Most Quakers headed down to Yorkshire at the weekend, as the club championship officially kicked off.

Graham Park eagerly looking out for the turning point at Dewsbury

There was a large turnout at Dewsbury for the 10K race taking place on the out and back course from the town centre. Michael Joyeux led the large black and white contingent home in 33:38 followed by Darren Wright (39:15), Michael Kipling (41:08), Marc Ellis (41:48), Billy Harris (42:36), Chris Minto (43:18), Edward Griffiths (45:07), Mark Robinson (45:14), Diane Vaughan (45:41), Paul Pomfret (45:23), David Todd (45:32), David Whittle (46:01), Andrew Dixon (46:11), Louise Trainor (47:08), Graham Park (47:38), Rob Gillham (48:16), Phil Clarke (48:23), Wendy Colling (48:42), Julie Whinn (51:37), Vikki Bean (52:40), Mark Colling (53:53), Juliette Mclaren (53:53), Melissa Hird (57:16), Wendy Noble (58:29), Judith Russell (58:58), Michelle Scruby (59:41), Caroline Litster (59:45), Tracey Plaskitt (1:01:04), Helen Spaven (1:01:39), Miranda Kirby (1:02:17), Lisa Jenkins (1:03:01), Ruth Middleton (1:04:36) and Naomi Dixon (1:19:38).

Also heading south was Julie Russell who ran in the Pateley Pie ‘n’ Pint 10 mile race, completing the route alongside the River Nidd in 1:48:47.

Two Quakers travelled up to Heddon-on-the-Wall for the Close House 10K trail race; Anthony Corbett finishing the off-road distance in 59:28 along with David Ledgerwood in 1:00:05.

In the Saturday morning parkruns, Dave Jones finished at South Park in 18:59 followed by Gareth Kyle (20:00), Neil Gooding (20:29), Ian Bond (21:34), James Atkinson (21:47), Thomas Gannaway (21:54), Mike Watson (23:30), Ian Hart (23:37), Patrick Robson (23:41), Phil Clarke (23:58), Steve Howell (24:10), Ginny Gannaway (24:33), Paul Roberts (25:10), Stuart Masterman (25:31), Daniel Orton (25:38), Rebecca Bowes (26:39), Viv Hardwick (26:48), Elizabeth Kennedy (26:49), Rob Gillham (26:51), Julie Bell (27:17), Darren Alderson (27:22), Carl Foxton (27:31), Lisa Bowerbank (27:32), Paul Taylor (27:37), Tony Smith (27:51), John Mcgrath (27:59), John Cooke (28:19), Jo Meynell (28:36), Amy Woodcock (28:37), Martin Mcgregor (29:14), Stuart Burkin (29:17), Helen Clarke (29:22), Peter Cowan (29:25), Lee Morris (30:00), Michael King (30:19), Bryan Dale (30:35), Angela Taylor (30:35), Richard Hughes (30:55), Hayley Wooding (31:13), Charlie Johnson (31:27), Alison Hardwick (31:40), Neil Scollick (32:26), Jennifer Hardy (32:35), Mary Macivor (32:53), Paul Ryan (34:26), Ashleigh Atkinson (36:34), Linda Gossage (39:32), Naomi Dixon (40:08), Katrina Cockburn (42:12) and Andy Walker (43:17).

At Sedgefield, Chris Evans finished in 23:30 along with Jeff Marriott (27:08), Helen Spaven (30:10) and Sally Watson (34:57), while at Tees Barrage, Emily Beaumont and Ian Scott ran there in 27:21 and 30:12 respectively. David Ledgerwood did the Riverside run in 26:40, at Albert Park, Phil Rutter and Stephen Moore finished in 22:05 and 27:21 respectively, Rebecca Howard did the Castle Howard run in 31:23, Rebecca Dodd ran at Brotton in 30:36 while at Catterick, Janette Croft and Michelle Dale finished there in 31:19 and 35:06. Further afield, Peter Rowley ran at Penrith in 25:35 while David Stewart did the Kingston run in 29:03.