A handful of Morpeth Harriers took part in the midweek Watergate 5k Trail Race
hosted by Low Fell Running Club on Thursday 25th August 2016
which also incorporated the North East Masters Championships.
In a race won by leading Over 40 veteran Terry Scott of Tyne Bridge in a time of 16 minutes 14 seconds,
Morpeth Harrier Fergus Bates was 6th overall and first Over 45 in 16m 59s
and Dave Nicholson first Over 60 in 19m 51s. Archie Jenkins was 6th O/60 in 23m 33s.
In the women’s race, won by Kate Waugh of Birtley AC in 17m 50s,
Lorna Macdonald was 3rd woman home in 19m 12s.
Report by Peter Scaife