Weekly Report 5th Oct 2019

It was a very busy week of running for Denbigh Harriers with over 40 harriers competing in 10 events far and wide with two Harriers running twice.
Duncan Jones ran the Race on the Edge 9 mile trail race on Wenlock Edge in Shropshire. It was really enjoyable and completely off road with some sharp ascents and descents. His time was 91.54  and 3rd over 60
In the the first North Wales Cross Country fixture in Wrexham there were 20 Harriers taking part in this fast and furious flat race. In the women’s 6.6k race the first two Harriers home were Mel Morris and Alaw Medi Evans separated by 1 second. They were ably supported by Tracey Williams winning her category and Elen Baugh. Victoria Whitehead ran a strong race despite having run a hard long race the week before followed by Cary Davies , Kate Wilson and Menai Baugh who also won her age cetegory by one place.
Senior Women
33rd Melina Morris 26-27
34th Alaw Medi Evans 26-28
42nd Tracey Sian Williams 27-18 1stW55
52nd Elen Baugh 27-54
59th Victoria Whitehead 28-46
67th Carys Davies 29-30
101st Kate Wilson 32-25
108th Menai Baugh 33-02 1st F60
In the Men over 60 race There was a superb run from Fred Jones to come in 5th behind some top class opposition. The team was second overall.
5th Fred Jones 27-30
12th Chris Baldwin 30-19
26th Jeff Jones 34-48
In the Senior Men’s race Shaun Hughes Senior ran an excellent race on his return to competition to finish 15th he was supooted by the four counters for the team of Dan Jones, Huw Euron Williams and David Baugh. It was good to see new member Gareth Rees Jones racing for the first time and a big improvement from last year from Mark Jones.
15th Shaun Hughes 31-54
67th Daniel Jones 35-41
105th Huw Euron Williams 38-03
109th David Baugh 38-17
114th Mathew Jones 38-46
123rd Philip Hayes 40-02
131st Tony Benton 40-58
143rd Gareth Rees Jones 42-14
154th Mark Jones 45-17
Furhte afield Owen Conry ran the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon in Minneapolis to finish 373th out of 6739 runners in a very good time of 3.13.18
In the Chester Marathon Joe Welch was acting as a pacer for those runners wanting to go under the 3 hour mark and he did the job admirably finishing in 2.59.38.  Caroline James was also running and had a great race to finish in 4.43.33.
136th Joe Welch 02:59:38,  2370th Caroline James 04:43:33
In the Bangor Bangor Half Marathon Cary Davies running her second race of the weekend continued her excellent form to run yet another great time. She was followed on this hilly course by Luke Hughes and Rob Parry.
129th Carys Davies 1.51.38,  215th Luke Hughes 2.01.15, 284th Rob Parry 2.13.46
In the Cardiff University Half Marathon the weather was excellent although warm for running. It was great to see 12 Harriers running it and a considerable number had never run a half before.  This is a very big event and the Harriers enjoyed the atmosphere and for many just crossing that line to see those smiles tears and emotions meant so much.
2350th David Jones 01:46:39
2917th Alaw Medi Evans 01:49:54
4944th Hywel Roberts 01:54:42
5421st Ian Jones 01:59:04
9415th Mike James 02:09:48
9530th Anwen Brown 02:14:22
11366th Lisa Dafydd 02:14:44
13696th Nicola Field 02:22:37
14155th Graham Field 02:26:47
14654th Julie Roberts 02:27:53
17809th John Thomas 02:49:37
18876th RebekahDumayne 03:03:18
18878th Jessica Jones 03:03:18
Bushey Parkrun
708th Sian PRITCHARD 00:26:02
Fell Foot Parkrun
57th Katy BAUGH 00:23:45
Conwy Parkrun
296th Sally SMITH 01:00:37
Gnoll Parkrun
113 John Llewelyn THOMAS 00:46:46
Cardiff Half Chester Marathon Caroline James Minneapolis Marathon Owen Conry Wrexham XC Women Wrexham XC Men
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