Six of the best for Worksop Harriers

The third race in the Notts Summer League was held over a new five mile course at Newstead Abbey, where the Worksop Harriers had an excellent turnout finishing six teams.
The third race in the Notts Summer League was held over a new five mile course at Newstead Abbey, where the Worksop Harriers had an excellent turnout finishing six teams.
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The third race in the Notts Summer League was held over a new five mile course at Newstead Abbey, where no less than six Worksop Harriers teams finished.

Amy Ogden (4th, 33:18) led the senior ladies team home to third place, but they remain in second overall in the league, albeit it be a reduced lead of 10 points.

Tracey West (9th, 34:20) and Amy Fendley (20th, 35:38) made up the rest of the team.

Teresa McPake (17th, 35:25) led the veteran ladies ‘A’ team to fourth place and retained her hold on the bronze medal in her age category.

Adele Bryan (29th, 37:00) and Helen Broughton (41st, 38:28) completed the A team, with the B team taking 11th.

The senior mens team was led home by Tim Doughty (19th, 29:31) and finished in 12th place.

The veteran mens A team of Robert Roper (54th, 31:56), Paul Dickinson (66th, 32:33), John Hewitt (75th, 32:55) and Steve Rewston (118th, 35:37) finished fourth in their league, with their B team back in 10th place.

Peter Fendley (144th, 36:43) retained his third position overall in the over 60s category.

Other ladies results: Caroline McGinley (52nd, 39:47), Helen Eastland (59th, 40:50), Melissa Bennett (64th, 41:20), Sally Staveley (91st, 44:35) and Samantha Bowns (94th, 45:14).

Other men results: Tom Shaw (51st, 31:44), Matt Caudwell (115th, 35:32), Jon Stott (119th, 35:38), Craig Cooper (123rd, 35:42), Colin Laughton (124th, 35:45), Tony Jenks (127th, 35:56), Aaron Jackson (138th, 36:25), Mark Eyre (145th. 36:48), James Keightley (167th, 38:14), John Bradshaw (173rd, 38:25), Patrick Lavin (183rd, 39:20), Jimmy Kelly (187th, 39;36), Paul Hurst (192nd, 39:59) and Michael Ellison (196th, 40:29).

The fourth race in the league is the Harriers home race at Worksop College on Wednesday 16th July.

The Harriers had runners in the Black-a-moor fell race, where they were led home by Trevor Wass (68th, 54:50), followed by Aaron Jackson (11th, 58:31) and John Bradshaw (148th, 1:03:07).

The annual ‘Canal Challenge’ relay race between the Harriers and Retford AC, now in its 15th year, was comfortably won by Worksop by a margin of over seven minutes.

This year the race was from Retford to Worksopand back to Retford along the canal.

The Worksop Harriers pairing of Tim Doughty and Matt Lloyd proved decisive, building a lead of over six minutes on the long turnaround leg.