Saturday saw another fantastic turn-out at Newcastle parkrun, with over 300 runners taking part in the weekly 5k run around Newcastle Town Moor. And with the Great North Run coming up soon, several local club runners were using the event to sharpen their race speed, with Morpeth Harriers’ Ian Hudspith and Chris Sampson both posting sub-16min times.
But the event also saw 59 first timers to parkrun, an absolute amazing figure, and hopefully a sign that the 2012 Olympic Games actually will have a lasting effect on the country and encourage people to take up some form of regular exercise.
Results for Newcastle parkrun, event number 134, 18/08/2012.
322 participants completed the run on Saturday. The first male to finish was Ian HUDSPITH (M) (Morpeth Harriers & AC) in a time of 00:15:25. The first lady completing the course was Joanne LEE (F) (Tynedale Harriers & AC) in a time of 00:19:28.
You can find the full parkrun results for this event here: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/newcastle/results/latestresults.
The following club members participated:
8 Tony CARTER 00:18:22
20 Rob WISHART 00:19:18
53 Graham Terrence KING 00:20:57
64 David YOUNG…. 00:21:28
242 Stephanie MCFARLANE 00:29:55
254 Alison SMITH 00:30:30
Results for Roundhay parkrun, event number 67, 18/08/2012.
120 participants completed the run on Saturday. The first male to finish was Paul O’CALLAGHAN (M) (Tadworth AC) in a time of 00:17:10. The first lady completing the course was Liga MAGDALENOKA-KEEN (F) (Chapel Allerton Road Runners) in a time of 00:21:07.
You can find the full parkrun results for this event here: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/roundhay/results/latestresults.
The following club member participated:
2 Robert James DE’GIOVANNI 00:17:31
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