NYSD Cross Country Relays – Thirsk - 11/03/12
New Marske Ladies in relay good win at Thirsk
The sun certainly shone for New Marske Ladies as they grabbed a super win in the last ½ mile of the ladies event. Carolyn Summersgill set off at a blistering pace on the 1st lap clocking the fastest time of the day and building a lead of 80 seconds for Middlesbrough and Cleveland. Sharon Bulman had a good run setting the 3rd fastest time of the day and finishing the first leg in 2nd place. Kyah Hall took over the second leg and set off in pursuit of the Middlesbrough runner reducing the gap to 30 seconds by the end of the leg. Kyah handed over for the final leg to Kath Aspin in 3rd place and she quickly caught up with the Darlington runner to go 2nd. As they entered the final lap of the leg Kath was about 200m behind Andrea Ansell and set about closing the gap. With about half a lap to go, Kath passed Andrea and went on to finish 1st, setting the second fastest time of the day. The Ladies “B” team also had a good run with Louise Danby, Jill Sexton and Nicola Kydd coming home a fine 10th.