Katy Rawnsley leads the way at Scarborough Athletic Club in Wetwang Race


Katy Rawnsley in action at the EY Cross Country League in Wetwang

This round took place in Wetwang for only the second time in league history, writes Mick Thompson.

The site has a scenic course and a long section of hills, withstood recent rain and snow well, and was a popular addition to league courses.

The riders from all five clubs performed the best when they achieved a fourth team result.

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Neil Scruton in action at Wetwang.

Katy Rawnsley led the team and was third in the ladies’ category and 47th overall out of 264, so she led a great group throughout the race.

Sue Haslam followed in 10th female position and was notably the first of the over 65s.

Rebecca Dent moved closer to the team finishing 25th.

The men’s squad was led by Glyn Hewitt who had his best overall result of the league season so far finishing 31st and once again finished second in the over-50s.

Next house was Simon Burnley in the 42nd, who led Andrew Robertson 65th and third Over-60 and Neil Scruton, 66th, who was also the first Over-70 and remains undefeated in his age group after his three championships. races this season.

Mark May, who was 73rd, and Chris Bourne, 122nd, completed the team which finished in ninth place but remains eighth overall.

The women’s squad was bolstered by improvement from Christine Robertson in the 67th and Sally Kingscott in the 71st, both of whom had their best results of the season.

With six to score, the men’s relief squad was led by Dave Shipley 125th and third over 65, Michael Whiteley 142nd, Dave Fox 147th, Mally Sweetove 157th and Mick Thompson 168th and second Over-80.

Harry Whitehouse from Scarborough Athletic Club traveled to West Yorkshire to fulfill his ambition to run in 100 different Parkruns.

At the Myrtle Parkrun Bingley event, he achieved his most impressive ambitious goal and was joined by his six-year-old grandson, Lawrence Whitehouse-Beal, who has already completed five Parkruns.

Harry, 72, finished his last of 114 Parkruns in the 72nd and second Over-70.

Lawrence acted as his pacemaker and finished 70th and first in the 10 and under category with a big personal best time.

Sewerby Parkrun was again the most popular with club members with eight participating members.

Emma Foster was the first to finish for the club when she placed 15th out of 61 women in total and fourth among the over 45s.

Other female results by gender: Linda Hinchliffe 3rd over 50, Sarah Marr 4th over 50, Patricia Keenan 1st over 70, Mary Slater 2nd over 70, Sophie Vaughan 6th over 40

Men’s results: Roger Hyde 11th over 50 and Alan Keenan 1st over 75

Five club members participated in the last Dalby Forest Parkrun.

Wilson Moisey-Smith was the first at the club to finish 9th overall on 74 and 1st 11-14 with a personal best.

Other results by gender: Glen Shelton 2nd over 60, David Fox 1st over 70, Pete Northedge 2nd over 70, Mally Sweetlove 4th over 70.


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