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Great North Run

Sun September 18 2005
131 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
5hep Farnham Runners 1:47:51 2:48:23 2:48:23 35.44
\J\ Elvet Striders 1:31:57 1:45:06 1:45:06 55.61
altyfc Unaffiliated 1:39:27 0.00
Anna Bomb Elvet Striders 1:34:01 1:53:41 1:53:41 57.35
ASW Unaffiliated 2:02:56 2:45:00 2:45:00 35.38
Axial Tilt Unaffiliated 1:40:18 1:54:00 1:54:00 51.63
Badger Horrible running weather - warm, still and humid. My first half-marathon and I'd expected to get round faster than that but just couldn't turn it up; my running partner was expecting a pb and got a pw instead so it's not just me! FERC 1:45:02 2:25:53 2:25:53 41.15
Bazza What an experience!!! Loved every second of it....Next year sub 2 hours! Unaffiliated 1:43:41 2:08:46 2:36:27 37.32
beders Ilkley Harriers AC 1:42:38 1:48:21 1:59:07 53.76
beerchipsgravy Unaffiliated 2:14:16 2:45:53 2:45:53 35.20
bevunit Wrecsam Tri 1:54:33 2:24:25 2:24:25 45.15
bigal bit disappointed as didnt beat last years time.Suffered badly from blisters this year will be back next year to beat my time!!! Blackhill Bounders 1:33:47 1:48:53 1:45:00 1:48:53 53.77
BigMac9 Scottish Veteran Harriers Club 1:40:32 1:45:17 2:06:24 51.54
BlueWombat Well, I finished it, but it was slow and hot Cambridge & Coleridge AC, Cambridge University Hare & Hounds 1:39:42 1:46:26 2:23:36 42.42
Bod Unaffiliated 1:57:45 1:57:45 1:59:59 2:16:33 42.76
Brad22 Hoad Hill Harriers 1:24:42 1:28:26 1:37:42 64.99
breezey Unaffiliated 2:06:43 2:11:00 2:46:02 36.69
brock ran with nicoll Warrington Road Runners 1:33:09 1:33:23 3:00:00 32.82
Cazmo Basingstoke & Mid Hants AC, Congleton Harriers 2:02:23 2:33:12 2:33:12 42.56
chipn Heaton Harriers & AC 1:33:34 1:58:00 1:58:00 49.53
comfortablynumb Unaffiliated 2:46:41 2:46:41 2:46:41 40.86
Coulson Elswick Harriers 1:33:42 2:10:04 2:10:04 44.89
Crum Unaffiliated 1:39:57 2:33:18 2:33:18 38.28
dabba Unaffiliated 2:15:36 2:48:16 2:48:16 37.11
Dannyboy01 What a scorcher, I've now got a nice white vest mark!  Would have liked to have gone a bit faster but am happy with getting under two hours (just) for the first time on this course.  All in all a cracking day out and loads of ale in Newcastle on Sunday night! Chorley Athletics and Triathlon Club 1:20:21 1:47:07 1:59:53 48.70
dannyboy27 Unaffiliated 1:47:10 1:47:10 1:47:10 54.48
Dave29 Bishops Stortford RC 1:40:36 2:17:59 2:17:59 42.31
DaveG Birkenhead Athletic Club, Strathearn Harriers 1:38:25 1:52:53 1:52:53 51.72
daviec Enjoyed the atmosphere of the race, but wasn't really ready, training wise, for a half marathon. Very busy and conjested. Carnegie Harriers 1:17:05 1:36:06 1:39:47 58.51
Didds Bexhill Runners 1:40:56 1:55:00 1:55:00 51.89
DTB, Cake Pimp Wimbledon Windmilers 2:04:01 2:09:44 2:15:00 2:09:44 50.26
Dudie Trail Running Association, LDWA 2:00:06 2:40:11 2:40:11 40.99
EmilyJ Wallsend Harriers AC 1:41:28 2:05:38 2:05:38 51.90
emuslushy Unaffiliated 2:19:01 3:01:32 3:01:32 35.98
ernie Unaffiliated 1:43:00 1:58:00 1:30:00 1:58:00 0.00
extrusion Unaffiliated 1:37:04 2:08:00 2:08:00 45.62
Fat Man Runs I was hoping for two hours but so many factors made this impossible - the heat, trying to get round other runners and being held up twice to let ambulances go past.

It was astonishing how so many people were dropping like flies, one guy collapsed in front of me with 200 metres to go - the only surprise is that only four died.

I only hope those that did suffer are on the road to recovery soon.

