Luke Adams the emphatic winner in his home club's South Shields Park Run

Luke Adams finished the emphatic winner in the South Shields Park Run at the weekend, a minute and 52 seconds ahead of his home club team-mate Daniel Joseph.

Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 7:00 am
Luke Adams is launching a new summer trial series for runners. The course is around Old Marsden Quarry.

Adams cocked a fast time of 16:30 for the 5km over the Leas.

Jay Bowley was fifth in 19:09 and second over 40, with Andrew Atkinson seventh in 19;30 and Jarrow’s Darren Parks ninth in 19;59 and third over 40.

Shields’ Jamie Ward finished 11th in 20:06, with David Triplow 13th in 20:30.

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Jarrow’s Michael McNally was 15th in 21;15 and third over 50, with Shields’ Craig Robe 19th in 21:28 and Jeff McGurty 20th in 21:44.

Darren Lough was 22nd in 22:05 and first over 40, with Jonathan Murphy 24th in 22;32 and Sid Astbury 31st in 22:38 and first over 65.

David Roberts was 32nd in 23:35, with Tommy Copp 33rd in 23:37 and second over 65.

Grant Bezuidenhout was 48th in 24:37, with David Lockney 54th in 25:32 and second over 55.

James Cole was 56th in a personal best time of 25;35, with Jeff Henderson 57th in 25:38 and Jarrow’s Christopher Holman 64th in 26:39.

Shields’ Colin Robson was 65th in 26:52, with Eddie Patterson 71st in 27:11 and Shaun Kinghorn 86th in 28;32 and third over 55.

Neil Reay was 91st in 28;55 with Ben Charlton, aged 11, 93rd in 29;32 and Neil Murdy 99th in 30:32.

Heaton’s Alice Smith finished 19th overall in a mixed field of 187 and first woman with 21;25.

Shields’ Paula Atkinson was second in a PB of 21:26, with Jacky Murdy third in 22;14 and Kelly Beard-Foden fourth in 22:44.

Gillian Nichol was seventh in 24:33, with Donna Heron eighth in 24:59 and Kim Lancaster ninth in 25;03.

Lesley Downey was 12th in 26:22 and first over 55 with, Jackie Heads 25th in 27;56 and Patricia White 33rd in 29;53 and first over 60.

Michelle Loftus was 43rd in a PB of 31:58, with Cheryl Reay 54th in 34:31.

Stacey Rogers, from the Jarrow club, finished 53rd overall in a big field of 574 in the Newcastle Park Run.

Rogers was first female with 19:53 for the 5km over the Town Moor paths.

Shields’ Richard Harrison finished eighth in a PB of 17:57, with Matthew Atkinson, aged 10, 315th in 30;45.

Shields’ Jonathan Balmer was fourth in the Gateshead Park Run on Saturday with 19;20 for the 5km in Saltwell Park.

Shields’ Alyson West finished third woman in the Sunderland Park Run with 22:46 in a mixed field of 190 in the Silkswoth Sports Centre.

George Hurst was 60th in 24:38 and first over 65.

Jarrow’s Andrew Thornton was 20th in the Whitley Bay Park Run with 20:16 for the 5km.

David Wakefield, from South Shields Harriers, finished 414th in senior men’s field of 2115 in the Saucony English National CC Championships at Donington Park, Leicester on Saturday.

Morpeth finished team champions, with Nick Swínburn third in 42:53 and Jon Hay, of Aldershot, first with 42:09 for the 12km.

Paul Stewart, also from the Shields club, was 629th in 55:31 with Mark Wood 1009th in 60;26 and Paul Doxford 1035th in 62:24.

Miles Weston was 1135th in 62:24, with Neil Yorston 1345th in 65:34.

Dave Myers was 1376th in 66:35 with Ken McDonald 1717th in 93:20.

Hazelle Webster-Costella, from Jarrow and Hebburn AC, finished 188th in the senior women’s 8km ín 37:48, with Lillian Partridge, of Aldershot, first in 30:35.

Shields’ Claire O’Callaghan was 346th in 41:32, with Melanie Coke-Dunlop 365th in 41:57 and Amy Bound 374th in 42:06.

Nicola Myers was 527th in 46:25 in the field of 489.

Katie Wood finished 152nd in the under 13 girls 4km with 15:51 in a field of 449.

Franki Salter was 153rd with 24:54 for the 6km ín a field of 278 in the undr 17 girls event.

Shields’ Matthew Wakefield was 162nd for Gateshead with 23:27 for the 7km in a field of 469 in the under 17 boys race.

Morpeth’s Scott Beattie was second in 19:38.

Middlesbrough’s Josh Cowperthwaite won the under 15 boys title with 16:16 for the 5km.