Taylor takes runner-up spot at Beverley 10k

Phill Taylor at Beverley.
Phill Taylor at Beverley.

On Sunday, there were more than 1,300 finishers in the Beverley 10K and Bridlington Road Runners were well represented with 32 members taking part.

Phill Taylor put in a great performance to finish in second place with a time of 33:49 behind Phillip Tedd of the Thames Hare and Hounds club.

Martin Booth and Bob Eyre.

Martin Booth and Bob Eyre.

Martin Booth was the first V60 and Bob Eyre was once again the first V70 and there were several people who had either personal bests or season best times.

Times: Nick Jordan 38:25, Scott Hargreaves 38:53, Martin Booth 40:04, Josh Taylor 42:17, John Nolan 44:01, Simon Porter 45:47, Bob Eyre 48:03, Verona Petty 48:58, Paul Smith 49:09, Pete Royal 50:14, Stuart Atkinson 50:18, Angela Bentley 51:29, Julie Madden 51:29, Dianne Swain 52:00, Andrea Parker 52:47, Mark Loft 52:50, Kerry Whitehead 52:19, Zoe Ellis 52:13, Jane Welbourn 52:23, Dominique Webster 52:18, Vickie Ellerker 52:59, Heidi Baker 54:48, Sarah Hardcastle 57:02, Chris Johnson 58:51, Sheila Preston 58:42, Pauline Smith 1:00:51, Amanda Tindall 1:02:08, Cate Palmer 1:03:03, Lynda Gent 1:03:08, Louise Place 1:05:40, Tina Calthorpe 1:10:13.

It was the second race in the club’s 10K Challenge and the leaders are currently Booth (98pts) and Eyre (95pts) for the men and Verona Petty (92pts) and Tina Calthorpe (88pts) for the Women.

The Beverley Fun Run results have still to be published but it is known that Shaun Foster finished second in a time of 8:09.

Meanwhile, over in Leeds, three members took part in the Plusnet Half Marathon. These were Kevin Lewis 1:41:55, Carolyn Allanson 1:53:59 and Anthony Hughes 1:53:35.

Up on the North Yorkshire coast, Dave Foster ran in the tough off-road Ravenscar Half Marathon completing the course in 2:30:00.

Lastly, two members ran in Parkruns which were further afield. Patricia Bielby recorded 25:56 at Huddersfield and Pete Royal 25:40 at Hartlepool.