Round 2 Borders League
Birkenhead Park, 15/11/2009

 

Sixteen Harriers took part in the second round of the Borders Road Running League in Birkenhead Park. Over the four lap course, Darren Blazier lead the team home, and despite recent injury, still managed an excellent 31mins 42secs for 14th position overall. Geran Hughes, another member getting over long term injury, again ran superbly, finishing in 33mins 15secs for 43rd position, just under a minute ahead of Matthew Ashton, who finished in 34mins 13secs for 60th position. Rob Batterbee made his league debut with a tremendous 34mins 53secs for 75th, while Keith Elliott continues his return to form with an equally impressive 36mins 30secs for 111th. Grahame Shone put in his usual hard-working performance with a superb 37mins 16secs for 128th, just five positions and fifteen seconds ahead of the ever reliable Ed Reid. Mike Carrighan improved on his first league position by a fantastic twenty positions, finishing in 154th position, while Mark Mayers had another very satisfactory run, finishing in 41mins 5secs for 218th. Peter Hardy also ran very well completing the course in just over 43mins for 240th, while Alan Lucas wad another fabulous run finishing in 45mins 57secs for 275th. The menís team was completed by John Essary who maintained his record of never having missed a Borders League race for the club finishing in 278th overall. Very satisfyingly the ladies once again fielded a team of four, the same four who ran in the first round in Christleton. Once again Carol Willgoose led the team home in  184th position overall, while Jenni Richards again wasnít far behind, on this occasion finishing in 199th position. Angie Hughes continued her road to recovery finishing in 41mins 10secs for 221st, while Sian Hall completed the team in an outstanding 252nd overall, making it a very satisfactory day overall for the Harriers. 

 

Abergele Menís Team Results;

Name

Time

Position

Daren Blazier

31:42

14

Geran Hughes

33:15

43

Matthew Ashton

34:13

58

Rob Batterbee

34:53

71

Keith Elliott

36:30

105

Grahame Shone

37:16

121

Ed Reid

37:31

126

Mike Carrighan

38:20

143

Mark Mayers

41:05

191

Peter Hardy

42:29

201

Alan Lucas

46:03

213

John Essary

46:49

215

Total Points; 1,073

 

Abergele Ladies Team Results;

Name

Time

Position

Carol Willgoose

39:29

19

Jenni Richards

40:10

21

Angie Hughes

41:10

29

Sian Hall

43:39

48

Total Points; 69

Complete Results