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.