Press Report: 15th October 2013

by | Oct 15, 2013 | Press Reports

There was a strong turnout from the Quakers Running Club at
Richmond last weekend, with 35 runners completing the hilly 10k race. 
First home for the club was Brian Martin in 41:34, narrowly beating Mark
Robinson in 41:45.  Colin Wild finished in 42:24, ahead of Katherine
Hackett who finished third in her age group with 43:18.  Stephen Moore
(45:14), managed to keep just ahead of Michael Kay (45:16), with Corinne Murray
close behind in 45:29.  Dave McLachlan had a good run to
record 46:06, despite having completed a marathon the week before, with
Barry Mahaffey and Andrew Walker finishing in 47:20 and 49:01
respectively.  Also representing the club were Andy Murray (50:10), Peter
Dods (50:13), Peter Rowley (50:17), Mark Colling (51:23), Danny Gordon (51:47),
Wendy Colling (51:50), Nigel Walker (53:02), Neil Harrington (53:20), Stephen
McAllister (56:26), Colin Smith (56:33), Paul Appleton (56:52), Clare Stradling
(57:07), Rob Marquiss (57:08), Ian Young (57:11), Michelle Boshier (57:12),
John Brant (57:28), Bridget Stewart (58:12), Daniel Crane (58:25), Pamela
Barrass (58:32), Jamie Burn (58:50), Kevin Simpson (61:31), Paul Hutchinson
(62:32), Harry Prince (64:37), Alan Prest (64:46) and Jeanette Appleton
(65:15).  The ladies team event was won
by the Quakers trio of Katherine Hackett, Corinne Murray and Wendy Colling, who
finished 7th, 10th and 27th.

Also at the weekend, at Ponteland, Louise Trainor won the
ladies race at the Kirkley 10k in 43:32.

In
local park runs, Stephen Moore completed his 200th event as he finished the
Albert Park route in 20:15.  At Sedgefield, Lucy Jefferies was first lady
to finish the picturesque route in 21:25, followed by Dave Thompson in 23:58
and Wendy Colling in 24:57.  Sandra Cass set a new 5k personal best of
25:34, with Mark Colling also finishing in 25:34.  Abbie Hull, April
Corbett and Gill Colling all completed the undulating course in 26:11, 26:30
and 33:02 respectively.  At Blackhill, Anthony Corbett completed the hilly
route in 25:09 whilst Jeanette Appleton ran the Tees Barrage course in
30:16.  At Darlington, Michael Joyeux was first runner home in a new 5k pb
of 16:31, followed by Dawn Richardson (20:02), Dave Whittle (21:45), Peter
Rowley (22:40), Ewan Henderson (23:08), Wendy Noble (27:39), Michael King
(28:40), Will Todd (29:39), Jill Wallis (33:16) and Emma Whitworth (38:33).