A rather warm night with a slight breeze and another great 5K to round off the series. A close finish with New Marske's Hassan Ben-Tiba out sprinting Alex Kiel of Quakers to win in a PB of 15:47. Angharad Owen of Loftus was 1st lady home in 18.23. Well done to all our prize winners detailed below. Remember prizes in our 5K's are awarded to the athletes with the highest age graded %.
Well done from all the New Marske Harrier's with PB's many from the Wagners Striders training group (ask Neil Walker about the name!)
Paul Cleasby 17:48, Michael Lyth 18:16, Mike Smith 18:29, Allan Wilson 19:22,
The latest race in the New Marske series took place on Wednesday with the Summer Coast Road 5K at Redcar. On a warm but still evening the race attracted a super turnout with 211 runners finishing. Frist across the line was Jay Ferns of Loftus in 15:25, with James Askew of Durham 2nd 15:28, Jonathan Bains of Sedgfield 3rd 15:31 and Dean Newton of New Marske 4th 15:37. For the Ladies, Sharon Barlow Of Darlington Harriers sneaked under 17 minutes to win in a new PB of 16:59 with Alison Matthews also of Darlington 2nd in 18:58 and Kay Neesam and Kath Aspin of New Marske 3rd and 4th in 19:09 and 19:31. The first three prizes went in order of Age Graded % went to Phil Teece, Sharon Barlow and Paul Lowe
Everyone Active 10K - 12/06/16
Another great turnout with 220 runners competing the race. After sticking with a group of runners for the first few K, Durham City's James Askew pulled away to claim a clear victory from Matthew Jones of Sunderland in 2nd and New Marske's Lewis Gamble-Thompson in 3rd. For the ladies, Amelia Pettitt of Vale Royal won by nearly 4 minutes from Quaker's Dawn Richardson in 2nd and Darlingtons Ali Matthews in 3rd. 23 New Marske Harriers ran with some some good category positions including Martin Murray 2nd V45, Paul Cleasby with a massive PB 4th V40, Neil Walker 3rd V55, Sharon Bulman 2nd V40, Kath Aspin 1st V45, Lisa Bennett 3rd V40, Kerry Neesam 4th Open Lady, Trish Speedie 2nd V45, Robert Graham 1st V70, Charlotte Stonehouse 4th V35, Brian Allen 2nd V70 and Doug Scott 3rd V65.
We done to all our other runners and to all the marshalls and officials who made the race possible.
Another sell out race for New Marske’s Locke Park Pie and Peas 5mile race. Evenwood’s John Clifford and NYMAC’s Paul Lowe went out fast looking to burn off enough room for the Pie and Peas that greeted them at the finish. Paul had the edge in the final couple of miles and came home in 27:03, 10 seconds ahead of John with Noel Hitchcock of Sunderland Harriers 3rd in 28:20.
For the Ladies, New Marske’s Kay Neesam was 1st in 31:34, Quakers Dawn Richardson 2nd in 31:49 and New Marske’s Kath Aspin 3rd in 32:58.
The prizes were awarded in order of Age Graded % with 69 year old Darlington Harriers Athlete Shirley Gibson coming out on top with 86.2%, Paul Lowe 2nd 86.1% and Kay Neesam 3rd with 85.4%. Other New Marske prize winners included Kath Aspin 9th, Ronnie Sherwood 18th, Paul Cleasby 20th, Brian Allen 22nd, Lorraine Allamby 24th and Trish Speedie 25th.
It was a great night for personal bests with the 1st three across the line all getting PB’s along with New Marske’s Paul Cleasby 29:49, Cheryl Poulter 41:15 and Caroline Chinnock 45:21.
Results can be found here