GB & Scottish Ultra-Distance veteran runner Joasia Zakrzewski uses her ‘recovery time’ to enjoy the running and racing over shorter distances, as was the case over the last 3 weeks. Firstly, she competed in the Comber 10k in Ireland where she finished 25th overall and was 1st Woman and 1st Veteran (over 40), recording an excellent time of 36.53. The next day she turned out for the Club in their Northern League T&F fixture at Jarrow and finished 2nd in her first 3000m on the track, recording a very good time of 10.27.4.Just over a week later, she ran in the Moffat Gala 15k in Scotland and finished 9th overall and was again 1st Woman/1st Veteran recording another fine time of 58.08. Joasia , 5 days later, then ran the Cheshire Half Marathon at Northwich and finished 15th overall, again was 1st Woman /1st Veteran recording a very respectable time of 1.20.05, all excellent results.[divider]
James Askew enjoyed a fine victory in the Pitstop 10k in Dalton-on -Tees and in a very good time of 32.24, whilst Rosie Smith completed a fine double for the Club finishing 11th overall but was 1st Woman recording a fine time of 35.29. Other Club runners to finish were; Laura Lee (u/20) 47th 40.03, Fiona Holloway (v40) 210th 57.39, and Alexandra Ingram (u/20) 69.13.[divider]
James Askew was again leading runner for the Club in the Sunderland (Senior/ Veteran Men 35/49) 5k, finishing 8th in 15.28, followed by Rob Eaton 20th 15.48 (pb), Matt Hornsby (o/35) 21st 15.51 (pb) and David Henson 105th 18.43. In the (Women/Veteran Women & Men o/50) 5k, Paul Delaney (o/50) was 16th 18.48 (pb), Laura Lee (u/20) 20th 19.04 (pb), Kelly Bentley (o/50) 72nd 21.44, and Stuart Reay (o/55) 101st 24.13.[divider]
Steve Everett(o/55) finished a very creditable 9th place in the Angel View Run (5.5miles) at Gateshead, he was 1st veteran (o/50) in a time of 34.09.[divider]
In the 3rd Northern T&F Div 3E match at Jarrow (3rd July) the delayed results are now to hand and were as follows:
100m (A) Greg Venyo (1st) 11.7. (B) Josh Peel (4th) 12.5.
200m (A) Greg Venyo (2nd) 23.5. (B) Gabriel Tallara (3rd) 25.6.
400m (A) Tim Tetlow (2nd) 50.9.(B) Scott Armstrong (2nd) 54.0.
800m (A) Rob Everson (5th) 2.12.7. (B) Jason Catterall (4th) 2.13.8.
1500m (A) James Askew (1st) 4.12.4. (B) Rob Everson (2nd) 4.30.5.
5000m (A) Matt Hornsby (2nd) 15.49.6.(B) Rob Eaton (1st) 15.52.2.
400m H (A) Paul Donaghy (3rd) 72.6.
Hammer (A) Paul Donaghy (6th) 17.39m.(B) Geoff Watson (5th) 13.39m.
Discus (A) Paul Donaghy (5th) 19.32m. (B) Rob Everson (5th) 11.64m.
Javelin (A) Josh Peel (3rd) 41.59m.(B) Gabriel Tallara (3rd) 28.22m.
Shot (A) Paul Donaghy (6th) 6.20m (B) Jason Catterall (5th) 5.70m.
Long Jump (A) Zac Renwick (3rd) 5.43m (B) Gabriel Tallara (2nd) 5.34m.
Triple Jump (A) Zac Renwick (3rd) 11.07m (B) Jason Catterall (2nd) 9.33m.
High Jump (A) Zac Renwick (3rd) 1.50m.
Relays: 4x100m 3rd Team 47.1.; 4x400m 2nd Team 3.40.2.
100m (A) Charlotte Boyle (4th) 13.9.
200m (A) Charlotte Boyle (4th) 28.5, (B) Rebecca Mott (4th) 28.7.
400m (A) Lizzie Cramb (2nd) 61.1 (B) Emma Toogood (1st) 62.9.
800m (A) Emma Toogood (1st) 2.200 (B) Rebecca Mott (1st) 2.34.6.
1500m (A) Laura Lee (2nd) 5.05.8 (B) Helena Herrman (1st) 5.12.9.
3000m A) Joasia Zakrzewski (2nd) 10.07.4(B) Alexandra Ingram (3rd)16.17.3.
Hammer (A) Tammy Cook (4th) 15.19m.
Discus (A) Tammy Cook (6th) 12.46m.
Javelin (A) Tammy Cook (6th) 7.10m.
Shot (A) Emma Toogood (4th) 5.50m (B) Tammy Cook (2nd) 5.20m.
Long Jump (A) Olivia Kell (1st) 4.66m. (B) Isabell Thornton (2nd) 4.47m
Triple Jump (A) Olivia Kell (1st) 9.58m (B) Isabell Thornton (1st) 9.31m.
Relays : 4x100m 2nd Team 55.2.; 4x400m 2nd Team 4.22.4.
In the Match Result, Durham finished 4th with 307 points and in the current standings are lying 3rd with 963 points.