Weekly Report 6/7/19

This week saw the fifth Handicap race in the Summer series.  The 26 runners had nearly perfect running conditions for the race with some runners showing large improvements that will cause the handicapper headaches for next month. The winner was Caz Dawe followed by Kath Snaith and Nicola Field. The fastest man was Joe Welch who held off Tony Wood to finish in 18.27 and the fastest woman was Alaw Evans who did not know the route.
Two Harriers at took part in the Deestriders Off Road Grand Prix summer series race number 2 on Thursday. Duncan Jones was 40 seconds faster this month in 35:00 finishing in 30th place overall and 3rd in his category. Dawn Marshall was using this as a training run and just over a minute slower this month for 70th in 46:47
In the Ruthin 5k there was a huge Denbigh Harrier turnout of 27 Harriers for this evening race that produced some great times and eight runners achieving personal bests. In the field of 213 runners Denbigh Harriers were lead home in a tight race between Tony Wood and Dan Jones. In the end there was only 4 seconds separating them with Tony Wood finishing in 6th overall.  On the night there were age category prizes for Menai Baugh, Emma Collins, David Baugh and Ron Birch. There were personal bests for Katy Baugh, Ian Jones, Menai Baugh, Robert Parry, Hannah McDonnell, David Spencer, Helen Davies, Jess Jones,
17th 19:56 David Baugh 1st M50
28th 21:04 Emma Collins 2nd F50
34th 21:31 Katy Baugh 2nd Sen W PB
37th 21:44 Melina Morris 3rd F40
44th 22:38 Elen Baugh 3rd Sen W
51st 23:45 Ian Jones PB
74th 25:06 Menai Baugh 1st F60 PB
83rd 25:27 Robert Parry PB
92nd 26:08MikeJames
96th 26:30 Hannah McDonnell PB
107th 27:28DawnMarshall
109th 27:47 David Spencer PB
111th 27:44CarolineDawe
112th 27:55JulieRoberts
113th 27:57 Helen Falmai Davies PB
137th 30:48 Jessica Jones PB
142nd 31:06RebekahDumayne
154th 32:08IeuanWynne Lewis
165th 32:43 Christine Smith 3rd F60
199th 36:19DianeLloyd
200th 36:49 Ron Birch 2nd M80
Sunday saw the running of the Denbigh Harriers organised Fairy Freckled Cow Trail Race around the Llyn Alwen Reservoir. The race is over 11k distance with 177m ascent or 6.8miles and 582ft. This race was also the North Wales Trail Championships and was well attended with around 150 entries. The club provides 25 volunteers to marshal, organise and administrate this race and was lead by Race Director Duncan Jones. In perfect conditions 1st Man was Jon Bowie from Mercia Fell Runners in 37.50 breaking the course record, 2nd was Stephen Skates, Prestatyn in 39.34 and 3rd was Alun Williams Meirionydd in 39.39. In the women’s race 1st was Amie Bagnell, Prestatyn in 46.08, 2nd was Carolyn Stamper-Clark in 50.20 and 3rd was Jenna Bagnall Prestatyn in 51.01.  Leading twenty-three Denbigh Harriers home were Joe Welch in 5th and Emma Collins 4th Woman. There were Denbigh Harrier category prizes for Emma Collins F55, Melina Morris F45, Menai Baugh F60. In the North Wales Championships there were prizes for Joe Welch,   Emma Collins, Mel Morris, Menai Baugh and Julie Roberts.
Denbigh Harrier Results:
5th 43.06 Joseph Welch
19th 47.51 Huw Williams
28th 50.17 Philip Hayes
31st 51.05 Emma Collins
34th 51.2 Melina Morris
48th 54.2 Fred Jones
49th 54.39 Mari Williams
52nd 55.35 Mat Jones
59th 56.53 David Jones
62nd 57.35 Ruari Benton
68th 58.3 Luke Hughes
81st 62.1 Menai Baugh
88th 64.21 Robert Parry
101st 68.09 Caroline Dawe
106th 69.07 Ed Brown
108th 69.50 Rachel Jones
111th 71.22 Ruth Crowther
113th 71.55 Julie Roberts
114th 71.55 Michael James
129th 83.15 Dawn Marshall
133rd 84.41 Sali Powell
134th 84.46 Nicola Davies
135th 86.24 John Thomas
Parkrun Results:
189th Sian PRITCHARD 27:22
248th Meirion Wyn ROBERTS 35:40
18th Tony BENTON 22:45
36th Ruari BENTON 24:15
Pont Bala
3rd David BAUGH 20:27
8th Elen BAUGH 23:48
28 John Llewelyn THOMAS 30:03
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