Northbrook Results

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September 2018

Bournville Leafy 10k – 30 September

119 Sara Boot 54:24

Great Scottish Half-Marathon – 30 September

632 Liam Mills 1:32:18

Winsdor Half-Marathon – 30 September

191 Mike Wheeler 1:33:21 PB
214 Joe Kelly 1:33:39
666 Andrew Ralph 1:45:24
771 Clive Horton 1:43:48

BHF Blenheim Half-Marathon – 30 September

Liane Powell 2:14:20
Catherine Shepherd 2:15:14
Damien Dear 2:15:16
Adrian Powell 2:36:38

My plan was to coach Liane round to finish as it was her first half-marathon. The course is very scenic with a number of undulations, all run on tarmac. Also, it’s run in conjunction with a 10km race, and 2km fun run.
Parking was a breeze and the organisation can’t be faulted.

All went well for the first 10 miles but I stopped to help a runner in distress, hence the slower time than anticipated.

I’d definitely consider this race again next year – Adrian


Daventry Challenge – 26 September

2 Sarah Booker 6:57:20 1st female
51 Dawn Webb 1:18:44

The Daventry Challenge comprises a 3.6-mile out and back route, and competitors decide how many laps to do within the 6-hour time limit. The course is relatively flat, with a few small inclines. The majority of the course is over crushed stone, but there are tree roots, a few small sections where the pathways are more natural and a section of single track running.

Sarah completed 35.5 miles, the highest female distance. Dawn completed 7.1 miles, the furthest distance she has run so far.


River Ness 10k – 23 September

63 Chris Goodman 39:34 PB
522 Kirstie Murray 51:35 PB

Balsall Common 10k Fun Run – 23 September

15 Tony Forde 41:34
24 Peter Kirkhope 43:38
57 David Mills 47:56 PB
103 Jo Arden 53:22
205 Tony French 65:50

Draycote 10 Mile – 23 September

5 Damian Dear 0:59:12 PB
6 Ben Smith 1:03:25 PB
9 Mike Wheeler 1:06:53 PB, 2nd MV40
15 Tommy Dempsey 1:11:38
19 Tom Miller 1:13:50 1st MV50
20 Terry Moynihan 1:13:52
22 Pete Fellows 1:14:04 2nd MV60
33 Tony Hughes 1:17:06
69 Leisha Smith 1:28:02
75 Catherine Shepherd 1:28:41
90 Anne Hughes 1:33:01 3rd FV60

Draycote 20 Mile – 23 September

16 Natasha White 2:23:32 1st female
26 Mark Baker 2:31:18 3rd MV50
48 Dave Halford 2:47:39 2nd MV60
85 Allison Smith 3:17:45
96 Mark Smith 3:29:45

Equinox 24 Hour and 10k – 22/23 September

10k Daytime Race

28 Rich Cawley 0:52:10
63 Sara Boot 0:58:18
95 Sue Clarke 1:03:28

10k Nightime Race

109 Sara Boot 1:10:05
110 Sue Clarke 1:10:07
111 Rich Cawley 1:10:07

24-hour event

Solo Female 170km

2 Jo Brown 22:49:16

Small Team – Northbrook Chance

17th out of 137 teams

1 Mark Parker 0:52:27
2 Spencer Davies 0:46:39
3 Martin McHugh 0:47:06
4 Jill Pittard 0:50:33
5 John Davies 0:52:29
6 Mark Parker 0:53:13
7 Spencer Davies 0:48:59
8 Martin McHugh 0:47:22
9 Jill Pittard 0:53:01
10 John Davies 0:55:05
11 Mark Parker 0:57:41
12 Spencer Davies 0:56:11
13 Martin McHugh 0:56:28
14 Jill Pittard 0:57:44
15 John Davies 1:00:16
16 Mark Parker 1:06:34
17 Spencer Davies 0:57:22
18 Martin McHugh 1:05:15
19 Jill Pittard 1:04:41
20 John Davies 1:04:37
21 Mark Parker 1:10:08
22 Spencer Davies 0:54:01
23 Martin McHugh 0:53:31
24 Jill Pittard 0:55:16
25 John Davies 1:00:14
26 Spencer Davies 0:55:48

The Equinox24 is a 24-hour mixed terrain race around a 10k loop against the clock, set in the Belvoir Castle Estate. This year we fielded a small team of five, a soloist with support crew, three 10K entrants and half of a pairsome to be in line for another fantastic weekend. It started off as expected, raining, wet, gusty and with warnings about erecting structures. Since when has that ever stopped Northbrook? Most of the camp was set up by the small recce party.