The support was fantastic though and the feeling going over the Tyne bridge with the Red Arrows doing a fly past just made my day. Unaffiliated 1:48:32 2:06:31 2:06:31 46.16
Feathersmcgraw Unaffiliated 1:26:07 0.00
Fifi Le Pew Unaffiliated 2:14:51 2:18:01 2:18:01 48.87
Flabby Derwentside AC 1:28:30 2:00:00 2:00:00 48.65
Fompungs brilliant event, very hot though Unaffiliated 2:06:57 2:25:00 2:25:00 40.37
Frazbo Unaffiliated 2:01:28 2:33:12 2:33:12 43.82
GAZGIB The heat took everyone by surprise, my friend and I were both over ten minutes off our best. I saw seven people collapsed at the side of the road, 3 of those unconcious , sadly four men died. Bracknell Forest Runners 1:35:38 1:37:41 1:48:51 53.78
GD FERC 1:27:25 1:34:00 1:40:00 1:39:12 58.85
Geoff new Milton Keynes AC, Redway Runners 1:31:31 1:47:43 1:58:20 50.73
georgenick only 4 months after serious abdominal surgery. Ran in Clown Fancy Dress with wife Anne. Just very thankful to be there at all. Elvet Striders 1:37:51 3:35:32 3:35:32 32.18
GettingThere Bedford Harriers AC 1:33:33 1:49:23 2:00:54 49.09
Ghilington Super Doggy No.1 Unaffiliated 1:53:16 0.00
Gibster Stainland Lions RC 1:42:59 1:46:06 2:00:00 1:51:59 54.40
GlenTec Unaffiliated 2:29:58 2:35:10 2:35:10 38.96
Goiridh Unaffiliated 1:36:15 1:47:15 1:47:15 54.44
Gonzales Elswick Harriers 1:56:03 2:45:00 2:45:00 39.52
gosbag New Marske Harriers AC 1:27:47 1:42:46 1:42:46 60.76
gray Cranleigh Tortoise & Hare Runners 1:50:59 2:17:30 2:17:30 0.00
Greenstuff This was my first ever run since school. I ran with my brother bazza in aid of my daughters death on Aug 15th 2005. Very happy i finished it, love it will be doing losts more of them.. My thoughts to those who lost their life doing the run. love 2 all....... Unaffiliated 1:57:31 2:07:26 2:29:18 39.42
Gunderful Unaffiliated 1:45:00 1:45:00 2:00:30 48.45
handyfeet Heaton Harriers & AC 1:24:57 1:55:26 1:55:26 51.42
Hendo Had a nightmare - woke up feeling rotten and really shouldn't have run, but it's a long way to travel from Portsmouth just to turn round and go home.  So set a personal worst by 35 minutes!

