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The Thirsk Weekly News is a family-owned paper for Thirsk and the surrounding area

Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers...

24th December, 2022.

A very pleasant social evening at Thirsk Athletic Club followed the Christmas Handicap on the Sowerby Gateway track, and, on an ideal - and a significantly warmer - evening for running, there were a good number of PBs.

One of these was by the fastest runner, Josh Fothergill on one of his occasional visits, with a time of 11.15.

Handicaps are about giving everyone an even chance, with starting times based on results of time trials over the previous 3 months.

Gillian Crane was the first finisher who had done enough TTs to qualify, with Margaret Wikeley 2nd and Denise Gandy 3rd. Much appreciation to Duncan for working out all the handicaps and tabulating the results.........

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