Helsby weekly round-up 28th August – 2nd September 2013

Hi all

Last Wednesday was the 4th Harrock Hill race of the season with three out for Helsby, Adair Broughton, Jayne Joy and Paul Foster. Good prizes too as they were big boxes of vegetables and fruit! Jayne Joy was 3rd lady overall.

The race was also the venue for the Northwest Cross Country league meeting attended by Jayne Joy who sorted out the dates for the upcoming season and also managed to keep Helsby in a team with Warrington and Lymm as it was looking close to Helsby being split up due to their recent success of the last couple of years. (It will be looked at again next year). The cross country dates for the Northwest league have already been updated and placed on the latest running calendar available on the Helsby Blog as below.


Official results for Harrock Hill Race 4 http://fellrunner.org.uk/results.php?id=2144

10th      Adair Broughton          35.24
38th      Jayne Joy                        38.58 (3rd lady overall)
94th      Paul Foster                  44.12

Saturday was the Delamere Park Run, already up to race number 26 and as ever a great Helsby turn-out. Colin Bishop on the podium with 3rd place overall in 17.59 and Janet Robertson first lady home for Helsby in 22.46 and also on the podium with 3rd lady overall. Well done to Betty for securing a new PB for the course.

3 Colin BISHOP 17:59 VM50-54 84.06 % M 3 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:17:47 12  
15 Gareth BOYD 20:11 VM40-44 68.13 % M 15 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:19:08 5  
37 David FEAKES 22:30 VM50-54 66.07 % M 36 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:21:37 11  
42 Janet ROBERTSON 22:46 VW45-49 71.16 % F 3 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:22:36 4  
47 Stephen WIGGINS 23:03 SM20-24 56.54 % M 44 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:22:14 7  
68 Lesley FEAKES 24:32 VW45-49 66.71 % F 6 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:24:15 12  
70 Benjamin John WILLIAMS 24:40 SM35-39 53.78 % M 64 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:22:44 12  
76 Louise MCEVELEY 25:12 VW45-49 64.29 % F 8 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:24:35 6  
80 Alison MEAKIN 25:41 VW55-59 73.46 % F 9 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:25:34 11  
82 Betty GRIEVE 25:54 VW50-54 67.25 % F 11 Helsby RC New PB! 3  
107 Ivor JOHNSTONE 28:04 VM45-49 50.89 % M 91 Helsby RC First Timer! 1  
124 Kevin SMALLWOOD 30:42 VM40-44 45.11 % M 96 Helsby RC First Timer! 1  
149 Jane ASHBROOK 32:10 VW35-39 47.05 % F 41 Helsby RC PB stays at 00:21:53 12  

Full results here http://www.parkrun.org.uk/delamere/results/latestresults/

Shelf Moor was on Sunday, a race over in the Peak District and sole Helsby representative was the back on form Phil Gillard. Phil states “great conditions for running, nice steep climb after a mile of track and then a beautiful bouncy peaty run across and down the moors.”

69th                  Phil Gillard                   61.34




As always if there has been any other events you’ve been involved in and I’ve missed please let me know as I’ll update the blog each week with anything previously missed.

As many of you know it’s the final Inter-club fell race on Wednesday night the Robbie Wobbler, so please come and run or support as we have a great chance of winning the series this year! Register from 6pm at Forest Hills, Frodsham, but remember there will be a prompt 6.45pm start.

However, I realise many of you will be ‘sensibly’ resting for Wednesday but tomorrow night, Tuesday 3rd September is also Race 1 of the Wirral Multi-terrain series at Royden Park, Frankby with a 7.00pm start and a fee of £1 per runner. These are a great series of races all run over different terrain and historically been very popular with Helsby runners. They are also team events so the more we have out for Helsby the better.

For more details on this series please see www.stevesaunders.co.uk

Enjoy your running and maybe see many of you Tuesday and/or Wednesday