who finished third in a time of 45m01s, competed in the annual Gibside Fruit Bowl Trail Race,
on Sunday 4th November 2018 and held in the grounds of the historic ancestral home, near Rowlands Gill.
Nearly exactly a minute adrift of him was his club colleague Lee Bennett,
who finished sixth, and was given the first Veteran prize,
as Butters had claimed the higher value third place prize.
Next home for Morpeth in thirteenth place was Shaun Land, who posted a finishing time of 48m48s.
Finishing seventeenth in 49m32s, Morpeth’s Emma Holt very easily won the Women’s race.
Six places behind Emma was her husband Tony, who posted a
finishing time of 50m28s, and he was seventh Over 40 Veteran Man.
Other Morpeth Harriers finishers were as follows
Gary Hall (37th) (12th O/40 Man) 52m52s,
Gemma Floyd (45th) (4th Woman) (1st O/35 Woman) 54m48s,
Ben Dixon (50th) 55m18s,
Kenton Duffield (179th) (49th O/40 Man) 64m51s,
Jacinta Wake (392nd) (42nd O/45 Woman) 80m13s,
and Alex Zeller (464th) 89m09s