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πŸ’™β€οΈ Wow, what a contrast in weather some of our members had last weekend and nobody got their Christmas Pudding at Percy Pud ❄️In warmer climes 🌞 Josh Bird knocked an impressive 3:14 off his marathon PB from London earlier in the year. His time at Valencia Marathon was 2:28:40. Paul Fieldsend ran his fastest marathon time since 2017 finishing in 3:29:24. Well done guys πŸ‘Faye Lund jetted off to sunny Lanzarote with the Kingstone Runners lot (who can blame her). There was a 5k Santa Run on the Friday and a running festival of different distances on Saturday. Faye wisely chose the 10k race and finished in 52:34.Lee Hatfield took part in the Bauble Bimble Ultra Marathon, completing 9 laps of the 5.3k loop of Ferry Meadows near Peterborough in a time of 6:26:26.It was -5Β° πŸ₯Ά on Saturday morning so a lot of Parkruns had made the decision to cancel the night before however a few of our members still found a range to visit. Furthest travelled were Jayne Manley and Darrell Harrison at Fulham Palace, Joy Benson made a trip to Harrogate while Dean Wallace ventured to Rothwell. Keith Littlewood ran Hillsborough, Stefen Radyk finished at Penistone and Mark Hurrell completed another Sandall Park. Meanwhile back in Barnsley there were Gareth Cooke, Michael Slack, Adam Lavelle, Nigel Morton, Shaun Pickersgill and Chris McNicholas.The weather forecast looks better for this weekend so Percy Pud has been rearranged. Let's see how many people run that then go and do the last SY Cross Country League fixture at Graves Park 😳 ... See MoreSee Less
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πŸ’™β€οΈ Wow, one race dominated the weekend with good reason !!There was some impressive running at Doncaster 10k on Sunday with 10 of our members in action. Gareth Cooke was first back in 9th place with a new PB by 13 seconds of 32:03. Chris McNicholas set a course PB by 2 mins to finish 2nd V60 Male in 38:17. Shaun Pickersgill looking to get under the magical 40 minutes barriers for the first time absolutely smashed it by running a 4 minute PB, finishing in 38:40. Gemma Thickett knocked 5 seconds off her best running 44:07 and Jenny Wakeman was 3rd V65 Female in 50:12. Stefen Radyk ran a Seasons best time of 58:15 while Laura Mills set a new PB of 1:01:51, knocking well over a minute off her previous best. Well done everyone on their amazing achievements πŸ‘A freezing cold Saturday morning saw Kevin Manley complete his 300th Parkrun at Barnsley in a time of 24:44. Joining him were Michael Slack, Dave Brooksbank, Joe Cox, Darrell Harrison and Jayne Manley. Beth Massey and Vicky Shaw were at Lister Park whilst Mark Havenhand completed Millhouses. Joy Benson, Keith Littlewood, Mark Hurrell and Dean Wallace were at Normanby Hall, Rother Valley, Sandall Park and Wakefield Thornes respectively. Penistone saw Gemma Thickett and Stefen Radyk having a run out before Doncaster 10k. Same for Gareth Cooke at Sewerby, where Naomi Drakeford also got a course PB.This Sunday we're all off to get a free Christmas Pudding at the 30th Percy Pud 10k πŸ₯³Doncaster 10 Results:9, Gareth Cooke, 32:03PB; 41, Nathan Doy, 33:59; 204, Chris McNicholas, 38:17; 221, Shaun Pickersgill, 38:40PB; 564, Gemma Thickett, 44:07PB; 1048, Jenny Wakeman, 50:12; 1726, Stefen Radyk, 58:15; 1987, Laura Mills, 1:01:51PB; 2072, Caron Holburt, 1:03:11; 2073, Sarah Burton, 1:03:13πŸ“· Carol / Lionel Wolstenholme ... See MoreSee Less
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πŸ’™β€οΈ The final results for the 3rd Fixture of the South Yorkshire Cross Country League are out. Well done to our 12 hardy members who survived the brutal rain and wind last Sunday at Winterhill. Due to a course change as well the Ladies and V65+ men may well have had to run further than the advertised distance !! πŸ˜…Abigail Andrews had a fantastic run to finish 3rd in the U13 Girls race with a time of 12:07 leaving her in strong contention for a medal going into the final Championship race in December. Naomi Drakeford was 7th overall in the Ladies race with 29:39. She is currently 6th Senior Lady in the League, as is Christina Laking in the V35 category. In the Men's V70s, Kevin Manley finished 2nd in 38:58 and is in 2nd place overall. Rod Scholes was first V75 in 45:07 and also 2nd in that category going into the last fixture which will be held at Graves Park on Sunday 10th December.Full Results:Under11 Girls (1550m):12, Erin Collins, 7:10; 14, Emily Hodgkinson, 9:00Under11 Boys (1550m):Scott Andrews, 6:25Under13 Girls (3100m):3, Abigail Andrews, 12:07; 10, Sophia Clegg, 14:28; 12, Beau Beecroft, 14:56Senior/Vet Ladies (6300m):7, Naomi Drakeford, 29:39; 23, Christina Laking, 32:47; 65, Faye Lund, 38:33Senior/Vet Men (9900m):139, Raymond Archer, 71:51V65+ Men (6300m):6, Kevin Manley (over70), 38:58; 11, Rod Scholes (over75), 45:07πŸ“· Anne Bennett ... See MoreSee Less
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