Fell race back to grace the show

Glendale Show at Wooler'Winning Fell runners (clockwise from left:) Nicola Rober, William Dickenson, Callie Henderson, Neil Swinburn, Gerrard Lewis and Phillipa Chamberleigh
Glendale Show at Wooler'Winning Fell runners (clockwise from left:) Nicola Rober, William Dickenson, Callie Henderson, Neil Swinburn, Gerrard Lewis and Phillipa Chamberleigh
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The Glendale Fell Race returned as part of the Glendale Show on bank holiday Monday

The race was part of the show for many years but was stopped a few years ago, only to be revived again this year.

Craig Muter in action in the Glendale Show Junior Fell Race 2013.

Craig Muter in action in the Glendale Show Junior Fell Race 2013.

The route is an out-and-back run across tracks, fields and open fell to the top of Brands Hill.

It was won by Nick Swinburn, of Northumberland Fell Runners, in a time of 31.01, followed by Darrell Hastie (33.21) and Philip Sanderson, of Elswick (34.09).

In the women’s race, Nicola Roper, of Heaton Harriers, took first in a time of 41.07, with Henrietta Carter and Shelly Barton in second and third respectively.

William Dixon and Callie Henderson were the winners in the 10-12 age group with Jarod Lewis and Philippa Chambers in first spot in the 13-15 category.

Daniel Leng in the Glendale Show Fell Race 2013.

Daniel Leng in the Glendale Show Fell Race 2013.

Six Alnwick Harriers took part in the five-mile race, organised by Harrier and local fell runner Bruce Crombie.

The highlight from a Harriers point of view was Phil Hemsley winning the male 50 category when he finished 9th of the 46 finishers.

There were also good runs in hot weather by Junior star Dan Leng and by Graham Syers.

Alnwick Harriers results: 6-Daniel Leng 37.15; 9-Phil Hemsley 37.55; 12-Graham Syers 39.25; 25-Mark Doctor 47.57; 36-Mairi Campbell 56.51; 39-Dave Coates 59.47.

Phil Hemsley in the Glendale Show Fell Race 2013.

Phil Hemsley in the Glendale Show Fell Race 2013.

In the Junior race, Craig Muter was the sole Harrier taking part in the three-mile event. Craig performed well finishing third of the 16 youngsters in 23.00.