Press Report w/e 30/09/2018

by | Oct 2, 2018 | Press Reports

Most runners headed over to the coast at the weekend, while elsewhere, the black and white vest crossed the line first for the second time this month.

Dave Jones smiling his way into the finish at Redcar

There were plenty of races to choose from at Redcar, the longest of which also doubled as a club championship race. In the half marathon, Marc Ellis covered the 13.1 miles along the seafront in 1:22:06 (and third in his age category), Dave Jones (1:24:53), Neil Gooding (1:32:40), Adrian Cottam (1:34:10, PB), Corey Horn (1:36:05, PB), Fred Tennant (1:40:27), Rob Gillham (1:49:15), Jamie Pratt (1:58:25), Julie Whinn (1:59:42), Michael Oliver (2:03:33), Helen Whiting (2:09:42), Jessica Campbell (2:10:57), Melanie Newton (2:11:45), Sharon Pearson-Turner (2:16:04), Michelle Scruby (2:17:28) and Tracey Plaskitt (2:20:59). In the 10K race, Brian Mclaren finished in 48:05 along with Nicola Thompson (58:37), Peter Millar (1:00:48) and Kelly Smith (1:02:19), while over the 5K distance, Michelle Boshier ran 25:33 followed by Claire Hewitt (33:41), Sally Watson (33:42) and Naomi Dixon (36:00).

At the 10K trail run taking place in the grounds of Wynyard Hall, Michael Joyeux won the race, finishing the undulating route in first place in 33:56, with Lisa Jenkins in 1:06:12 and Emma Joyeux in 1:06:13.

The previous day had seen Michael also taking part in the England Masters Cross Country race at Bury St Edmunds, finishing the 8K distance around the park in seventh place overall in 27:39, and finishing second in his age category.

Diane Lockhart was the sole Quaker at the Bishop Monkton 10K race, near Ripon, completing the countryside route, which finished with a run through a ford, in 1:03:18.

Two headed down to the Swinsty reservoir, near Harrogate, for the Kelda Runs taking place on a circuit around the water. In the 5K distance, Louise Trainor finished in second place overall in 23:40, while in the 10K race, David Todd ran 44:30 to finish second in his age category.

At the Stoneybeck 10K taking place at Bowscar, near Penrith, Paul Dalton completed the fairly flat 10K route in sixth place overall in 37:34, and first in his age category.

North of the border, Chris Minto took part in the Great Scottish Run held in Glasgow, finishing the 10K distance around the city in 42:05.

Over in the Lake District, Emma Bland took part in the Lakeland Four Passes, which started and ended at the southern end of Derwentwater, completing the 19 mile route which took in 5000 feet of climb in 6:17:50.

In the Saturday morning parkruns, Rob Dent finished at South Park in 19:14 followed by Andrew Vernon (19:22), David Matthew (19:45), Gareth Kyle (19:59), David Todd (20:46), Adrian Colbourne (20:56), Ed Griffiths (22:12), Nikki Thompson (22:55), Shaune Eland (24:20), Stuart Masterman (25:02), Paul Reid (25:33), Ashleigh Atkinson (25:41), Elizabeth Kennedy (26:22), Gavin Armstrong (26:22), Jamie Pratt (26:42), Mark Trowles (27:17), Kathryn Plant (27:23), Michael King (27:28), Chris Land (27:37), Jo Meynell (29:09), Ally Sanderson (29:39), Olly Marshall-Moore (30:01), Wendy Noble (31:18), Sarah Watson (31:22), Phill Johnston (33:37), Dawn Johnston (34:00), Victoria Holmes (37:07), Wendy Thompson (37:37) and Kelly Smith (41:52).

At Durham, Michael Storey finished in 20:32 along with Phil Rutter (22:23), Malcolm Hewitson (24:03), John Mcgrath (24:14), David Ledgerwood (25:49), Mark Blewitt (27:18), Gill Colling (27:52), Dan Rowlands (28:41), Helen Clark (30:25), Rebecca Dodd (37:24) and Emily Beaumont (37:27), while over at Sedgefield, Dave Thompson finished in 23:04 followed by Wendy Colling (25:26), Abbie Hull (26:15), Lucia Minto (26:30), Gill Wallis (34:42) and Sally Watson (36:04).

At Albert Park, Mike Watson and Ian Hart did the run there in 23:22 and 24:04 respectively, Ty Hankinson ran at Hackworth in 23:01, Anthony Corbett finished at Northallerton in 26:07, Sharon Carr completed the Catterick run in 35:42 along with Naomi Dixon (35:59) and Leigh Hindle (36:15), Peter Rowley did the Newby Bridge run in 26:17, while Stuart Hardcastle finished at Wepre in 24:55.