Beeston Parkrun/Druridge Bay Parkrun/Workington Parkrun/South Shields Parkrun/Durham Parkrun/Northern Cross Country Championships

Alnwick Harriers had runners in 5 different parkruns on Saturday 30th January, with the quickest time coming down at the Beeston Parkrun in Nottingham, courtesy of Dan LENG. Dan ran the fastest 5k by a Harrier so far this year by clocking 18.40 to finish 5th.

Closer to home there were a large number of excellent performances at the Druridge Bay Parkrun. Jordan ROGERSON ran well once again to finish 3rd in a course pb of 19.33, whilst there were age category wins for David HENDERSON (male 55), David BARNES (male 45), Peter EMBLETON (male 60) and David COOPER (male 65). Also well done to Justine NORMAN who was 1st female finisher for the 3rd time! Results:

3-Jordan ROGERSON 19.33

14-David HENDERSON 22.10 (71.73%)

19-David BARNES 22.55

21-Peter EMBLETON 23.12 (71.62%)

28-Justine NORMAN 24.16 (64.84%)

47-Maddy HALL 26.34

49-David COOPER 26.48 (63.74%)

57-Tim SHEPHERD 28.26 (48.36%)


There was also age category success for Richard EASTOE at Workington that morning, where he won the male 60 category in 22.23 by finishing 25th. Wife Gay was 68th in 26.12. Lorna STEPHENSON was in action at South Shields where she finished 143rd in 34.24 and Kirsty STEED was 319th at Durham in 41.16.

Later on that day Micky AISTON was the clubs sole representative in the Northern Cross Country Championships at Witton Park, Blackburn. On a very muddy course Micky was 596th in 1.12.53.

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