k. Conrad performed well to finish 83rd of the 172 runners in 49.45, almost 3 minutes quicker than last year. Good work!