Mid-Week Round Up
[Sun 27th May]
Wednesday 23rd May saw Blyth members competing in two locations in the North East, a few younger members were taking part in the second North East Athletics League Track & Field meeting at Monkton Stadium, Jarrow, while the senior members were at Whitley Bay for the Clive Cookson 10k.
At Jarrow, the 5 athletics recorded 3 pb's and 1 club record between them. Chris Lillico was timed at 54.4 in his 400m race and in the U17W 800m race Charlotte Ramsay recorded 2:39.2. Both Charlie Hedley and Erin Scott took part in the U15G 800m race, with Charlie producing an incredible run to record a time of 2:29.2, a pb by some 16secs and a new female club record for the 800m, not to be outdone Erin also produced a 7 second pb with a time of 2:52.1. In virtually the last race of the night with the light fading fast Jake also produced a pb in the 3000m with a time of 9:50.2.
Full results can be found on the Power Of 10 Website.
Over at Whitley Bay 14 seniors finished the Clive Cookson 10k hosted by NSP. First back for Blyth, in 75th place, was new member Jon French in a time of 41:04. Jon was followed home by Gareth Hope (98th; 42:26), Heather Christopher (105th; 42:52), David Potts (115th; 43:19), Ian Baxter (122nd; 43:40), Martin Scott (148th; 45:14), Paul Turnbull (161st; 45:45), Phillippa Baxter (164th; 45:56), Cath Young (173rd; 46:38), Julie Lemin (191st; 48:05), Davina Lonsdale (224th; 50:28), Adele Lonsdale (226th; 50:30), Hayley Masterman (227th; 50:39) and Louise Coultate (283rd; 57:10). Both Davina and Adele were using the race as a sharpener for the Edinburgh Marathon on the 27th May!
Full results on the North Shields Poly website.