Morpeth Harriers had three firsts’ in the weekend’s North East Park Runs.
Mark Snowball was first across the finish line at Gibside, posting 18m37s for the 5k distance,
winning by a margin of forty-two seconds from Chris Stainthorpe.
Whitley Bay Park Run
The best winning time achieved by a Morpeth Harrier was that by Under 20 Men’s North East
Counties Cross Country Silver medallist Taylor Glover at Whitley Bay, who produced a time of 16m35s,
winning by a clear margin of seventy three seconds, from club colleague Andrew Lawrence,
who had led his clubs Senior Men home to team Gold, at those Cross Country Championships
at Wrekenton the previous week.
Wallsend Rising Sun Park Run
Another Morpeth Harriers medallist in competitive action at the weekend, was Senior Woman Rachelle Falloon,
who had been her clubs third counter in their Silver medal winning team at Wrekenton.
Falloon finished second to Heaton Harrier Danielle Smythe at Wallsend’s Rising Sun,
losing out for victory by a mere twenty seconds, as she posted a personal best time over the course, of 18m52s.
Newcastle Park Run
Despite suffering from a heavy cold, Morpeth’s Lorna MacDonald was first Woman finisher at Newcastle’s Exhibition Park, posting a time of 19m23s.