First, second and third places for Harriers’ trio

The final North East Athletics Grand Prix was held last Wednesday at Gateshead Stadium.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 08 August, 2019, 13:59
Alnwick athletes at the final NE Grand Prix meeting in Gateshead.

Athletes have competed at six mid-week evening athletics matches and points have been scored depending on their success.

In the final meeting, Oscar Chisholm, Finlay Telfer, Ollie Telfer, Leila Thompson and Talia Thompson competed in a full range of track and field events.

Leila had an excellent night winning the javelin with a throw of 26.85m and then going on to win the shot putt.

Talia, still recovering from an ankle injury, also won the javelin and came runner up in the shot putt.

Oscar Chisholm had a busy night competing in the javelin, shot and 100m.

An excellent set of performances resulted in an overall win in the Grand Prix series for Talia for the second year in a row! Leila managed a superb second place and Oscar a fantastic third place.

The latest results for Alnwick Harriers:

Druridge Bay parkrun – 6 Paul White 19:08; 33 Chris Stewart 24:06; 46 Neil Hamilton 24:52; 48 Paul Wilkie 25:07; 58 Tania Conway 26:21; 59 Ian Atherton 26:25; 83 Linda Patterson 29:09; 118 Lorna Stephenson 32:44.

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Durham parkrun – 254 Kirsty Steed 36:04.

Rothwell parkrun – 252 Nell Gair 36:07.

Sheffield Hallam parkrun – 432 Kim Bronze 31:45.

Workington parkrun – 92 54 Richard Eastoe 00:42:27; 94 40 Gay Eastoe 00:42:42.

Morpeth 10K – 93 Carole Page 43.33; 128 Angie Embleton 47.04; 156 Chris Atwell 48.51; 189 Philip Lee 51.45; 191 Rachel Armit McCoy 51.49; 201 Jennifer Knight 52.38; 232 John Ross 57.40; 246 Linda Patterson 61.05.

Try on The Tyne 10k – 182 George Williams 1:01:27; 185 Sharon Mungall 1:01:42.

Gateshead Trail 10k – 120 Lisa Baston 46:02; 275 Jo Powell 49:54; 277 Diana Weightman 49:56; 508 Philip Lee 54:27; 582 Laura Mclean 55:42; 609 Jennifer Knight 56:08; 625 Juhu Joseph 56:22; 710 Karen Leeson 57:45.

Over 250 finishers completed the annual Morpeth 10k. The race was won in a time of 32m 35s by Jordan Bell of Blackhill Bounders, with Hannah Wood of Low Fell Running Club the first woman home in 37m 42s.