Press Report: 25th June 2013

by | Jun 25, 2013 | Press Reports

On
Saturday, several Quakers took part in the Durham Dales Challenge, a 17 or 30
mile multi-terrain route starting and finishing in Wolsingham.  In the 30 mile event, Nick Mason finished
second in 4:40, whilst Annette Clarke and Charlie Bogg finished in 5:50 as
Charlie set a personal best time over the route.  Corinne Murray recorded 6:09.  In the 17 mile event, Brian Martin finished
in third place overall in 2:16, ahead of Michael Joyeux in 2:27.  Anthony Corbett set a new personal best time
of 2:52, followed by Wendy Colling who finished in 2:59 and Dave Whittle in
3:12.  Julie Whinn, Michelle Boshier,
Sandra Cass and April Corbett ran the route together in 3:36, with Ian Scott
finishing in 3:38.  Emma Whitworth and
Sandra Martin completed the race together in 4:13.

Midweek,
Ropner Park hosted the latest 5k race in the Tees Trail Series.  Michal Ondrej was first home for the club in
18:47, followed by Nic Hollindale in 20:53 and Diane Vaughan in 22:11.  Darryn Wood and Matt Jackson finished in
34:32 and 25:58 respectively. Also midweek, Darlington hosted the latest NYSD
Track & Field event.  In the Senior
Men’s 3000m race, Michael Joyeux finished first in 10:02.0, with Chris Jakeman
finishing in 10:55.0.  Chris and Michael
also competed in the Senior Men’s 400m, recording 1:01.3 and 1:07.9 with Chris
also completing the Senior Men’s 200m in 0:28.1.  Darren Wood finished third in the Senior
Men’s graded 200m with a time of 0:31.1, followed by Aiden Robertson in 0:32.0.

The
Whorlton Run took place on the 19th June, where Michael Joyeux completed
the hilly six mile route in 44:16, followed by Anthony Corbett in 59:53 and
Emma Whitworth in 1:23:08.

On
Sunday, 33 Quakers joined together to form two teams to take part in the
Cleveland Way Relay, covering all 110 miles of the Cleveland Way in one day
which exposed the runners to a variety of weather from brilliant sunshine to
hailstones accompanied by thunder and lightning.  The teams included Darryn Wood, Chris
Jakeman, David Todd, Paul Hutchinson, Colin Wild, Katherine Hackett, Ingrid
Gunning, Sue New, Gillian Harris, Anthony Corbett, Nick Watson, Graham Park,
Ian Bond, Jackie Nicholls, Sarah Watson, Steve Padgett, Chris Minto, Diane
Adkins, Grainne Duffy, Rachel Denham, Steve Snook, Rob Dent, Abbie Hull, Mark
Colling, Wendy Colling, Mark Tallon, April Corbett, Ian Hammond, Diane Gardner,
Leigh Padgett, Stephen Moore and Roy MacDougal.

Also
on Sunday, Graeme Stanton and Sarah Davies travelled to Alnwick to take part in
the 10k trail race; Graeme recording 45:43 and Sarah 55:47.  Meanwhile, the Great North 10k saw Diane
Vaughan finish second in her age group to lead the Quakers home in 46:00,
followed by Paul Beadle who set a new 10k personal best of 48:49.  Marta Rybarczyk finished in 49:16, just ahead
of Stephen McAllister in 49:28, whilst Michael Watson set a new personal best
of 52:09, with Michael King recording 62:33.

In
local park runs, Dave Thompson completed the Hardwick Park route in 22:06,
whilst Diane Adkins and Mark Colling jogged it together in 33:04 and
33:05.  At Albert Park, Stephen Moore ran
the 5k course in 20:40, whilst Nic Hollindale was first lady to finish at Tees
Barrage in 21:56 and Alan Prest completed the multi terrain route at Durham in 30:58.  Dean Newton was first finisher at Darlington
in 17:27 with Nick Wadd next Quaker home in 19:13.  Also running for the club were Rob Dent
(19:45), Ewan Henderson (21:45), Andrew Knox (22:22), Peter Rowley (22:54),
Jeff Marriott (23:21), Ty Hankinson (23:47), Aiden Robertson (27:26), Gillian
Harris (28:42), Sally Singleton (30:36), Adrian Dent (32:35), Nicola Haigh
(36:47) and Michael King (38:15).

Steve Padgett and Sarah Watson at Skinningrove Steve Padgett and Sarah Watson at Skinningrove