Nine athletes from Morpeth Harriers were amongst the 1500 plus competitors
who took part in the Morrison’s Great North 10k in Gateshead, on Sunday 5th July 2015.
The event was won by Kenya’s Abdi Nageete in a time of 29m50s,
with Mark Christie finishing second in 30m09s,
and the North East’s Matty Hynes of Gateshead finishing third in 30m10s.
Exactly a minute down on Hynes in fourth place
was Morpeth Harrier Ian Hudspith,
who was first Veteran Man.
Another prominent Morpeth Harriers finisher i
n eleventh place was Michael Morris, who clocked 34m11s.
Other Morpeth finishers were as follows
Matthew Boyle (20th) 35m52s,
Mark Snowball (40th) 38m07s,
Adam Shewry (58th) 39m19s,
Vicky Gibbs (71st) (4th Lady) (1st Over 35) 40m06s,
Andrew Haxell (298th) 44m44s,
Steve Garrett (648th) 49m24s,
and Kate Herron (1317th) 54m47s.