The annual Bridges of Tyne 5 mile Road Race, which attracted 376 finishers
to the Newcastle Quayside course on Tuesday 5th July 2016,
was won by Tipton’s former Elswick Harrier Ryan McLeod,
who posted a finishing time of 25m13s,
which gave him a thirty second margin of victory over
Gateshead’s Under 20 athlete Jed Marshall,
with Jarrow and Hebburn’s Andy Burn just slightly adrift in third place.
Fourth place and posting a time of 25m44s was Morpeth Harrier Sam Hancox,
who led a sextet of athletes’ home from the club.
Next home for Morpeth was Jake Masterman,
who finished 13th in 27m45s, and was second Under 20 Man.
The Women’s race was won by Emma Holt of Morpeth Harriers,
who finished 21st overall in 28m51s, and was eighty seconds
clear of second placed Woman Stephanie MacLean Dan of North Shields Poly.
Next home for Morpeth was Rob Hancox, who finished 27th in 29m21s,
and was first Over 50 Male finisher.
Finishing 65th overall in 32m33s, fellow Over 50 Man Jim Alder
was next home for Morpeth, and was fifth in his category.
Completing the Morpeth results was Over 60 Veteran Man Archie Jenkins,
who was 176th overall in 38m17s, and was third in his category.