Weekend Round Up – 26th and 27th September

A bumper set of results this week, with Striders represented at 5 different events.

Starting with parkrun on Saturday morning, regular Fountains Abbey visitor Phil Chatterton recorded a time of 22:10. At the Harrogate event, Gareth Conkleton achieved a PB with a time of 22:15. He was joined by Julian Carr (23:12) and a PB smashing Graeme Kilvington (23:27).

At the Brownlee Triathlon, held at Harewood House, Andy Robinson finished 78th out of 730 with a time of 01:40:08. A slight detour on the run section of the event cost him a higher placing but he won’t be making that mistake again he says! Dan Wilson was also competing in the event via participation in the team relay. He took on the running leg and helped his team to finish in 10th place.

A cold start to Sunday morning didn’t put off a healthy number of Striders attending the latest Club Championship event – the ‘Kirkstall Abbey 7’. Martin Brock was first back into the Abbey grounds, leading home the 11 members in attendance ,with a time of 42:25. Also getting some points on the board for the championship were James Wright (44:50), Guy Close (46:08), Ian Mitchell (47:15), Conrad Garcia (47:46) Nicola Carter (49:37 – First FV45), Julian Carr (53:19), Andrea Price (01:04:46), Lucy Cartwright (01:05:47), Joanne Fowler (01:06:35) and Dawn Richardson (01:09:03).

At the fast and flat Redcar Half Marathon, Sima Lowery continued her great recent race form with a finish time of 01:40:17. She was joined by David Cremins (time TBA) at the 33rd running of the event.

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