As the first night degenerated socially to a beer mile, a live band, a drunken singing game and to enjoying the atmosphere we kept the Northbrook flag flying high with the best of them, showing how hard we could party. Mark showed he was the real John McLane from Die Hard and there were rumours of a new boy band on the scene.

On Saturday a few heads were still reeling from the strength of the now customary Prosecc-woos when the event started. Everyone was buoyed and the cheers of encouragement as we passed Northbrook central kept us going. Jo was steady, and just kept rolling on through the wind, the driving rain and all night long. The 10Kers did what they set out to do and experienced day and night runs enjoying every moment. As the night time approached the support crew came into their own; they could be heard a kilometre from the finish so we knew what we were approaching. The dance moves and encouragement gave us all that extra bit to the finish.

Everyone’s last lap was faster than expected, which usually resulted in hurried sprints to get our next runner to the finish line ready for the take over. With the possibility of one last lap and the realisation that it would push us up to a top 20 position, I threw on the driest of the wet kit as two of the team were already broken and one was holding onto a pushchair for dear life and adamant he was not letting go. The team were there to keep me going and we even had a team run-in with a vest acting as a make-do banner.

Northbrook came and we competed in one of the best events we do. See you all next year? – Spencer

The night before beer milers


Midland Counties Road Relays, Sutton Park – 22 September

Men 6 x 5.88km

Position 59
Total time: 2:14:14

Stu Lumsden 20:54
Terry Moynihan 22:35
Liam Mills 21:56
Tom McNamara 24:01
Damien Dear 21:31
Darren Taplin 23:17

Position 98
Total time: 2:39:18

Kevin Coughlan 27:09
David Mills 26:35
Andy Scruton 25:26
Andrew Ralph 26:27
Simon Jones 25:48
Raghbir Sangha 27:53

Position 102
Total time: 2:41:42

Sean Duffy 25:37
Fraser Barrett 34:05
Tom Miller 25:53
Craig Murray 25:20
Jonathan Seed 25:28
Peter Kirkhope 25:29

Women 4 x 4.33km

Position 51 total time: 1:20:49

Enya Tabram 19:19
Sarah McNaney 19:28
Sarah Duffy 20:38
Karen Brewster 21:24

Position 90 total time: 1:35:27

Elle Townsend 21:58
Verity Crichton 25:50
Catherine Shepherd 23:06
Dawn Webb 24:33

Position 94 total time: 1:37:53

Pia Singh 24:09
Julie Cozens 23:30
Jeannie Noonan 23:17
Helen Hodge 26:57

Thirty Northbrookers made the annual pilgrimage to Sutton Park for the Autumn Road relays. Undeterred by the damp weather, the three women’s and men’s teams put in a great effort.
Although missing out on an invite to the Nationals, everyone did Northbrook AC proud – Terry


Tamworth 5-Mile – 16 September

Jill Pittard 36:52

Worcester City Half- Marathon – 16 September

Eleanor Townsend 2:02:22

Worcester 10k – 16 September

Chris Archer 1:05:38

Forest Off-Road Marathon, Henley-in-Arden – 15 September

34 Dave Halford 5:18:00
36= Liz Pharoah 5:22:00
36= Damian Pharoah 5:22:00

World Masters Athletics Championship, Malaga – 800 metres M75 final – 11th September

12 Mike Duggan 3:09

Mike qualified for the M75 800m final, representing Ireland.


