Weekly Round Up – 9th September 2019

The last weekend was a busy one with members involved in events up and down the country.

The main event of the weekend was the Great North Run, the famous half marathon in Newcastle. First home for the club was Mark Webster in a new personal best time of 1:26.12 hrs. Next came Phil Neale who finished in 1:39.08 hrs followed by George Hope (1:57.24), Mark Boffey (1:58), Tim Mudd (2:09.30), Carolyne Browne (2:13.56) and Jackie Tierney (2:22).

Also taking place on Sunday was the Draycott 20 mile race. Congratulations go to Ash Goodman who finished in 2:51.26 hrs just ahead of Mike Shelton in 2:52.44.

Closer to home the Lichfield 10k also took place on Sunday with Judith Matthews the first Peeler home in 49:03 mins, followed by Carl Hole who recorded a new personal best time of 50:37 mins. He was followed by Sophie Galloway (56.06), Sandra Ingram (56.31), Sarah French (1:14.56 hrs) and Christine Norris (1:15 hrs).

Ash Baldwin was the sole club representative at the John Fraser 10 mile race in Leicestershire finishing in fourth place overall in a quick 59:01 mins.

Neal and Helen Dempsey both participated in the Canicross Magic Mile event finishing in times of 6.16 mins and 7.57 mins respectively.

Despite all of the other activty at the weekend , there was still a good club turrnout at Kingsbury water park on Saturday morning.

First home for the club was Lawrence Williamson enjoying a rare outing and finishing in a strong fourth place overall in a time of 17.45 mins. He was followed by Mike Shelton (22.09), Darren O’Leary (22.27), Roger Lloyd (24.53), Neal Dempsey (25.46), Sophie Galloway (26.08), Helen Dempsey (26.33), Sandra Ingram (28.30), Michael Stevenson (30.24), Alison Upton (30.34), Sarah French (32.57), Wendy Bowyer (36.58) and Christine Norris (38.21).

On tour were Andrew Pickard who finished the Sheffield Concord event in 23.32 mins and Jackie Tierney who completed the Doncaster parkrun in 27.28 mins. Furthest travelled Peeler of the week was Dave Fern who tackled the Ganavan Sands parkrun in Oban in a time of 25.52 mins.

Peel Road runners meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm at the snowdome. New members are always welcome


1) After the Lichfield 10k

2) Ash and Mike tackle the Draycott 20

3) The Great North Run

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