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Club 5 Road Race - 21 May 2013

 Matthew Rose reports...

club5 picThe Club 5 was my second attempt at organising a race and whilst there were a few nervous moments feedback from most has been really positive; I'd like to start by offering a huge thank you to all of the marshalls, supporters and officials for their support.

It was delightful to see so many runners at registration and more so to have a mix of abilities from the different running groups; to me that's what the club events are about - participation and enjoyment for all.

The weather was almost ideal and after a very thorough safety briefing from Kath, Kevin Johns put us under starter's orders, 3-2-1, go! The first 50 metres are quite tricky having to cross the main road; Matthew Pierson and Kath Farquhar did a fine job in ensuring all 61 runners crossed the road safely.

The Club 5 is a relatively easy course, down Gynn Lane, across New Mill Road onto the footpath and head towards New Mill. There's a slight incline from the Rock pub to the junction of Luke Lane/Thurstonland Bank and then it's reasonably flat into New Mill. Once in New Mill runners turn right towards Holmfirth and after another slight incline, turn right down Kirk Bridge Lane, right over the bridge and back up onto New Mill Road; from here it's a very rewarding and reasonably fast finish!

Triathlete Jonny McLean was first home and fastest on the night in 29:06; fastest lady was Ladies Captain Helen Berry, 7th in 30:58. The winners on handicap were in 1st place Katherine McFadzean, 2nd Neil Midgley and in 3rd place Fay Dolphin.

There were many great performances on the night, so well done all!

Actual position Athlete Handicap Actual time Handicap Handicap time Handicap position
1 Johny McLean 00:27:30 00:29:06 SCR 00:29:06 47
2 Stefan Fields 00:30:30 00:29:41 00:03:00 00:26:41 18
3 John Levick 00:29:00 00:30:04 00:01:30 00:28:34 42
4 Jared Croft 00:28:00 00:30:11 00:00:30 00:29:41 52
5 David Roberts 00:31:00 00:30:13 00:03:30 00:26:43 20
6 Steve Rimmer 00:30:00 00:30:25 00:02:30 00:27:55 35
7 Helen Berry 00:30:30 00:30:58 00:03:00 00:27:58 36
8 Brandon Holroyd 00:31:00 00:31:15 00:03:30 00:27:45 31
9 Ricki South 00:33:00 00:31:26 00:05:30 00:25:56 11
10 Phil Hobbs 00:31:30 00:31:41 00:04:00 00:27:41 28
11 Dave Drake 00:31:30 00:31:49 00:04:00 00:27:49 33
12 Maz Khoueiry 00:31:30 00:32:14 00:04:00 00:28:14 38
13 Richard Mcleod 00:33:30 00:32:16 00:06:00 00:26:16 17
15 John Abdy 00:34:00 00:32:28 00:06:30 00:25:58 12
16 Alister Macgregor 00:31:00 00:32:51 00:03:30 00:29:21 50
17 Nicola Brown 00:33:00 00:32:56 00:05:30 00:27:26 25
18 Kevin Yewlet 00:33:00 00:33:14 00:05:30 00:27:44 30
19 Robert Robinson 00:33:30 00:33:15 00:06:00 00:27:15 23
20 James Pulsford  00:35:00 00:33:19 00:07:30 00:25:49 9
21 Mick Pennington 00:32:00 00:33:28 00:04:30 00:28:58 45
22 David Bowden 00:35:00 00:33:30 00:07:30 00:26:00 13
23 Paul Booth-Burke 00:34:00 00:33:41 00:06:30 00:27:11 22
24 Steve Beardsell 00:35:00 00:33:46 00:07:30 00:26:16 16
25 Adrian Smith 00:34:00 00:33:59 00:06:30 00:27:29 26
26 Helen Pettit 00:34:00 00:34:12 00:06:30 00:27:42 29
27 Andre Vais 00:34:00 00:34:16 00:06:30 00:27:46 32
28 Neil Harrision 00:32:00 00:34:19 00:04:30 00:29:49 53
29 Matthew Rose 00:34:30 00:34:23 00:07:00 00:27:23 24
30 Rob Whale 00:38:00 00:34:41 00:10:30 00:24:11 4
31 Mark Owen 00:37:30 00:34:48 00:10:00 00:24:48 6
32 John Field 00:33:00 00:34:53 00:05:30 00:29:23 51
33 Shaun Coggan 00:34:00 00:35:00 00:06:30 00:28:30 41
34 Kirsty Henderson 00:32:00 00:35:01 00:04:30 00:30:31 55
35 Jeff Pierson 00:35:00 00:35:48 00:07:30 00:28:18 39
36 Richard Hook 00:38:00 00:35:49 00:10:30 00:25:19 8
37 Roger Dodson 00:36:00 00:35:59 00:08:30 00:27:29 27
38 Simon Edwards 00:37:30 00:36:08 00:10:00 00:26:08 14
39 Tony Mullinger 00:36:00 00:36:33 00:08:30 00:28:03 37
40 James McDonald 00:35:00 00:36:57 SCR 00:36:57 Guest
41 Jason Haigh 00:38:00 00:37:12 00:10:30 00:26:42 19
42 Neil Midgley 00:42:00 00:38:00 00:14:30 00:23:30 2
43 Jo Bailey Taylor 00:37:00 00:38:19 00:09:30 00:28:49 44
44 Nicola Winter 00:35:00 00:38:27 SCR 00:38:27 Guest
45 Cheryl Laird 00:37:30 00:38:45 00:10:00 00:28:45 43
46 Ellie Smith 00:41:00 00:38:46 00:13:30 00:25:16 7
47 Dinah Coggan 00:40:30 00:40:01 00:13:00 00:27:01 21
48 Alison Toon 00:40:00 00:40:49 00:12:30 00:28:19 40
49 Tim Cock 00:41:00 00:41:23 00:13:30 00:27:53 34
50 Rowan Eastwood 00:43:00 00:41:38 00:15:30 00:26:08 15
51 Katherine McFadzean 00:47:00 00:41:53 00:19:30 00:22:23 1
52 Natalie Allan 00:42:00 00:43:40 00:14:30 00:29:10 48
53 Fay Dolphin 00:49:00 00:45:38 00:21:30 00:24:08 3
54 Mandy Mellor 00:47:30 00:45:55 00:20:00 00:25:55 10
55 Louise Day 00:44:00 00:46:40 00:16:30 00:30:10 54
56 Domenic Vilia 00:40:00 00:47:51 00:12:30 00:35:21 57
57 Hilary Booth 00:45:30 00:49:30 00:18:00 00:31:30 56
58 Joanna Melia 00:37:00 00:50:24 00:09:30 00:40:54 59
59 Richard Whale 00:42:00 00:52:11 00:14:30 00:37:41 58
60 Karen Armitage 00:52:00 00:53:35 00:24:30 00:29:05 46
61 Den Kersey 00:52:00 00:53:44 00:24:30 00:29:14 49

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