Burnden Race Reports

Tuesday 24th September 2019

EQUINOX 24

Burnden Members Paul and Brenda Sedgwick travelled to the Equinox 24 hour running in event in Belvoir on the Lincolnshire / Leicestershire border. Paul took part in the 24hr solo event with the aim being to complete as many laps of a multi terrain 10kilometer course as possible in the permitted 24 hours. Paul completed an impressive tally of 6 consecutive laps in a time of 11:16:25

Brenda took part in the night time 10 kilometer race in a time of 1:34:17

SOUTHPORT 10K

Closer to home Burnden were well represented in the Southport 10 kilometer road race, a two lap relatively flat course. Diane Wylie starred and completed the course in a personal best time of 55:12
Mr consistent Andy Dunleavy finished 2nd V60 in a time of 41:21, other results included; Cheryl Dunleavy 1:07:23, Jen Forkin 1:07:24, Shirley Robinson 1:08:23, Clare Yates 1:11:12 and Nicola Hardy 1:11:16

THREE SHIRES FELL RACE

Christophe Menand followed up his impressive display on the fells last week by taking on the Three Shires fell race starting in Ambleside. Renowned as one of the toughest on the circuit the route consists of 12.4 miles and a total of just over 4000ft of climb. Christophe was amongst 240 runners and finished in a time of 3:28:43

PARK RUN

Park Run travellers this week include Paul Duke ( 20:06), Aidy Ashburn (21:14) and Steven Bate ( 22:44) at Haigh Hall Wigan. Gayle Gerrard ( 25:25) at Heaton Park and Returning from injury Tony Woodiwiss( 27:31) at Warrington.

 

Tuesday 17th September 2019

HODDER VALLEY SHOW FELL RACE

Christophe Menand led home the Burnden trio at the Hodder Valley show fell race. The 11k route in Newton in Bowland included 500 metres of climb formed part of the club's fell championship. Christophe finished in a time of 1:09:50, followed by Keith Thomas ( 1:12:48) and Ged Turner ( 1:21:41).

BURY 10K

A whole host of members made the short trip to Bury, for the town's 10k race which saw Emma Walker acheive a distance PB of 52:53. Other times on the day Gayle Gerrard ( 50:19), Mark Turner ( 53:52), Luke Newell( 56:44),Jane Compton(59:57),Dave Morrison(1:05:53), Julie Morrison ( 1:05:53), Jen Forkin (1:14:24),Shirley Robinson (1:14:26) and Peter Whiteside( 1:20:29).

BLACKLEACH 5 MILE

At the Blackleach country park trail 5 mile trail race Andy Dunleavy carried on his fine form claiming 1st V60 and 10th overall in a time of 33:33. Linda O'Byrne also claimed a podium position finishing 3rd V40 in a time of 41:11. Other times include Gareth Doherty ( 34:33),Cheryl Dunleavy ( 55:48) and Gemma Chapman (1:01:08).

YARROW SPLASH 10K

Two members took part in the Yarrow splash 10k trail run which included a couple of river crossings, first home was Mark Hallam(1:06:22), followed by Nicola Hardy ( 1:31:22).

SOUTH MANCHESTER SPRINT TRIATHLON

Liz McLellan, continued her great form on the Triathlon circuit, this time at the South Manchester sprint Triathlon. Liz claimed 1st V50 prize with a consistent set of times, moving her way through the field steadily as the event unfolded. Her times for the event 400mt Swim ( 9:22), 25k Cycle ( 48:26) and finishing the event with a 6.3k run in a time of 29:32...a total time of 1:28:34.

PARKRUN

Parkrun travellers this week included Simon Marland ( 23:19) and Sue Blackman ( 36:03) at Rotherham. Andy Dunleavy ( 20:05) and Cheryl Dunleavy ( 34:41) at Haigh Hall in Wigan.

Tuesday 10th September 2019

Burnden members travelled far and wide again this weekend in a variety of races.

HATTERS HALF MARATHON

Andy Dunleavy; continued his fine form claiming 1st V60 and a PB in a time of 1:32:47 at the Hatters trail half marathon in Stockport.

RIBBLEWAY TRAIL HALF MARATHON

Mumtaz Patel was 3rd Lady in a time of 1:53:18 and Paul Drew 1:56:23 at the Ribbleway trail half marathon in Longton an out and back course on a grassy terrain. Jen Forkin completed the 10km course at the same event in a time of 1:07.

SALFORD CITY 10K

Burnden had five runners at the Salford city fast 10k race, starting at media city and taking in parts of Trafford Park and Old Trafford before returning to Media city. Mel Walker was 3rd V75 in a season best of 51:06, Kate Ellis was 6thout of 32 V55 in a time of 46:03 and Aidy Ashburn came home with a 10k PB of 44:54. Other Finishers were Lee White ( 40:23) and Chris Worthington ( 42:45).

YORKSHIRE MAN TRAIL MARATHON

Further a field, Mark Jackson took part in his latest marathon, this time the Yorkshire man trail marathon which included 3336 ft of elevation, Mark finished in a time of 6:17:09.

GREAT NORTH RUN

At the world famous Great North run, Dave Newman came home in a time of 1:55:00 and Diane Wylie in 2:14:19.

DERWENT WATER 10K

At the Derwent water 10k in the Lake District Burnden were represented by Gailey Gerrard ( 1:03:01) and Nicola Hardy ( 1:26:08).

PARKRUN

In Park run world, Phil Glassbrook completed his 100th Park run at Bolton. The travelling continued with Tim Taylor coming 12th overall at Tewkesbury in a time of 23:27, not to be out done two members travelled North to run the Herrington country park run Near Sunderland, Simon Marland( 22:07)1st in his age category along with Sue Blackman(34:51)

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