Press Report w/e 13/03/2016

by | Mar 15, 2016 | Press Reports

Quakers were to be found either uphill and down dale or running round in circles last weekend, the latter of which saw a seven year old club record fall by the wayside.

A Dent in Dent - Rob Dent approaching the finish of the Dentdale race

A Dent in Dent – Rob Dent approaching the finish of the Dentdale race

The latest club championship race, the Dentdale Run, took place in the village of Dent in Cumbria. First home for the club over the very undulating 14.2 mile distance was Brian Martin in 1:35:36, followed by Rob Dent (1:37:14), Marc Ellis (1:39:02), Michael Thompson (1:40:41), Dawn Richardson (1:40:43 and third in her age category), Darren Wright (1:45:08), Phil Rutter (1:47:34), Billy Harris (1:55:06), Anthony Corbett (2:00:40), April Corbett (2:02:16), Sandra Cass (2:10:41) and Sandra Martin (2:21:03).

Over in Redcar, the Locke Park 20 mile race saw runners completing 20 one mile laps of the park. Paul Dalton completed the dizzying distance in 2:07:32, coming in sixth place overall and breaking the club record for his age category. Gary Read was next to finish in 2:31:06 followed by Phil Clarke (2:39:56, PB), Gavin Armstrong (2:42:40), Bridget Stewart (2:52:46), Michelle Boshier (3:09:13) and Jeff Marriott (3:12:40).

Four runners headed off in different directions at the weekend in search of a half marathon. At Liverpool, Michael Oliver completed the 13.1 mile distance there in 1:47:38 along with Ian Threadkell (1:55:41) and Paul Rossington (2:04:27), while down in Nottinghamshire, Paul Roberts ran the race held at Worksop in 1:46:47.

Janet Bowlby was the sole Quaker at the Harewood House 10K race near Leeds, completing the distance there in 1:15:13.

Nearer to home, the sixth race of the Stockton Winter 5K trail series took place over at Wynyard. Andrew Vernon completed the one lap route in 21:42 followed by Louise Trainor (22:32 and second female overall), Sarah Watson (25:36), Danny Gordon (27:51), Lisa Jenkins (32:37) and Gill Wallis (37:10).

Two weeks previous had seen six Quakers out on the North Yorkshire coast for the Broxa Breaker, a 30 mile off road route which started from Scarborough. Dave Thompson and Annette Clarke finished the run together in 6 hours 1 minute, while Roy MacDougall, Mark Colling, Wendy Colling and Anthony Corbett all came home in 7 hours 45 minutes.

In the Saturday morning parkruns, Michael Joyeux, Paul Dalton and Dave Jones (PB) all finished at South Park together in 18:36, followed by Jill Clapp (20:52), Daniel Orton (21:14, PB), Nick Wadd (21:17), Ty Hankinson (22:28), David Whittle (23:15), Peter Rowley (23:20), Iain Clyde (23:31), Dale Chapman (24:34), Gary Read (24:50), David Ledgerwood (26:26), Mark Blewitt (26:36), David Hood (27:22), Michelle Scruby (27:34, PB), Phil Clarke (28:22), Andy Whittam (29:20), Lisa Johnstone (29:20), Carol Penney (30:18), Michael King (32:21), Nigel Walker (32:46), Jan Waite (33:37) and Sarah Bayles (34:03).

Over at Sedgefield, Kyle Cook finished in 18:49 along with Dave Thompson (23:07), Anna Hardy (29:35), Jeff Marriott (30:32), Gill Colling (31:06), Lucy Bendle (31:22) and Gill Wallis (36:15). Diane Adkins did the run at Albert Park in 29:12, while down in Nottinghamshire, Paul Roberts ran at Clumber Park in 21:41.