A fairly quiet week saw one Quaker representing the country while several others came home with prizes.
Michael Joyeux got to wear the England vest at the British and Irish Masters Cross Country International at Liverpool, completing the 8K route held around the famous Aintree racecourse in 26:15.
There was a double victory at the latest championship race, the Town Moor half marathon up at Newcastle. Dave Jones won the race, finishing in 1:23:43, while Katherine Hackett was the first female across the line in 1:37:03. Louise Trainor was the second female finisher in 1:41:04 followed by Diane Vaughan (1:42:14, and first in her age category), Rob Gillham (1:44:50) and Anneli Mackenzie Brown (1:59:39).
At the Rother Valley half marathon near Sheffield, Dawn Richardson was the second female finisher overall, completing the multi-lap route in 1:29:47.
Six headed up to Slaley Hall near Hexham, for the 10K trail race being held there. Anthony Corbett covered the route in 1:01:22 along with April Corbett (1:02:01), Hayley Wooding (1:14:18), Ruth Middleton (1:38:22), Jacqui Garbutt (1:38:26), Helen Cowan (1:38:55) and Sue Alexander (1:38:56).
Paul Dalton was the sole Quaker at the Tadcaster 10 mile race, completing the route which headed out into the countryside in 1:03:12.
At the Daisy Dash 5K held in the grounds of Wynyard Hall, Andrew Vernon completed the off-road route in 25:36 along with Peter Rowley (33:21), Darren Alderson (33:30), Sarah Watson (42:55) and Lisa Alderson (46:55).
In the Saturday morning parkruns, Rob Dent finished at South Park in 19:15 followed by David Aiken (19:26), Dale Chapman (19:50), Rebecca Howard (20:40), James Atkinson (21:57), Graham Park (23:07), Andrew Walsh (23:10), Ian Hart (24:45), Ginny Gannaway (24:58), Rob Gillham (25:00), Louise Trainor (25:20), Julie Russell (25:34), Steve Howell (25:35), Stuart Masterman (25:38), Anna Harris (25:52), Kathryn Gray (26:34), Julie Whinn (26:49), Julie Bell (27:03), Lisa Bowerbank (27:07), Darren Alderson (28:05), Dave Jones (28:08), Elizabeth Kennedy (28:15), Rebecca Bowes (28:16), Mark Trowles (28:25), Chris Evans (28:36), Bryan Dale (29:05), Tony Smith (29:50), John Cooke (29:59), Angela Taylor (30:00), Anneli Mackenzie Brown (30:43), Angela Clement (30:49), Chris Land (31:04), Anthony Rochester (31:29), Charlie Johnson (31:44), Lisa Alderson (33:50), Michael King (34:01), Joanne Dewar (34:18), Sally Singleton (34:23), Jo Meynell (34:24), Paul Ryan (35:45), Lee Morris (35:52), Anne-Michelle Whitley (37:47), Philippa Rayner (37:50), Helen Ridley (38:41), Michelle Dale (38:42), Linda Gossage (40:35), Wendy Thompson (41:07) and Dawn Raper (41:08).
At Catterick, Phil Clarke finished in 24:42 along with Peter Rowley (24:51) and Janette Croft (30:41) while at Sedgefield, Richard Payne and Mark Blewitt ran there in 29:26 and 30:09 respectively. Stephen Moore did the Albert Park run in 26:24, Rachel Grayson ran at Fountains Abbey in 36:13, at Tees Barrage, Helen Clark and Emily Beaumont ran there in 25:57 and 26:18 respectively, while at the Jubilee Park run, Phil Rutter finished in 24:00 along with Gill Colling in 29:46. Further afield, Kathryn Plant did the Houghton Hall run in 28:47, Miranda Kirby ran at Brighouse in 29:34 and David Stewart finished at Bushy in 28:47.
Flying the flag overseas was Adrian Cottam who did the run at Clermont Waterfront in Orlando, USA, in 21:12.