Mermaid 10K - 03/04/15
New Markse Harriers hosted another sell out 10K race with the Mermaid 10K, the first race in the 5 race Coast Road series in Redcar. On a damp morning conditions turned out to be better than expected. Jeff Prest from Trafford Athletic Club took an early lead, but was unable to capitalise on this with New Marske’s Shaun O’Grady coming through to claim victory in 33:25. Quakers Michael Joyeux was 2nd in a PB of 33:40 with John Clifford of Evenwood Road Runners 3rd in 33:43. For the ladies New Marske’s Kay Neesam lead from start to finish to claim victory in a new PB of 38:43 with club colleague Kath Aspin 2nd also in a new PB of 39:16. Crook and Districts Caroline Teasdale was 3rd also in a PB of 39:33.
New Marske’s Martin Murray was 1st V45 in a PB of 35:16, Neil Walker 1st V50 in a PB of 37:13, Robert Graham 1st V70, Phil Miles 3rd V70 and Lisa Bennett was 2nd Vet40. There were also PB’s for Ian Hague 39:25, Thomas Bunn 45:25, Laurie Everitt 45:54 and Tanya Dixon 53:12.