Currently holidaying in South Africa, Morpeth Harrier Graeme Taylor tackled the Greenpoint Park Run
for the second week in a row on Saturday 20th February, and was again first across the finish line;
however on this occasion he clocked a new personal best of 16m31s for the 5k circuit.
Finishing seventh overall, Morpeth Harrier Holly Peck was the first
Female finisher at the Druridge Bay Park Run on Saturday 20th February.
Running the 5k distance for the first time, she clocked an impressive 20m49s,
considering that she is in the Junior Women’s 11 to 14 age group.
Ahead of her in third and fourth places were club colleagues
Ryan Green and Steve Patterson, who made respective clockings
of 18m10s and 19m10s on their return from injury.
Other Morpeth Harriers running at Druridge amongst the prominent finishers were
Gary Mason, who finished 18th posting a new personal best for the circuit of 22m18s,
and Damian Foster, who was 26th in 22m35s.
Finishing 18th at Roundhay Park in Leeds, Morpeth Harrier Sarah Graham
was first Female finisher for the second week in succession, posting a time of 21m06s.
Paul Banks of Morpeth Harriers completed his 101st Newcastle Park Run on Saturday,
finishing 7th in 18m44s, which was agonisingly just 21 seconds adrift of his best on the course.
Also running at Newcastle were fellow Morpeth Harriers Andrew Hudspith and Eric Hurrell,
who are also Nephew and Uncle respectively.
Andrew was second in the Junior Boys 11-14 age group,
when he finished 15th, posting a time of 19m54s,
and Eric finished 25th in 20m14s.