Weekly Update - 31/05/15
A busy week for New Marske Harriers with the Hardmoors Ultra Running Events, NECAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, NYMAC Relays and the British Milers Club Events.
In the Hardmoors 160 mile race around the Cleveland Way and missing link, Shelli Gordon romped home to overall victory beating all the men in 40 hours and 33 minutes. Iain Povey ran the equally hard but not quite so long 110 mile race finishing in an excellent time of 29 hours 55 minutes.
At the North East Track and Field Championships there were honours for Archie Lowe, 3rd U13 1500m, Matthew Walker 2nd U13 100m, 3rd 200m & 1st High Jump + Long Jump, Amy Carter 1st U15 75m hurdles, Harry Allan 2nd U17 1500m & 3000m, Daniel McBride 1st U20 100m and Amy Readman 2nd Senior 100m.
The NYMAC Relays saw the team of Kath Aspin, Trish Speedie, Kerry Neesam and Kay Neesam picking up 2nd place in the F160+ category.
In the British Milers Club event at the Sportcity Grand Prix there were 187 PB’s out of 385 athletes including Dom Shaw with a 14:23:49 in the 5000m.