Summer 5k -25/06/14
Another great turnout for the New Marske Harriers Summer 5k with nearly 200 runners covering the 2 lap course around Redcar Stray. Ethiopean Paralympian Wondiye Indelbu took an early lead tracked by New Marske’s Dom Shaw. Continuing his good form, Wondiye pulled away to claim victory in 15:02, with Dom not far behind in 15:22. Kevin Calvert, Sunderland Harriers, was 3rd in 15:37.
For the ladies, New Marske’s Kay Neesam was 1st in a PB of 18:49, Loftus & Whitby’s Nicola Kent 2nd 19:03 and New Marske’s Kath Aspin 3rd in 19:28.
There were lots more great performances for New Marske, including PB’s for Charlie Pasco, 4th in 15:46, Hassan Ben-Tiba & Nasir Hussain, both 9th in 16:08, Reece Curtis, 15th 16:49, Lisa Bennett, 4th Lady in 19:42, Stuart Hart, 91st in 21:09, Thomas Bunn, 95th 21:17, Joanne Goldsmith, 108th 21:49, Lorraine Allamby, 151st in 25:38 and Tanya Dixon, 152nd in 25:38.
Elsewhere, Clive Thornton won a 5000m Gold Medal in the North East Masters Track and Field Championships. In the Wakefield Half Marathon Paul Cleasby was 5th in 1:29:29. Erin Corbyn was 2nd lady in the Hamsterley Forest 18.5 mile trail race.