QRC Presentation Night: 11th May 2024

by | May 16, 2024 | News

Photo: QRC Award Winners

New Chairman, Rob Gillham, hosted the very well attended presentation night, saying, “It was so lovely to see you all there, and it was a privilege to hand out all of those well-earned and justified awards.”

Congratulations and well done to the following award winners:

5k Handicap

  • 3rd= Lisa Bowerbank & Rob Dent
  • 2nd Julie Bell
  • 1st Diane Lockhart

 

Special Merit No 1

  • Dawn Richardson for achieving an age grading of 86.71%, the highest of any Quaker

 

10k Leagues

  • League 9 Lee Morris
  • League 8 Wendy Noble
  • League 7 Helen Clarke
  • League 6 Graham Park
  • League 5 April Corbett
  • League 4 Dave Whittle
  • League 3 Rob Gillham
  • League 2 Rob Dent
  • League 1 Dave Jones

 

Cross Country

  • Female – Lin Gossage (also presented with NYSD medal)
  • Male – Ray Reed

 

Special Merit Award No 2

  • Claire Chapman for completing 50 crossings of the Lyke Wake

 

Track

  • Viv Hardwick

 

Trail Handicap

  • 3rd – Dale Chapman
  • 2nd – Rob Dent
  • 1st – Dave Jones

 

Newcomer of The Year

  • Paul Cockburn

 

Special Merit Award No 3

  • Lisa Alderson for her work with our charity of the year

 

The One That Slipped Through the Net

  • Sharon Carr

 

Outgoing Chairman’s Award

  • April Corbett for her work as club statistician

 

Club Championship

  • 3rd – Rob Gillham
  • 2nd – Dave Jones
  • 1st – Marc Ellis

 

Hillary Joyeux Trophy

  • Lou Trainor

 

Neil Harrington Award

  • Stephen Moore

 

Special Merit Award No 4

  • Emily Beaumont for running 2000 days consecutively

 

Cats-Arse Trophy

  • Darren Alderson

 

Senior Female of the Year

  • Emily Beaumont

 

Senior Male of the Year

  • James Atkinson

 

Veteran Female of the Year

  • Lou Trainor

 

Veteran Male of the Year

  • Viv Hardwick

 

Most Improved Female

  • Diane Lockhart

 

Most Improved Male

  • Rob Gillham

 

Female Athlete of the Year

  • Lou Trainor

 

Male Athlete of the Year

  • Marc Ellis

 

Incoming Chairman’s Award

  • Marc Ellis for all his work as Chairman of the club. Marc was presented with only the 2nd ever lifetime membership of the club.

 

Afterwards, it was time to swap trainers for dancing shoes and a bucket collection raised £83.10 towards the club’s charity, Darlington and Durham MS Society.