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Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers ...

7th October, 2023.

On a warm October day, untypical for cross country conditions, 30 members attended the first fixture of the NYSD season at Acklam, with the ladies going first on a shorter course, along with men over 65.

Lorraine Hiles was first club finisher, 27th out of 130, in 28.00, with Clare Rowntree 28th in 28.11 and Kirsty Naylor 76th in 33.14.

New-comer Kerri-Lee Wooding took 34.47, Sara Armitage 34.49, Helen Hindmarch 36.23, Louise McVay 36.32, Beth Haggath 37.07, Sharon Keegan 44.21, Christine Burn 41.40, Carol Thompson 42.00, Margaret Wikeley 44.33, Ellie Atkins 45.50 and Denise Gandy 47.52.

The older men, running with the ladies, as is usual, Rob Burn was fastest in 26.21, and, having moved up an age-group, was 1st M70! Geoff Bullock took 32.57, Hugh Jennyns 40.05 and Alan Wikeley 42.29...

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