Less than 24 hours after competing for his club at the National 6 Stage
Road Relay at Sutton Park, Morpeth Harrier Karl Taylor was back in
competitive action winning the prestigious Kielder Half Marathon,
posting a finishing time of 74m33s, which took twelve seconds
off his previous best set in last month’s Morrison’s Great North Run.
Karl won by nearly five minutes from his closest rival.
Another Morpeth Harriers athlete finishing well up in the field
was James McFetrich, who clocked 96m46s, when finishing 33rd.
Six Morpeth Harriers also competed in the Kielder 10k Race on Saturday 3rd October.
Colin Archer, finished 17th in 40m48s.
Other Morpeth Harriers finishers were
Damian Foster (56th) 45m09s,
Carol Parry (254th) (28th O/40 Woman) 54m29s,
Sue Smith (255th) (29th O/40 Woman) 54m29s,
Jacinta Wake (423rd) (67th O/40 Woman) 61m24s,
and Alison Ions (425th) (68th O/40 Woman) 61m26s.