Nuneaton 10k – 9 September

James Lacey 39:27
Tommy Dempsey 44:19
Gemma Ross 50:49
Sarah Boot 54:33
Gillian Coulson 66:12

Stratford Big 10k – 9 September

29 Craig Slyde 39:30
40 Chris Goodman 40:24
46 Darren Taplin 40:53
96 Spencer Davies 43:02
114 Tom McNamara 43:12
126 Ian Paterson 44:02
129 Sean Duffy 44:06
143 Martin McHugh 44:49
170 Edmund Cole 45:40
181 Craig Murray 45:58
211 Adrian Powell 47:28
227 Darron Handley 47:24
349 Sarah Duffy 50:09
383 Phil Slater 50:45
399 David Giles 51:58
497 Kirstie Murray 54:16
668 Alan Hewitt 57:42
698 Chrissie Cooper 58:05
735 Gary Lunnon 58:30
746 Sian Butler 59:00
759 Liane Powell 59:12
760 Martin Gavin 60:12
767 Anthony Osvea 59:10
810 Louise Slater 60:25
819 Pia Singh 60:33
846 Tracey Williams 61:14
887 Stephanie Ford 62:35
890 Helen Hodge 62:49
894 Nav Rai 63:09
934 Linda Richards 63:15
935 Chris Perkins 63:16
1029 Jane Stephens 67:44
1056 Janet Steele 68:18
1098 Kate Lyons 69:30
1099 Pauline Lyons 69:29
1102 Marianne Rutter 69:33
1138 Kelly Parker 71:50

37 Northbrookers and training group members headed to Stratford for the 10th Stratford Big 10K. With nearly 1300 finishers this was a bigger event than some had run in before but they were not put off.

Having been put through their paces for 18 weeks over the summer in the 10k training groups everyone was nervous but excited. The weather was looking favourable and the pace soon settled down to give us all some good runs.

Craig led us home as is becoming the norm, and the remainder of us ran out of our skins to follow him. Great event with great colleagues, and it was fabulous to see them all come home to big cheers.
Well done all – Spencer

 


Asda Leicester 10k – 9 September

Jill Pittard 44:36

Great North Run – 9 September

338 Natasha White 1:27:21
765 Andy McConville 1:33:04
4668 Jamie Gould 1:50:58
8106 Amy Burdis 1:59:32*
14857 Andy Scruton 2:12:40
18533 Sarbjit Sumal 2:18:50
25714 Julie Horbury 2:30:45

* 2-hour pacer


Bedford Half-Marathon – 2 September

Ben Smith 1:31:10
Allison Smith 1:55:41
Mark Smith 2:11:17
Leisha Smith 2:11:34

An early start for Team Smith as we headed south for the Bedford Half-Marathon. This is a very well organised event run around a country park, over mixed terrain.

Unfortunately, no PB’s this time but in the heat we were all glad to get to the finish line, where we were treated to crisps, cookies, sweets, a technical T-shirt and a nice chunky medal – Allison


Kenilworth Half-Marathon – 2 September

352Dave Halford1:47:25

51 Liam Mills 1:25:24
53 Natasha White 1:25:34 3rd female
55 Terry Moynihan 1:25:39
59 Craig Slyde 1:26:19
100 Rob Barry 1:30:49
109 Andrew McConville 1:31:29
110 Damian Pharoah 1:31:46
127 Mike Wheeler 1:33:48
136 Jo Brown 1:34:14 4th FV35
141 Martin Winch 1:34:57
175 Ian Paterson 1:36:38 PB
188 Mark Baker 1:37:40
192 Paul Stead 1:37:04
195 Tommy Dempsey 1:37:50
219 Tom Miller 1:39:20
239 Tony Forde 1:40:42
248 Martin McHugh 1:41:47
267 Peter Fellows 1:42:13
298 Richard French 1:43:46
330 Darron Handley 1:45:25
354 Spencer Davies 1:47:17
396 Kevin Coughlan 1:48:23
430 James Stubbs 1:51:00
449 Enya Tabram 1:51:36
473 Mark Dalton 1:52:20
480 Peter Kirkhope 1:53:02
506 Louise Myers 1:54:21
567 Lisa Bragg 1:57:34
590 Gemma Ross 1:58:40
631 David Giles 2:01:04
671 Claudie Combelas 2:04:01
713 David Mills 2:07:44
820 Fraser Barrett 2:15:52
844 Christopher Perkins 2:17:27
861 Sara Boot 2:20:30
862 Susan Clarke 2:20:30
863 Rich Cawley 2:20:30
923 Anita Sanderson 2:28:24
940 Anthony French 2:31:17
951 Linda Richards 2:30:33
962 Steve Damms 2:35:47

Bedford Twilight 10k – 1 September

Andy Scruton 52:51

Absolutely stunning course through the Bedford riverside, and very well organised on such a beautiful evening. Thoroughly recommended.