The Hardmoors series of ultra marathon’s reached its finale
at the weekend with the Hardmoors 60 following the Cleveland Way from
Guisborough to Filey. Wendy Colling
completed the route in 16:48:23 to achieve the 2013 “Grand Slam” of four events
totalling 260 miles. Roy MacDougall and
Anthony Corbett ran the route together, covering 63 miles and 3,500 metres of
ascent in 17:05:40.
At Sedgefield on Sunday, Michael Joyeux finished the
Serpentine trail race in second place overall in 37:21, ahead of Brian Martin
in 44:05, Steve Snook in 48:01 and Paul Jefferies in 53:14. Also competing in the 6.5 mile race were
Danny Gordon (54:42), John Whinn (58:54), Julie Whinn (58:58), Richard Payne
(59:37), Michael Robinson (1:00:56), Claire Norman (1:06:42), Alan Prest
(1:08:39) and Emma Whitworth (1:10:58).
On Sunday afternoon, the Quakers fielded a male and female
team in the NYSD cross country relays.
The ladies team of Lucy Jefferies (13:39), Lynsey Lester (15:55) and
Emma Whitworth (20:17) finished 9th overall whilst the men’s team of
Dean Newton (10:34), Darren Stockdale (13:14), Mark Tallon (14:11) and Michael
Joyeux (11:33) finished in 6th place.
Also at the weekend, Nick Mason completed the Aintree 10k in
39:10 and Joanne Dewar ran the Yorkshire 10k in 1:02:47.
At Albert Park, Stephen Moore and Timothy Francis
completed the park run in 20:30 and 25:05 respectively whilst at Sedgefield’s
event, Dave Thompson (22:46), Abbie Hull (26:16), Lucy Jefferies (29:22) and
Diane Adkins (32:39) finished the scenic, 2 lap course. Paul Appleton ran
at Tees Barrage, finishing in 25:16, followed by Paul Dunn in 26:51 and
Jeanette Appleton in 31:11. At Darlington, Paul Dalton finished second
overall in 17:29, ahead of Michael Joyeux (18:54), Mark Robinson (18:55), Darren
Stockdale (20:03), Dave McLachlan (21:06), Ewan Henderson (21:35), Peter Rowley
(22:23), Darryn Wood (24:35), John Brant (24:39), Gillian Harris (25:57), Nick
Wadd (26:01), Karen Ives (26:25), Paul Hutchinson (27:02), Glyn Casswell
(28:52), Michael King (29:51), Duncan O’Neill (31:36) and Adrian Dent (34:03).
Training sessions are held at and around the club’s base at
Queen Elizabeth 6th Form College Playing Fields, Abbey Road, Darlington (DL3
8LR) on the west side of Darlington. The sessions are held every Tuesday and
Thursday evening from 6:30pm until 8:00pm and are open to all.
Quaker Ladies Cross Country Team