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With thanks to our event sponsor Wylam Garage
Please note the important information regarding this years 10 mile and 10k: OVINGHAM BRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED TO VEHICLES FOR MAJOR REPAIR WORK IN 2014. IT WILL BE OPEN TO PEDESTRIANS. PARKING FOR THIS RACE WILL BE ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE BRIDGE (PRUDHOE SIDE OF THE RIVER) ONLY. ACCESS TO PARKING WILL BE EITHER VIA WYLAM BRIDGE IF COMING FROM THE NORTH EAST, OR THE A68 BRIDGE (BETWEEN RIDING MILL & STOCKSFIELD) IF COMING FROM THE NORTH WEST. PLEASE ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO WALK FROM THE PARKING AREAS TO THE SCHOOL TO COLLECT YOUR CHIP AND THEN TO GET TO THE START OF THE RACE (SEE DETAILS BELOW).
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We are still looking for marshals and helpers for on the day. Please contact Phil
THE Tynedale 10-mile Jelly Race’s prestige again shone through as over 500 competitors took part on Sunday.
And last year’s winning time of 54 minutes was well beaten as Ethiopian Yared Hagos completed the route in a brilliant time of 49 minutes and 32 seconds to finish first out of a strong field of 557.
Hagos was across the line four minutes faster than closest rival David Kirkland (53:42), of Alnwick Harriers, with Wootton RR’s Michael Aldridge (54:22) in third.
The ladies’ fastest time of last year was also beaten as Wallsend Harrier’s Danielle Hodgkinson shaved four minutes of the time to finish as fastest female in a time of one hour and 56 seconds.
Second female was Jane Hodgson (1:01:46), of Morpeth Harriers, with last year’s winner Stacey Rogers (1:02:49), of Heaton Harriers, third.
The last person across the line was Gillian Donaldson, of Saltwell Harriers, who never gave up despite taking two hours and nine minutes to complete the 10 miles.
From host club, Tynedale Harriers, Andy Green (59:32) finished fastest, ahead of Ian Marsden (1:02:55) and Peter Hearn (1:03:58).
The efforts of Tynedale’s ladies saw them finish third fastest team, with Joanne Lee (1:06:15), Steph Scott (1:10:19) and Maria Armstrong (1:12:19) the three quickest local ladies.