In another successful weekend for Birtley, Tracy Millmore was once again first lady in a 10k race, this time crossing the line in the Darlington 10k with a time of 36:40, whilst Greg Poulton (also amid a heavy week of marathon training) managed a fantastic 62 second PB to finish in 34:38. Karen Bentley finished in 45:09 as second F50 and a with a season best time, whilst Karen Carr gained a fantastic 47 second PB, proving that she is gaining in speed and confidence over the season. Full results here.
The younger Birtley members also performed well at Darlington, with Noah Williamson finishing 2nd in his age group in the Junior 3k Race. Congratulations to all who ran.
Also at the weekend, the last Senior League match saw the South Shields/Birtley AC team finishing a magnificent 2nd place, with third overall in the final league standings. Huge thanks to Eve Southern, Rebecca Pottinger, Lyndsey Perkins, Shannel Curtis and the sole male representative for Birtley, Graeme Swaddle.
One last thing to mention - there are several relay races coming up with imminent closing dates - please visit the noticeboard and get yourself signed up if you haven't already done so!