Tracey welcomed back after lay-off

FIVE Alnwick Harriers took part in a cold and windy Newcastle Park run on Saturday, including a welcomeback after a long-term injury to Tracey Sample.

Due to the weather conditions, times were slower than normal across the board, however, there was a huge turnout of 327 runners.

Results: 39 David Nolan 20.03; 123 Phil Lee 23.41; 173 Ruth Doctor 25.19 (second in female 35-39 category); 178 Tracey Sample 25.32; 197 Anne Allan 26.14 (second in female 45-49 category).

l Four Harriers travelled down to the village of Hart just outside Hartlepool to take part in the Hartlepool Burn Road Runners-organised Old Monks multi-terrain race on Sunday, January 8.

The race is a mixture of road, bridleway and muddy hills, with a couple of burns thrown in.

Mike Henry had a great race finishing one place and four seconds off the male over 60 winner in 41.08, whilst Mark Doctor, Charlie Gillon and Anne Allan, in her second race in as many days, also ran well.

Results: 78-Mike Henry 41.08 (Second male 60 category); 85-Mark Doctor 42.13; 117-Charlie Gillon 45.05; 177-Anne Allan 50.19.