Summer Coast Road 5k

Wednesday 15th July 2015

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New Marske’s Summer 5k attracted another good turnout with 192 runners completing two laps of the course around The Stray. Middlesbrough & Cleveland’s Greg Jayasuriya and Loftus’ Jay Ferns lead from the off, with Greg going on to win in 15:30 with Jay 2nd in a personal best of 15:49.  Young New Marske junior Harry Allan continued his run of good form with a PB of 16:10 to come 3rd.

In the ladies race, Josephine Stone of Middlesbrough Mandale  17:28 just managed to edge out Sharon Barlow of Ripon in 17:30.  Kay Neesam of New Marske was 3rd in a PB of 18:34. 

There were also PB’s for New Marske runners Paul Darroch, Ian Hague, Lisa Bennett, Julian Wardman & Trish Speedie.

The prizes for the 5k series are based on Aged Graded % and the top 5 were, Kay Neesam, David Watkins NYMAC, Sharon Barlow, Andrew Pearson New Marske and Josephine Stone.  Other New Marske prize winners included Kath Aspin, Harry Allan and John Spraggett.

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Guisborough Grunt Fell Race - 08/07/15

 

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Paul Cleasby’s Report on the Guisborough Grunt Fell Race.

 

Tried my hand or more appropriately my legs at fell running tonight. The Guisborough Grunt! More like the Guisborough Grump! Mile 1: uphill start not too taxing and some nice trails to run on.  Mile 2!:  Oh My Word! It was like scrambling up a cliff. Stopped for an angry rest, thinking what on earth is this all about? Breathing back out of the red zone trundle on and on, up and up, and up, and up. Jeez! Hit the top still not yet done 2 miles.


Then flat. Glorious flat. Rain didn't bother me I was just glad of the flat. 2 miles of recovering and regaining some speed and then mile 5 was run on some goat path. They have narrower feet than me. I managed to pass a couple of people who had passed me whilst I was sulking. 
Mile 6: was for the suicidal. Slippery mud. Treacherous rocks and insane downward trajectory. I thought I was safe from being passed but I could hear the footsteps of some Kamikaze thundering down the path. Nutter I thought but then I was determined to keep the gap so I'm not sure who was the nuttiest! Final 200 yards he was gaining so after all that a sprint for the line was necessary. So all in all, an ordeal at times, exhilarating at times, exhausting at times, chuffin dangerous at times and that's a lot of emotion to fit into 6 miles!

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A great night on the fells for New Marske with a win for Kay Neesam in the ladies race backed up by Kath Aspin 3rd and Shelli Gordon 4th to claim the team prize.  Jo Goldsmith also had a good run.

For the men, James Allinson had an excellent run to come 8th, Paul Cleasby 28th, Julian Wardman enjoying his debut fell race to come 45th, David Heath 64th, Nick O’Grady 68th, Ronnie Sherwood 73rd and Martin White 94th.

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Member of the Month - June

 

The winners were:

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Senior - Tanya Dixon - Nominated for her contribution at the last Senior Track and Field meeting when she came just to do the Hammer and ended up also doing the 400m, Discus and shot Putt as well.

Junior - Matthew Chinnock - Nominated for his recent good performances and PB's.

 

Remember, any member/parent/coach can nominate a senior or junior each month. It will allow the club to recognise achievements that are not necessarily catered for by our existing award structure. It could be for competing or volunteering.  Preference will usually be to those where the event has taken place within the month and who are unlikely to win one of the club's annual awards - but this will depend the strength of each month's nominations.

Click Here to Make a nomination for July

 

Session Days & Times

  

  • Tuesday at the Guisborough Sports Centre, Laurence Jackson School pan> Google Map
    • 6pm to 7.30pm  11yrs to seniors) Technical & Fitness
    • 6pm to 8pm  Seniors  road & off road
  • Wednesday at St. Thomas Church Hall, New Marske Google Map
    • 6pm to 7.30pm  Seniors  road & off road
  • Thursday 6-8pm Guisborough Sports Centre, Laurence Jackson School
    • 6pm to 7pm - Minnows (8 to 11yrs)
    • 5pm to 6pm  11yrs to Seniors  Weights & other Technical Sessions
    • 6pm to 8pm  Seniors  road & off road  (There is currently a waiting list for Seniors wanting coaching on a Thursday Evening)
  • Saturday at St. Thomas Church Hall, New Marske
    • 9am to 11.30am  Seniors - road & off road
  • Plus other session arranged by individual coaches

 

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