Marathon was icing on the cake

Wooler Running Club

It was a busy weekend for Wooler Running Club. Four members completed the Kielder marathon on Sunday.

Results: Harry Porteous, 3:53; Carrie Armstrong, 4:20; Donald Pearson, 4:36; and Maxine Lock, 5:25. Nick Johnson completed the Chester marathon in 3:56.

Henrietta Bolton-Carter completed the RAB Mountain marathon in the Cheviots, which was a two-day orienteering event incorporating an overnight camp in the College Valley which was her first mountain marathon. Along with her partner, she finished 108th team out of 231 and fifth female vet team overall.

Finally, on September 23, Chrys Murphy completed the Penchrise Hill, Hawick, five-mile race in 39:48, finishing an amazing third overall.