Six athletes from Morpeth Harriers were in action for the North East in the respective Mini Marathons,
run in the British Road Racing Championships
in conjunction with the London Marathon
on Sunday 23rd April.
They ran over approximately 5k, and finishing on
the Mall in front of Buckingham Palace.
Pick of the Morpeth performers was Under 15 Boy Daniel Dixon, who finished
an individual 16th in 15m26s, and led the area squad home to fifth team place.
Rory Leonard and Taylor Glover of Morpeth Harriers were second and third
counters for the North East Under 17 Men’s squad, who finished as eighth team.
Leonard finished 24th in 14m53s, fifteen seconds adrift of the area’s leading finisher
Josh Cowperthwaite of Middlesbrough AC, who finished eleventh.
Glover finished 37th in 15m13s.
Holly Peck of Morpeth Harriers led the region’s
Under 15 Girls home to twelfth team place.
She finished 30th in 18m00s.
Ben Walker and Dylan Davies of Morpeth competed in the Under 13 Boys event,
finishing as fifth and sixth respectively for the region in 182nd
and 186th places, posting finishing times of 17m30s, and 17m42s.