Senior Harriers Weekly Update w/c 10th October

At last week’s York Marathon new member Steve Gardner finished in an impressive 3:56:16 for 1183rd with Emma Morley also running but missing from last week’s results in 4hrs 3m 39 for 1445th. Well done both of you, great running. Also at the Tissington half marathon we told you that Ian Morris achieved a personal best at the trail half marathon.Bizarrely this race happens over two consecutive days.Ian finished in a superb 20th in 1:33:23.Well done Ian.


We also heard Natalie Curgenven had finished first lady at the Pathfinder 25 race and 5th overall.Well here’s a pic of our Nat in action. At last week’s Stockton trail series Simon Rogers was first home for the club in 4th in 18:58, Barry Talman following him home in 10th in 19:52 and Jamie Gardner finishing 12th in 19:59. Dave McKenna was next home in 14th in 20:27 followed closely by Peter Armstrong 22nd in

21:12, Linda Noble 24th in 21:30, ‘Ronald’ Read 25th in 21:36 and Jonathan Gray 26th in 21:40. Janice Foster finished 73rd in 26:13, Shirley Gibson 87th in 27:13 with Dave Hamer 111th in 28:22.Brian Burdon also went sub 30 as he finished 120th in 29:14 just ahead of Ian

Barnes in 124th in 30:04 and Paula Roberts 145th in 33:31. Good running by everyone.  Also last weekend was the Hellhole 10k race, an event by Derwentside AC.Andrea Reese was first home in 105th place in 1:10:01 with both Leigh Hindle and Penny Ivison running

together to finish in 112th and 113th in 1:18:45.Well done ladies.


On a busy weekend for club runners, finishing 5th at Richmond 10k was Russell Adams in a very impressive time of 35:50 equally impressive times by Paul Lowe in 8th in 36:29 and Colin Taylor 9th In 36:45. Shaun Marshall was next home finishing in 23rd in 40:55, Howard Parr 33rd in 42:41 despite carrying a foot injury with Tom Leighton 38thin 43:48. Karl Hume finished 56th in 46:06, Jade Hutchinson having another strong run to finish 58th in 46:06 with the evergreen Val Clarke 100th in 48:47 and Jonathan Boyle 121st in 49:56. Martin Whitfield finished 146th in 51:39, Carl Watson 163rd in 53:04 and Neil Embleton 205th in 56:41. “Dennis” Dale finished 210th in 57:38, Anneli MacKenzie-Brown 252nd in 1:00:26, Stephen Dauber 296th in 1:06;08, with Tina Corah 317th in 1:10:15 and Sally Dale 319th in 1:10:44.

Well done all, some impressive running on a hilly course!

On Saturday morning at Darlington parkrun, 314 runners turned up for the mornings run. Colin Taylor was 2nd finisher on the day in 17:37 and followed in by Howard Parr in 11th place in 19:33 and Dom Colley 16th in 19:35.Andy Dobson finished 18th in 19:50 one place

ahead of David Tomlinson 19th in 19:56 and two ahead of sub 20 minute pacer Paul Cook in 19:58.Peter Armstrong finished 29th in 20:28, Justin Hindmarch 31st in 20:36 three seconds and one place ahead of Linda Noble.Karl Hume finished 35th in 20:45, young Dylan Wilson

38th in 20:49 one place ahead of another youngster Harry Wilson in 20:51. John Dunne finished 43rd in 21:10 ahead of Andy Park in 21:16 in 46th one place ahead of Mark Haymer 47th in 21:18 and Martin Phillips 54th in 22:01.Graham Garvey finished 56th in

22:03, Ian Morris 60th in 22:06, Pauline Brown 66th in 22:26 and Martin Whitfield 70th in 22:33.Clare Park finished 71st in 22:34, Jonathan Boyle 75th in 22:40 one place ahead of Andrew Glencross in 22:40.Bally Singh finished 77th in 22:42, James Bennett-McNulty 78th

in 22:43 for a new personal best, Ian Brown 81st in 22:52 with David Ralph 82nd in 22:54 one place and one second ahead of Robert Austin.Barry Foster finished 89th in 23:18, Emma Morley 96th in 23:37 with new members Stephen Gardner 98th in 23:41 ahead of son James 131st in 25:10.  Den Dale finished 148th in 25:45, Tai Charlton 149th in 25:45 three seconds ahead of Iain Girard in 25:48.Dave Hamer finished 158th in 26:28, Brian Burdon finished 171st in 27:18, Caitlin Williamson 200th in 28:43 and Stephen Dauber 214th in 29:14.Sarah Neve finished 226th in 30:01, Julie Richardson 233rd in 30:56, Peter Whitfield 257th in 32:39 with Laura Girard putting another personal best performance in to finish 279th in 34:33.Young Sam Talman had an easy run as he finished 282nd in 35:20 with Chrissie Moore 286th in 35:45.

Over at Northallerton amongst the 84 runners Julian Pinkney made his first run back after giving us all a scare, finishing 41st in 28:19 whilst at Albert Park Alex Bos finished 124th from 272 runners finishing in 25:02.Down at Huddersfield parkrun Neil Addyman finished in 69th (the magic number) in 22:13 with Emily Halstead 300th in 28:14 from 617 runners. On Saturday morning a number of Harriers headed over to Reeth for the morning’s ‘not a parkrun’.The run, consisting of 7km, unmarked but relatively easy to follow route with a few testing climbs thrown into the mix.Official results have yet to be released however I can confirm that Alfie the Labrador piped both owner Simon Rogers and Paul Lowe at the post pushing the two harriers down to joint second place.Well they do say every dog will have his day….guess today was that day gents.


On Sunday morning at the Amsterdam marathon Jamie Rutherford, Paul Allan, Alison Matthews, Graham O’Hara, Anne Hutchinson and Sarah Tomlinson got ready for the mornings run.With a course that is ideal for marathon running like Berlin fast times were

expected and the runners did not disappoint. Jamie Rutherford was first to finish for the club in a superb 2:48:09 to finish first for the club and finish first for the club in only his second marathon beating his previous time in the process.Jamie was followed home by

Paul Allan who smashed his personal best in a superb 3:05:11 with Alison Matthews also putting in a superb performance of 3:07:08.Graham O’Hara was another to achieve a personal best on the day finishing in 3:10:09 with Sarah running her first marathon,

accompanied by Anne finishing in a brilliant 4:12:12.Unfortunately for Anne she had to withdraw earlier in the race due to injury.Unlucky Anne, this type of thing can happen to anyone.  In the afternoon’s half marathon, Shaun Marshall, Barry and Louise Talman, Jade

Hutchinson, Anneli MacKenzie-Brown and Julie Beck took to the start line.Shaun was first across the line in 1:26:07 just ahead of Barry in 1:26:16 with wife Louise finishing in 1:27:02. Jade finished in 1:36:53, Anneli 2:06:29 with Julie finishing in 2:14:41 Dave Bracken made the 3 hour trip down the A1 to take part in the Birmingham half marathon.The long trip was worthwhile as David stormed round in 1 hour 32 minutes and 9 seconds, a new personal best for him! Well done David