Press Report w/e 28/12/2014

by | Dec 30, 2014 | Press Reports

While most people were busy opening their presents on Thursday morning, thirty-two Quakers started the big day with a Christmas Day parkrun, where the festive spirit was certainly on show with some interesting outfits gracing the park!

At South Park, Dawn Richardson finished in 19:48, followed by Rob Dent (20:30), Richard Hughes (20:41), Nick Wadd (20:48), Paul Roberts (20:58, PB), Louise Trainor (21:16), Phil Rutter (21:31), David Todd (21:35), David Aiken (21:36), Ty Hankinson (21:39), Phil Clarke (22:00), Rob Gillham (22:29), Diane Vaughan (22:42), Andrew Walker (22:45), James Simpson (23:12, PB), Peter Rowley (23:32), Gary Read (23:42), Bridget Stewart (24:34), Mark Blewitt (25:28), Phill Hall (26:18), Jes Smith (26:56), Paula Roberts (27:54), Sarah Watson (28:18), Andrew Vernon (28:18), Sally Singleton (29:30), Michael King (29:44), Diane Adkins (31:48), Hazel Commane (33:31), Peter Commane (33:31) and Adrian Dent (37:02).

Further afield, Stephen Moore ran at Albert Park in 20:53, while Jill Wallis did the Sedgefield run in 40:48.

At the Jolly Holly Jog 10K race at Ripon, Colin Wild completed the course there in 45:25 along with Gavin Armstrong (52:47), Peter Rowley (52:59), Robert Kirby (54:42), Clare Westwood (1:00:32) and Andrew Vernon & Sarah Watson who finished together in 1:03:04.

Ian Bond was the sole runner to brave the hills at the Guisborough Woods fell race finishing the race, which covered 7 miles with over 1300 feet of climb, in 59:04.

In the regular Saturday morning parkruns, Peter Commane finished at South Park in 19:46 followed by Ian Readman (20:18), Brian Martin (20:31), Nick Wadd (21:15), Michael Joyeux (21:32), Ewan Henderson (21:53), David Todd (21:56), Zoe Rothery (21:57), Paul Roberts (22:08), Andrew Vernon (22:08), David Mclachlan (22:14), Dale Chapman (23:09), Rob Gillham (23:10), Peter Rowley (23:29), James Simpson (23:30), Richard Coulson (23:40), Danny Gordon (24:41), Lesley Miller (24:44), Paul Appleton (25:17), Mark Blewitt (25:51), Alec Cinamon (26:39), Rebecca Bowes (27:30), Gary Read (27:31), Paula Roberts (28:10), Jeanette Appleton (28:16), Matt Jackson (28:20), Lee Morris (29:20), Sally Singleton (29:21), Michael King (29:50), Lisa Johnstone (32:10) and Adrian Dent (36:23).

At Sedgefield, Ty Hankinson completed the run there in 22:32 along with Phil Clarke (22:51), Wendy Colling (24:35), Mark Colling  (27:43), Sandra Cass (28:20), April Corbett (28:21), Julie Whinn (28:33), Nicola Howe (28:34), Diane Adkins (33:19) and Jill Wallis (35:21).

At Fountains Abbey, Mark Tallon and Darren Stockdale did the run there in 20:27 and 20:32 respectively, Colin Wild completed the Hackworth run in 22:23, while for the second week running Lucy Bendle did the run in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in 30:34.

Paul Roberts celebrates his half century with a PB at the Christmas Day parkrun Paul Roberts celebrates his half century with a PB at the Christmas Day parkrun