Race Report 10/12/19

Only 2 senior men from the club took part in the reconvened Men’s cross country race at Acklam on Sunday, where it was muddy underfoot and windy overhead!  David Tervit had a good run to be first club finisher out of a field of 111, 88th in 50.58, with Mike Cropper close behind, 89th in 51.08.    Jill Libby was the sole club lady and as ever, acquitted herself well to come 64th out of 93 in 31.52.  4 club V65 men ran with the ladies, and Rob Burn, right in his element, took 25.40, Geoff Bullock 31.06, Ken Evitt 34.00 and Alan Wikely 41.31.

Fountains Abbey had 322 finishers in its Park Run this weekend, Paul Adams coming 239th in 32.02, Linda Bamforth 241st in 32.04 and Liz Stephenson 310th in 38.45.  At Millfield, Gary Wilkinson came 25th out of 126 in 25.25 with Geoff Bullock close behind, 26th in 25.26.

Several members had their first visit to the Castle Howard event, where Mike Cropper was a very good 10th out of 132 in 20.03, Lorraine Hiles 41st in 25.00, Rosie Gatenby 86th in 31.45, Jemma Cropper 95th in 32.58, Diane Brown 101st in 34.26 and Sharon Keegan 107th in 35.01.

Ian and Marian Codling made their annual visit to the Great Langdale 10k on a wet afternoon and were among the 717 finishers, Ian coming 700th in 83.46 and Marian 705th in 85.27.  Both were 1st in their age-groups!


Members at the Eskdale Eureka Fell Race – Alan Simpson, Marc Davies, Fran Jefferey, Jill Libby

Rob Burn in full flight at Acklam

Members in the sunshine ready for the off at the Acklam Cross Country
Back row – Ken Evitt, Geoff Bullock, Jill Libby, Mike Cropper
Kneeling – Rob Burn, David Tervit, Alan Wikeley


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