By Donna Campbell
After what was a relatively quiet week last week the runners of ARC were back out in force this past week.
The racing began midweek on Wednesday August 22 with two trail races taking place.
The first was at Baydale Beck, Darlington (below), and was part of the Darlington Trail Series that a number of our members have taken part in.
Results for this race were: Dez Fielden 1916, Mark Wade, 19.27, Richard Holland 20.40, Michelle Jane 22.00, Trevor Needham 22.57, Michelle Zamir 23.07, Rob Nicholson 24.46, Lindsey Brown 27.43, David Stothard 27.53, Gemma Holland 28.04, and Sam Elwell 33.17.
The other race was part of the Tees Trail Series over at Newham Grange (below) and the runners here were Alan Wilks 22.01, Peter Smith 22.05, Cyd Denise 24.07, Trish Kay 24.28, John Burnside 24.52, Jane Burnside 29.34, Angela Sutheran 34.06 and Ray Todd 34.55.
As always a number of members took part in the local Parkruns where Ian Baronowski achieved yet another PB at Sedgefield in 25.26.
On Sunday it was a another good turn out from the club for the Trail Race at Auckland Castle (top picture).
This race is in its fourth year now and takes part in the grounds of Auckland Castle.
The results for this race were: Richard Holland 38.36, Dave Blewitt 42.35, Michelle Zamir 43.40, Andrew Lumley 46.20, John Heywood 46.20, Rob Nicholson 49.34, Ian Baronowski 52.58, John Richardson 57.38 Wendy Bake 59.48 and Sam Baronowski 61.11.
Finally, while on holiday, Mark Wade took part in the Elesmere 10k which he completed in 40.14.
Well done everybody and what was another great week of racing for ARC.