Another busy week saw Quakers out and about at several locations over the last seven days.
The latest Hardmoors event, the 60 mile took place along the coast from Guisborough down to Filey. Claire Chapman and Rebecca Bowes completed the route along the Cleveland Way together in 16 hours 50 minutes, with Jamie Norman not far behind in 17 hours 35 minutes.
The largest turnout of Quakers was down the road for the Vale of York half marathon, starting and finishing on the airfield. Mike Kipling completed the 13.1 mile distance in 1:27:12 along with Billy Harris (1:34:59), Steven Major (1:38:39), Diane Vaughan (1:43:39), Daniel Orton (1:54:49), Helen Clarke (2:09:26), Darren Alderson (2:09:28), Jamie Pratt (2:13:18), James Simpson (2:13:53), Hayley Wooding (2:21:18), Ruth Middleton (2:37:39) and Helen Spaven (2:42:59).
Also running the same distance were the five who headed up to the Lambton Estate for the trail race being held there. Katherine Hackett finished the route in 1:44:07 (and the first female finisher overall), followed by Chris Evans (2:05:43), Anthony Corbett (2:08:17), April Corbett (2:08:18) and Kathryn Plant (2:33:04).
Dave Thompson was out on his own at the Shotley Peninsula 50 mile event down in Suffolk, completing the multi-terrain distance just south of Ipswich in 11 hours 1 minute.
Three runners headed over to the Sedgefield Serpentine race, which saw Rob Dent completing the 6.5 mile trail route in 45:26 along with Rob Gillham in 50:58 and Karen Garfield in 59:05.
Neil Gooding was the sole Quaker at the Beck Busters 10K race, finishing the multi terrain distance around the village of Bishop Monkton in 44:25.
Paul Dalton was also the sole representative at the Castleton Show Run, completing the undulating 6 mile distance in ninth place overall in 39:22.
Just down the road at the Christine Brass Memorial 5K at Barnard Castle, Corey Horn finished the multi-lap event in 21:06 (and in fourth place overall) followed by Gareth Kyle (21:30 and in sixth place overall), Phil Clarke (24:31), John McGrath (25:52), Dan Rowlands (26:12), Gavin Armstrong (27:25), Michael King (31:16), Charlotte Kyle (33:12), Susan Rigg (33:54), Rachel Maddison (36:05) and Lin Gossage (43:22).
Midweek had seen Stuart Hardcastle run in the final race of this year’s Tees Trail Summer 5K Series, completing the event at Preston Park in 25:07.
In the Saturday morning parkruns, David Matthew finished at South Park in 18:38 followed by Michael Parry (19:16), Rebecca Howard (21:24), Rob Gillham (22:47), Phil Clarke (23:03), Luke Minall (23:32), Jonathan Eccles (23:46), Stuart Masterman (24:18), Anna Harris (24:53), Julie Whinn (25:28), Ian Hart (26:11), Elizabeth Kennedy (26:37), Carl Foxton (27:16), Paul Reid (27:23), John West (27:36), David Stewart (27:52), Danny Gordon (28:01), Tracey Plaskitt (28:14), Michael King (28:15), Bryan Dale (28:21), Mark Trowles (28:32), Bex Stirland (31:04), Charlie Johnson (31:36), Helen Whiting (31:59), Lucy Bendle (32:49), Peter Cowan (33:35), Olly Marshall-Moore (33:45), Paul Ryan (34:32), Hannah Robinson (34:45), Rachel Grayson (37:03), Helen Spaven (39:25), Helen Ridley (41:05) and Michelle Dale (41:05).
At Tees Barrage, Emily Beaumont finished in 25:48 along with Lewis Boshier (26:55), Michelle Boshier (26:58), Hannah Alderson (29:14), Rebecca Dodd (34:13) and Sally Watson (35:14) while at Sedgefield, Gary Read ran there in (23:43) with Andrew Vernon (23:43) and Rachel Maddison (34:30). Dave Jones was first across the line at the Marshall Drive run in 18:39 followed by Tom Chapman in 20:49, at Albert Park, Judith Russell and Naomi Dixon ran there in 30:18 and 37:15 respectively, while at Catterick, Jennifer Hardy finished in 24:40 along with Anneli Mackenzie Brown (26:25) and Mary Macivor (29:04). Sarah Wilson ran at Stewart Park in 28:16, David Ledgerwood did the Prudhoe run in 29:43, Glyn Casswell finished at Warrington in 27:25, Stuart Hardcastle ran at Wepre in 25:05, Peter Rowley did the Penryhn run in 26:54 and Richard Payne finished at Glasgow Victoria Park in 27:05.