Press Report w/e 01/12/2019

by | Dec 3, 2019 | Press Reports

Most Quakers headed west in a final scramble for points, while one runner took the black and white vest to a new country.

Phil Clarke heading round a chilly Croft circuit

The club championship and 10K league competitions both came to a close over at Ravenstonedale. Paul Dalton completed the undulating countryside route in sixth place overall in 38:12, followed by Rob Dent (40:47), Rebecca Howard (42:54 and the first female finisher), Michael Thompson (43:47), Brian McLaren (47:04), Rob Gillham (47:33), Louise Trainor  (47:40), Dave Murphy (49:24), Graham Park (50:07), Helen Clark (54:12), Emily Beaumont (54:54), David Ledgerwood (55:39), Judith Russell (1:03:52), Bex Stirland (1:08:05), James Simpson (1:14:24), Karen Dove (1:15:07) and Naomi Dixon (1:22:48).

Just down the road, the 5K race took place around Croft circuit. Dawn Richardson covered the one-and-a-half laps in 19:30 (and first in her age category), along with Corey Horn (19:53), Adrian Cottam (20:48), Steve Snook (21:16), David Mclachlan (21:39), Ian Hart (23:17), Phil Clarke (23:48), Hannah Alderson (26:28), Kelly Smith (30:21) and Linda Gossage (38:20).

The icy weather put paid to quite a few parkruns, including South Park and, for the first time ever in its eleven year history, Albert Park. Of those which did go ahead, David Todd finished at Catterick in 21:27 followed by Peter Rowley (24:58), Jo Meynell (27:08), Darren Alderson (27:09), Janette Croft (28:41) and Lisa Alderson (31:20) while at Sedgefield, Jeff Marriott ran there in 26:33 along with Anthony Corbett (27:04) and April Corbett (27:05). Stephen Moore did the Stewart Park run in 27:37, Helen Spaven ran at Stirling in 30:43, while David Stewart did the Bushy run in 29:03.

Flying the flag overseas was Paul Ryan who did the Futakotamagawa run in Tokyo, Japan in 32:48.