Gordon Smith Memorial Relays 2015
[Sun 31st May]
The Gordon Smith Memorial Relays (hosted by Wallsend Harriers) was held on the 13th May at Segedunum, Wallsend. The 2 mile 2 lap course along Hadrian's Way cycle path was slightly changed this year due to road works near the original start area. Starting on a hill and including a fast downhill section leading to a sharp ascent up Davy Bank proved to be a testing course.
However, the perfect conditions and great support were the essence for a great night of relay running. Blyth had 7 teams competing- each team had to include at least 1 veteran.
The fastest Blyth male runner on the night was Jake Jansen: 11.43 and the fastest female was Leanne Herron: 14.22
Tynebridge took the honours of the winning team with Jarrow and Hebburn for the ladies.
This popular midweek event reached a record turnout of 144 teams.
21st Team 79th Team
Sam Dodd-11.53 Mark Nicholson- 13.52
Steven French-13.12 Dave Roberts-14.35
Jake Jansen-11.43 Steve Gillespie-14.54
34th Team 104th Team
Jon French- 11.55 Ralph Dickinson- 16.13
Martin Scott -13.26 Dave Bradley-14.44
Calum Storey-13.20 Ryan Shiel- 15.12
Sue Browning-15.36 Incomplete Team
Leanne Herron- 14.22 Claire Mason-16.49
Helen Morris- 16.13 Leanne Davies-17.56
Full results: www.wallsendharriers.com