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Darlington 10k

Sun August 10 2008 Listed by sLickster
33 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
aj74 Elvet Striders 45:52 46:26 47:30 56.44
alisterrobson FERC 42:36 44:18 48:00 48:11 56.18
Anna Bomb Elvet Striders 44:35 45:02 46:45 45:19 66.94
Big Hag Highly delighted with this time a new PB thats the 4th in a row this year. Knocked 3 minutes off my time compared to last year. I'm well chuffed. Aycliffe Running Club 44:16 44:16 46:00 44:16 62.17
bigal slower than last year as havnt had time to train properly this year,a couple of heavy showers during the race meant everyone got soaked ,and strangely enough i enjoyed running in to meet Lisrun / durham dawdler and northern snail,was good to put faces to nicknames... Blackhill Bounders 42:35 43:36 45:32 59.74
bigandy43 Unaffiliated 1:04:31 1:04:31 1:07:49 39.40
Bipper Unaffiliated 43:49 49:00 48:00 49:00 54.52
chow Darlington Harriers & AC 40:57 49:12 51:24 51.98
Coulson Elswick Harriers 41:11 42:01 45:54 58.40
DjDon Scarborough AC 46:41 48:15 55:45 52.56
FfJono Pulled up at 3 and a halk K with ankle problem. Gutted! Apologies to those who had a bet. Unaffiliated 42:11 43:12 39:59 0.00
Ha! Ha! well pleased..ran 9.06 pace for training on friday.big improvement today  YES!! North East Veterans AC 42:32 45:25 50:00 49:20 56.18
JeffP Trafford AC 33:05 33:18 33:18 80.98
Jenson That was my watch time. Really struggled. A minute slower than last year. Need to pull my finger out and make a few changes to my lifestyle if I want to improve and not go backwards. A wake-up call?

Always good atmosphere, course ok though I can't say I ever enjoy it, rain great..I'll be back next year and I will go around 45 or under. Hopefully, people won't get married the day before, ha ha! esk vally fell club 43:20 46:26 47:28 64.06
Joflo Scarborough AC, Whitby running club 41:58 41:58 43:03 71.77
leyburnrunner Unaffiliated 42:29 43:52 44:17 65.63
Lisrun Not expecting to be fast on this one as I will be recovering from other races *Update* Last of four races in three days and it went surprisingly well. Started at the very back and did a good warm up for my ankle before the start. First mile was slow and then speeded up. Some heavy rain for short periods 100 Marathon Club, Elvet Striders, North East Marathon Club 45:35 46:54 50:00 50:46 62.88
Maph3rs Unaffiliated 54:11 54:11 56:32 47.26
mjoyeux Quakers RC 33:40 42:05 42:05 63.49
nochickenstrip Bit of a rough one for me, had a bad stomach before starting, first 5k went great last went to pot. Nice T and well organised as usual. Crook & District AC, Durham Triathlon Club 34:37 35:45 36:23 74.76
northeastpete Unaffiliated 51:30 51:30 55:00 51:30 53.10
northernrunner  managed to knock about 50 seconds off my pb over the distance so since march iv knocked just over 3 minutes off my time over 10km so very happy and finished 16th Blackhill Bounders 34:22 35:25 37:20 35:25 75.69
paulcook Durham Fell Runners 39:50 42:31 42:31 62.84
Rigel Weird weather - warm and humid, tanked it down at about 5-6km. Soaked to skin but at least it was refreshing! Took it at steady pace to try and avoid further injury to shin splint (wore support while running). No real problem during race but ached afterward under knee. Redcar RC 48:04 55:12 58:00 57:37 52.65
Rob-H Redcar RC 45:02 50:57 51:57 52.64
RQS Unaffiliated 54:58 54:58 50:00 56:45 53.45
s.t.s Unaffiliated 1:02:30 1:02:30 1:05:29 40.80
scrappy Blackhill Bounders 39:57 40:50 41:12 73.71
Skylonsthelimit well pleased, warm but wet day.
Unaffiliated 39:41 39:41 40:30 39:43 68.49
sLickster PB by just under a minute, but the start was absolutely terrible (see blog for further detail...) Hermitage Harriers RC, Midland Masters A C, Team derby runner 39:17 39:42 39:46 39:42 67.30
The Mighty OFK Quakers RC 43:28 49:18 50:00 49:18 59.44
The-Doc Unaffiliated 58:08 58:08 58:08 46.79
Velo Boy Unaffiliated 43:22 43:22 50:25 45:28 61.91

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  • On 11th Apr 2008 at 11:32am, Velo Boy wrote: Parking - Darlington Borough Council operate a texting service wherby a parking ticket can be bought using your mobile phone and a credit/debit card. Plenty of small car parks dotted all over the town centre. CCTV in operation making parking crime free.
  • On 11th Apr 2008 at 11:39am, Velo Boy wrote: Relatively flat course with slight inclines; town centre type run so no exposed bits if wind picks up; a 2 loop course so you may see some of the elite runners if you're 'leading from the rear'.
  • On 30th Jul 2008 at 9:53pm, leyburnrunner wrote: last year i parked for free at the sainsbury's carpark in the town. good toilets too.
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