There were a few more Istead runners out and about this weekend. Unusually, the local
Parkrun at Shorne didn’t attract the most runners. That honour went to the Charing
10k, which was also the 7th event in the club’s Captain’s Trophy.
First home for the club at Charing, was Dan Walsh, in an excellent second place overall,
and our first lady at the same race was Jackie King. A few prizes were won by the
club, including I believe both men’s and ladies’ Team prizes and some age category
We had seven runners at Shorne on Saturday, with Steve Cable leading home our men
and Sally George first home for our ladies. Other Parkrunners at the weekend were
Mark Champion at Maidstone, with another sub-18 run and Chris Gregory at Great Lines.
Over the last three weeks we have also had Gillian Calliste running two Bluewater
Time Trials and a Cyclorun, and Steve Mitchell running in two Cycloruns.
There were quite a few other events on at the weekend, both across the local region
and up in the North East, with full results given below.
Charing 10k – Dan Walsh 2nd 37.30 ; Steve Cason 18th 44.51; Jackie King 37th 49.21;
Barry Bell 38th 49.25; Sue Beecham 40th 49.42; Jason Beaney 43rd 50.28; Barbara Ockendon
46th 52.05 ; Helen Fooks 51st 53.33; Joyce Bell 74th 59.35
Shorne Parkrun – Steve Cable 3rd 19.49; Steve Mitchell 10th 21.33; Darren Harger
19th 23.39; Sally George 23rd 24.54; Matthew Baxter 46th 27.03; Amanda Crowle 76th
31.18; Stacy Harrison 82nd 32.12
Kent Coastal Half Marathon – Sadie Forrest 104th 1.56.40; Steve Ball 165th 2.05.53
Great North Run – Dan Doyle 28073rd 2.29.09; Mel Moore 35354th 2.48.50
Weald St Georges 10k – John McGuirk 67th 50.13; Amy Bradford 107th 54.50
Eridge 10 mile Trail Run – Andy Archer 56th 1.26.50
Shoreham Woods 10k Trail – Richard Storr 28th 56.36