169 enthusiastic competitors took part in the annual Run Northumberland Nunnykirk 10k Road Race
on the evening of Wednesday 16th August 2017, including six members of Morpeth Harriers,
who were led home by Over 40 Veteran Man Andy Leeson, who finished thirteenth overall in 43m06s,
nearly nine minutes behind race winner Kurt Herron of Ashington Hirst Running Club,
himself a former Morpeth Harrier. Leeson was second in the Over 40 Veteran Men’s category.
Five places behind Leeson was club colleague Mark Crosby,
who posted a finishing time of 45m16s, and was fourth in the Over 50 Male Veteran category.
Other Morpeth finishers in the event were as follows
Richard Kirby (19th) (4th O/45 Man) 45m21s,
Mike Steven (27th) (1st O/60 Man) 47m32s,
Jane Kirby (40th) (2nd O/40 Woman) 50m12s,
and Jilly Bell (73rd) (4th O/45 Woman) 54m40s.