Press Report w/e 02/08/2015

by | Aug 4, 2015 | Press Reports

In a fairly quiet week all round, midweek was witness to a black and white vest crossing the line first at a race.

That occurred at the latest Stockton Summer 5K trail race, this time at Pinchinthorpe, near Guisbrough. Though the official times are yet to come, the race resulted in a Quaker 1-2 finish, with Michael Parry winning the event, just ahead of Michael Joyeux in second.

At the 10K race in York, Paul Dalton completed the run there in 35:48, along with Nick Mason (38:08), Richard Hughes (45:00), Diane Vaughan (46:08), Robert Kirby (50:40), Lena Rusa (56:22) and Carol Penney (1:01:21).

The previous week had seen the Cock Howe and Beyond fell race, which covered just over 7 miles and took in a climb of 1,500 feet. Darren Wright completed the undulating course in 57:35 along with Simon Rek (1:00:06), Stephen McAllister (1:03:00), Richard Payne (1:05:28), Gary Read (1:06:14), Andrew Lambe (1:06:29) and Glyn Caswell (1:11:23).

In the Saturday morning parkruns, Marc Ellis finished at South Park in 18:44, followed by Dale Chapman (19:28), Mark Robinson (19:33), Andrew Vernon (20:48), David Whittle (21:58), Rebecca Howard (23:25), John Brant (25:25), Colin Smith (25:35), Simon Farley-Smith (25:56), Fin Fox (27:02), Rebecca Bowes (27:07), Sarah Watson (27:24), Jeff Marriott (27:26), Jes Smith (27:27), Paula Roberts (27:40), Lee Morris (27:52), Mark Trowles (27:56), Andrew Dixon (28:06), Wendy Noble (28:47), Juelz Lee-Deckard (30:04), Duncan O’neil (31:05), Michael King (32:32) and Linda Harrington (38:42).

At Sedgefield Andrew Lambe completed the run there in 21:56 along with Mark Blewitt (25:09), Dave Thompson (25:13), Richard Payne (25:54), Abbie Hull (26:23), Gemma Marshall (27:06), Julie Whinn (27:35), Sally Singleton (29:10), Gill Colling (31:06) and Diane Adkins (35:23).

Two headed to Northallerton for the inaugural parkrun there, where Gary Read finished in 22:46 along with Anthony Corbett in 26:05. At Albert Park, Stephen Moore did the run there in 21:48, Alan Prest completed Durham in 32:36, Emily Beaumont ran at Tees Barrage in 42:16, while Lena Rusa headed to Fountains Abbey finishing there in 43:27.

Among this week tourists, Louise Trainor and Michelle Scruby both headed to the capital, completing the Highbury Fields run in 22:02 and the Old Deer Park run in 29:38 respectively. Lyn Hatch did the run in Worcester in 27:13, while Phil Rutter headed over to the Isle of Wight finishing there in 22:14.

Rebecca Howard is her usual smiling self as she comes into the finish at South Park Rebecca Howard is her usual smiling self as she comes into the finish at South Park