Week 41

This weekend the Harriers were Parkrunning in pink, 10k-ing in Scarborough, and Lichfield half-marathoning.

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This week Essington Harriers were out running Parkun at Walsall, Chasewater and East Park

Walsall parkrun was supporting Walsall breast cancer support group with runners wearing pink.

PositionNameTimeNotes
Walsall Arboretum parkrun event #434
9Steve Cunningham00:18:5456th Parkrun
172Sarah Blackshaw00:29:3814th Parkrun
173Lisa Hickman00:29:388th Parkrun
Parkrun PB
Chasewater parkrun event #46
69Tammy Edwards00:29:20158th Parkrun
East Park parkrun event #31
9Mark Wilkes00:23:4410th Parkrun
12Dave Poynton00:24:38231st Parkrun
Course PB
56Laura Mew00:42:2354th Parkrun

Yorkshire Coast 10k

A very popular event with upto 2000 entrants. This being the first one in two years seemed near to capacity too.

There were clubs represented from all over the North of England and it’s easy to see why people travel to run this race. The course is an out and back along the seafront starting in South Bay taking you through the open air theatre and around the sea life centre in North Bay where you return whence you came finishing back at the spa in South Bay.

A lovely wooden medal and a bottle of water awaits at the end with the organisers choosing a green approach this year with no goodie bag. All in all a fantastic event, well supported and well organised. It’s over 3 hours from the Midlands but as my brother lives here it’s very likely I’ll return and run this race again.

Dave Poynton
PositionNameTimeNotes
510David Poynton00:53:10V50 – 47th in category

Lichfield Half Marathon

Sam went off to run the 10th Lichfield Half Marathon.

PositionNameTimeNotes
217Sam James01:55:2910th in category F40-44

Birmingham 10km

Sarah took the place of Bobbi Owen at the UKTriathlon Birmingham 10km race on Sunday, after dreading that she was entered, then being relieved that she wasn’t, It’s a complicated story.

PositionNameTimeNotes
15Sarah Blackshaw running as Bobbi Owen00:54:431st in category F60

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