Dozens of Road Runners in action

Scott Hargreaves, Emma Brown, Cathy Wood, Karon Colley, Martin Smith and  Michelle Rollisson at the Haltemprice 10k.
Scott Hargreaves, Emma Brown, Cathy Wood, Karon Colley, Martin Smith and Michelle Rollisson at the Haltemprice 10k.

It was a bright and blustery morning for the weekly Parkrun, and Bridlington Road Runners took part in a few different runs this week.

More than 20 members braved the windy conditions along the cliff tops to take part in the Sewerby 5K run.

Continuing their recent good form were Nick Jordan and John Potter, who finished in under 20 minutes and in fifth and sixth place respectively.

Janet Potter got another excellent time and was the first Bridlington lady home in 22:31.

Other runners this week were Tim Puleston, Josh Taylor, Kevin Sissons, Tom King, Tony Hughes, Sharon Puleston, Pete Royal, Cameron Sissons, Jane Welbourn, Catherine Thornton, Chris Johnson, Zoe Williams, Mandy Holah, Sheila Preston, Tina Calthorpe, Debbie Duffill, David Duffill and Linda Hall.

Over at the Hull Parkrun 5K, both Ashley and Kirsten Porter achieved personal best times for the course. Ashley finished 11th overall, with Simon Porter not far behind in 20:27.

Martin and Carolyn Allanson completed the course in 22:21 and 24:57, with Kirsten Porter finishing in 26:57.

Two of the club travelled to Shrewsbury Parkrun. Bob Eyre, continuing to run well, came 90th in 24:07 and Dominique Webster was 249th in 31:04.

Six members of Bridlington Road Runners made the trip to Hull on Sunday to take part in the Haltemprice 10K, a lovely run which saw runners climbing the first 5k from Anlaby to Kirk Ella, then a rest-bite as the course flattened and flowed back towards the sports centre.

While it was bright and sunny, there were sudden and strong gusts of wind to contend with throughout the course, but despite this, the team put in an excellent performance seeing the team winning several prizes.

Martin Smith was the first of the Bridlington Road Runners home in 39:56, followed by Cathy Wood in 41:16 who was third lady on the day.

Scott Hargreaves was close behind in 41:39, followed by Emma Brown who was the fifth lady to finish in 42:12, with Karon Colley picking up the VL50 prize in 47:26 and Michelle Rollinson making it a prize winning day collecting the LV45 prize, finishing strongly in 52:38.

Also running on Sunday, at the Kilham 10K Freedom Run, which is a timed run around the village, finishing well in third place was place overall was Mark Woodley in 43:36.

Simon Porter took eighth while the first junior to finish was Shaun Foster in 46:22, followed by Kevin Sissons in 47.33. Completing his first 10k run was Anthony Hughes, in an impressive time of 48:33, with Pete Royal showing consistent pacing in 50:17.

Andrea Parker was the first of the Bridlington ladies to finish in 52:06 (22nd overall). Another junior putting in a good performance was Cameron Sissons in 54:21, followed by other runners Mark Loft, Linda Hall with Debbie and David Duffill.

Meanwhile, Cathy Wood took part as a guest runner in the NYSD 5k cross country event at Filey, finishing in a time of 21:08.

She was 11th overall on a very blustery course, from Filey towards Lebberston along the Cleveland Way. She said: “Despite the wind it was a lovely afternoon, with views across to Bempton and Scarborough.”