Published In PRC News
After recent successes in the cross-country and Borders League Prestatyn had further cause for celebration on Sunday with outstanding team and individual results in the popular Abergele 5-mile race which incorporated the North Wales championship.
This time the race was on an out-and-back course along the coastal path, with runners having to battle against a strong headwind over the opening two miles.
A total of 29 club members turned out and there was quality as well as quantity, resulting in both the men and women winning the team prizes.
The placings were:
- 2 Steve Skates 26.37 (1st M35 in open and champs)
- 14 Andy Bromley 29.01
- 21 Leon Bagnall 30.09 (1st U23 in champs)
- 22 Steve Stocker 31.11 (3rd M40 in champs)
- 38 Amie Bagnall 31.29 (2nd lady overall 1st SL in open and champs)
- 40 Alex Ryder 31.36 (2nd U23 in champs)
- 58 George Nixon 33.17 (2nd M65 in open and champs)
- 76 Gareth Bailey 34.54
- 80 James Rogers 35.01
- 83 Sian Beck 35.14 (2nd L40 in open and champs)
- 87 Jenna Bagnall 35.35 (1st U17 in open and champs)
- 89 Joy Hickman 35.41 (1st L50 in open and champs)
- 90 Des Davies 35.47
- 105 Steve Weedman 37.41
- 110 Ally Reid 38.00 (2nd L45 in champs)
- 120 Mike Davis 40.05 (1st M70 in open and champs)
- 127 Sue Rodgers 40.56 (2nd L55 in open and champs)
- 131 John Hickman 41.51 (1st M75 in open and champs)
- 143 Peter Blundell 43.16
- 147 Leon McKenna 43.32
- 153 Roger Harrison-Jones 45.13 (1st M80 in open and champs)
- 156 Julia Evans 46.12
- 160 Clare Manley 46.48 (3rd L45 in champs)
- 172 Duncan Longley 54.01
- 172 (eql) Alexandra White 54.01
- 177 Debbie Cartwright 56.37 (3rd L55 in champs)
- 178 Julie Evans 56.36
- 179 Suzanne Evans 56.41
- 180 Nigel Bakewell 56.46. Nigel finished the race despite being ill during the race and having to stop more than once.
Only three members turned out for this week’s Conwy Parkrun, Arwel Jones leading the trio home in 40th place overall with a time of 23.22. Leon McKenna, coming back to fitness after injury, was 102nd in 27.53 and Nigel Bakewell was two places and three seconds behind.