Paul’s parkrun report

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20 Striders won golden tickets for entry to The Grange parkrun on Saturday. Simon Russell ensured everyone was on their best behaviour as he recorded a 3rd place finish. Abby Barker was first lady to finish - getting a 70%+ age-grading. Michael Meggs was first home overall. Elsewhere, there were 2 more first place finishes at Hartlepool. Kay Martin was first lady home in a new pb. Tom Marrs led the field home in under 18 minutes with a 70%+ a-g. Tom, if you're looking for fast times then I'd stick to Albert Park from now on. (Stewart Park, Darlington South and Sedgefield are boring courses which you'd hate...) Ben Robinson got a 70% a-g and Sarah Winter was 3rd lady to finish. Joanne Cooke pb'd at Albert as did…
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Paul’s parkrun report

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15 Striders decided on Hartlepool for a parkrun venue on Saturday. Emma Fleming and Lee Buckle whizzed round in all-course pb's. Michelle Ince and Ben Robinson got 70%+ age-gradings - with Ben also recording a new pb. Elsewhere, Kris Allen celebrated his 50th parkrun at The Grange. Jill Abel was 3rd lady finisher and Simon Russell got a pb with 70%+ a-g. Flatts Lane saw a Striders 1,2,3 in the shape of Tom Marrs, Jamie Bentley and Michael Burke. Izzy Morgan was first lady home at Sedgefield. Helen Mcilvenny and Michael Meggs got 70%+ a-g's at Albert - Helen also getting a new pb. Alex Riley at Durham, John Corvesor at Redcar and Stephen Mitchinson at Stewart Park were the other members of this week's pb club. We also had…
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Paul’s parkrun report

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14 Striders went to Stewart Park on Saturday. Michael Burke and Abby Barker were 2nd and 3rd overall finishers. Abby finished as first lady and got a regional age-grading and new pb. Kris Allen and Emma Fleming also walked away with Stewart pb's. Elsewhere, Beth Dang and Kay Martin were 2nd and 3rd ladies to finish at Hartlepool. Both got new pb's with Kay's an all-course one. Simon Russell got a regional age-grading. At Albert Park Michael Meggs got an all-course pb with a regional age-grading - Helen Mcilvenny also getting a 70%+ age-grading. Michelle Ince and Paul Morton recorded new pb's. Final member of the pb club was John Corvesor at Flatts Lane. Runners too at York, Cannon Hill, Durham, Normanby Hall, Sedgefield, Darlington South, Tonbridge, Cinder Track (Whitby)…
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Paul’s weekend race report

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18 Striders took a trip to Hartlepool on Saturday. Speedster Jonathon Archer was 2nd finisher in a new pb - also recording a regional age-grading. Jess Clayton, Kay Martin, Beth Dang, Tom Murphy and Kris Allen all came home with new pb's. Liz Simpson was 3rd lady to finish, Ben Robinson got a regional age-grading and Emma Fleming completed parkrun number 50. Elsewhere, Izzy Morgan had another great run at Sedgefield. She was first lady finisher - getting a first sub-22 time in the process. Nice one Izzy. Peter Camp also flew round to get a new pb and a regional age-grading. Good work Peter. Albert Park saw Michelle Ince and Michael Meggs record new pb's - Michael also coming home 2nd. Tom Ramsey and Michael Burke got new pb's…
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Paul’s weekend race report

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Tony Gallilee didn't want a fuss made about his milestone on Saturday. Sorry Tony but your 500th parkrun at Flatts Lane has to be the first item on the agenda. Together with 90 volunteering credits - wow! what a brilliant achievement. The bulk of Tony's runs have been local - with Albert, Stewart, Redcar, Darlington, Flatts Lane and Sedgefield his top 6 venues.  Here's to the next 500... Liz Jordan was 3rd lady home at Flatts Lane. Elsewhere James Heslop continued his good recent form with another pb - this time at Albert Park. Hartlepool witnessed pb's for Tom Murphy and Beth Dang along with a 2nd lady finish for Sarah Winter. Abby Barker and Izzy Morgan were 2nd and 3rd lady finishers at Sedgefield - Abby also recording a…
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Paul’s weekend race report

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26 Striders went along to the Sedgefield parkrun on Saturday. I've just seen some photos on the website - it looked like you all had a good time. The two main milestones I could see were Janice Long reaching 150 parkruns and Simon Russell 50. Abby Barker and Izzy Morgan were 1st and 2nd ladies to finish. Both got new pb's in the process with Izzy improving her previous best by 34 seconds. Nice work. For the gents - James Heslop, Daniele Meucci and Gareth Maloney picked up new pb's. Elsewhere Michelle Ince was 3rd lady finisher at Hartlepool - also picking up a regional age-grading. Tony Gallilee got a pb at Northallerton in his... 499th parkrun. We also had runners at Albert, Redcar, Stewart and Bramley (Leeds). Redcar was…
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Paul’s weekend race report

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Following on from last week's exploits Emily Palmer had another great run on Saturday. A first sub 20-minute parkrun was achieved at Albert Park. Nice one Emily. Albert was also the venue for Helen Mcilvenny to notch up parkrun number 150. Another speedy run and regional age-grading ensued. Hartlepool witnessed regional age-gradings for Simon Russell, Gareth Maloney and Steve Cotton. Steve also recording a pb. Mark Dickenson celebrated run number 100 at Stewart Park where Emma Fleming got a new pb. Keran Hodgson pb'd at York, while Andy Laverick at Cotsford Fields and Tom Day at Woodgate Valley got 3rd place finishes. We also had runners at Oxford, Durham, Sedgefield, Darlington South, Flatts Lane, Marshall Drive, Jubilee, Chevin Forest (Leeds) and Torvean (Inverness). At the time of writing the Striders…
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Paul’s weekend race report

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16 Striders chose Sedgefield this week with 2 familiar names grabbing the headlines. Izzy Morgan got another pb and was first lady home in the process. Good work Izzy. Michelle Ince maintained her great form with another pb. Elsewhere Lee Buckle got an all-course pb at Hartlepool - nice one Lee. Hartlepool also saw Steve Cotton reach parkrun number 50. There were pb's for Kris Allen at Crichton and Tom Day at Cannon Park. Paul Morton recorded an all-course pb at Albert Park - good stuff Paul. Two final pb's and they went to Finlay Pennington and Gareth Maloney at Darlington South. Gareth getting a regional age-grading in the process. We also had runners at Stewart, Millenium Country (Bedfordshire), Rother Valley, Flatts Lane, Cotsford Fields and Ford (Cumbria). David Murphy…
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Paul’s weekend race report

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19 Striders turned up at a breezy Albert Park on Saturday. Stephen Mitchinson and Chloe Turner didn't appear to be wind affected as they picked up new pb's - nor Sarah Winter who was 3rd home for the ladies. Elsewhere Yvonne Smith celebrated her 150th parkrun at Stewart Park - where we also saw Gareth Maloney get a pb. Izzy Morgan was 2nd lady finisher at Sedgefield and Keran Hodgson 3rd at Cotsford Fields. We also had runners at Hartlepool, York, Wormwood Scrubs, Mile End, Darlington South, Selby and Jubilee. David Murphy took the tourism award with a trip to Cork. A big thank you to those who took part in the first Cross Country event of the season at Acklam. We had full ladies and gent's teams sprinkled with…
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