Kind of enjoyed it in a twisted kind of way though...
FERC 1:37:52 1:50:54 2:00:00 2:33:58 37.92
Hubrun Shelton Striders 1:29:06 1:41:59 1:52:02 52.53
Hurry Up Harkins Really tough, knee hurt from mile 10 and had to walk. Unaffiliated 2:12:19 2:27:02 3:02:26 32.91
Iggle Piggle Northbrook AC, Coventry Triathletes 1:29:30 1:38:38 1:51:17 52.61
Is@@c Stockport Harriers & AC 1:26:48 1:39:28 1:45:00 1:39:28 60.36
J66 felt really good personel best Unaffiliated 1:28:24 1:31:09 1:31:09 65.47
j77ben Clapham Chasers 1:17:58 2:03:21 2:03:21 47.33
Jaggy Disaster from start to finish - found it difficult to get going and missed any water before 4.5 miles. Really struggled in the masses. Then ended up helping the girl running in front when she collapsed - 2 others had jumped over her! Unaffiliated 1:42:13 2:20:15 1:45:00 2:20:15 43.10
Jodes82 Unaffiliated 2:23:00 2:26:00 2:26:00 44.66
JPS Very warm day. First half marathon. Could have run quicker. A few injuries. Will get better Unaffiliated 2:13:12 2:26:00 2:45:00 2:26:00 40.65
K9 Heaton Harriers & AC 1:33:08 1:33:08 1:36:40 67.92
katypie Unaffiliated 1:40:25 1:52:00 2:10:00 50.15
kopking steve Unaffiliated 1:47:22 1:49:04 2:00:13 48.62
LambChop Hermitage Harriers RC 1:55:56 2:41:36 2:41:36 40.36
lambkin My first ever race! Started off far too fast but at least it got me out of the crowds quickly! A wicked day out, promised myself I'd never make myself run again at about mile 9, then promised myself I'd run a marathon about 45 mins later. A very well organised event but could have done with some water during the first, hot few miles. Unaffiliated 1:41:35 1:46:17 1:46:17 61.35
Laudy York Knavesmire Harriers 1:44:49 2:03:00 1:50:00 2:03:00 47.59
Lisrun Very hot day. I probably started too quickly because I slowed down too much in the later stages. It was the fastest time I have done this event. Wonderful atmosphere. Goodies included tee shirt, medal, chocolate bar, energy bar, water, pasta, pasta sauce, sweeteners, muscle gel, pepperoni (!). Ran for Leukemia Research and died my hair yellow to match the tee shirt. Got my photo in Runners World ! Had a great start at the front, took about 15 seconds to get under the start line. Chip timing worked well. 100 Marathon Club, Elvet Striders, North East Marathon Club 1:42:36 1:48:04 1:50:41 60.98
Lucky Jim White City (Hull) RRC 1:35:58 1:47:17 1:50:18 61.19
Lump Unaffiliated 2:07:58 2:22:03 3:00:00 2:22:03 45.90
Mac83 Unaffiliated 1:36:21 1:36:21 1:36:21 60.60
makkem Nothing could have prepared me for that heat, considering the day before was showery.
I know it might have been said before but this race is getting overcrowded. Barnet & District AC, Westbury Harriers 1:19:12 1:52:32 1:52:48 55.36
Manc Girl Manchester Harriers & AC, Northern Veterans AC 2:00:02 0.00
Mary Brite Unaffiliated 2:06:13 2:41:00 2:30:00 2:41:00 42.48
Mick the slug Heaton Harriers & AC 1:48:37 2:05:04 2:05:04 48.71
miefd Race Number: 13680 FERC 1:32:48 1:47:09 1:47:09 54.49
missvivvy Swinton Running Club 1:49:21 2:08:55 2:08:55 50.59
Mr Sparks Unaffiliated 1:54:26 1:54:26 1:54:26 58.67
nantesteve Unaffiliated 1:44:19 2:23:40 2:23:40 40.84
Narrow Feet Unaffiliated 1:27:06 1:51:40 1:51:40 52.43
Nog Took it easy - had to really due to crowds & heat - and had a great time! Unaffiliated 1:39:40 1:57:15 1:57:15 49.80
Northern Exile My second GNR and I did this one for Cancer Research, raising over 1,500 quid.  Enjoyed the day, even though I do recall fading towards the end a bit. Harrogate Harriers & AC 1:38:25 1:44:35 1:45:00 1:44:35 58.73
northernrunner Blackhill Bounders 1:14:17 1:58:43 1:58:43 49.18
Not in the in crowd Unaffiliated 2:17:54 2:42:00 2:30:00 2:42:00 42.22
Pegg Very hot, went off too fast and struggled for much of the race.  Glad I did it, now I've got a time to beat in '06 FERC 2:23:21 2:54:46 2:45:00 2:54:46 37.32
philbo My 1st  ever race , god it was hot great day though , looking forward to next year . Unaffiliated 1:57:38 2:31:00 2:10:00 2:31:00 41.70
PhilDavies Airedale Dodgers 1:51:37 2:19:57 2:19:57 41.73
PLJ Wallsend Harriers AC 1:21:33 2:05:37 2:05:37 46.48
poppysox Watford Joggers 1:36:34 1:36:34 1:40:00 1:38:10 66.42
Prospector Unaffiliated 1:49:18 2:10:24 2:10:24 44.82
Punkbilly Otley AC 1:44:23 2:00:31 2:00:00 2:08:11 46.83
Raisty Raist Really really hot. too tiring by half. just jogged the last 8 miles and even that was a struggle Unaffiliated 1:38:00 1:43:24 1:50:00 1:58:30 49.27
Rapid Snail Unaffiliated 1:38:33 1:43:02 1:51:30 52.50
Redchilli Unaffiliated 1:17:05 1:34:15 1:35:45 60.97
Rhino Not enough food and fluid over the 24hrs before made me feel like i couldn't go on by mile 3, could i make it to the 1st water station at mile 5 - yes! and then things just got better, ate some of my wine gums, drank plenty, fab run and fab support all around the course. Trail Running Association 1:44:00 2:05:05 2:05:05 52.13
Rob Ripon Runners 1:53:51 2:16:27 2:16:27 42.90
RuggerBird Unaffiliated 1:33:57 1:33:57 1:33:57 69.40
RunFatBoyDunn North Shields Polytechnic AC 1:39:38 2:11:08 2:11:08 44.75
Runner Martin Redway Runners 1:38:46 1:41:10 1:53:05 56.15
Running Beard Elvet Striders 1:40:38 1:50:57 1:50:57 55.36
sanddancer Position 34167th. Chip timing so hopefully pretty accurate as compared with last year. If I'd realised I was so close to 3 hours I'd have maybe mustered a bit more to cross the line on the 'right' side of 3:00:00. Had difficulty with the heat. My pulse was racing away (170+) even by the time I got to the Tyne Bridge and I spent most of the rest of the race walking. The last three miles were hell! Never mind, that'll teach me to train! Back next year... I WILL BE QUICKER NEXT YEAR!!! Vale of Aylesbury AC 2:13:40 3:00:14 3:00:14 32.65
Santos L Helpar Unaffiliated 1:29:45 1:47:45 1:50:00 1:47:45 54.18
Scooba Steve First time I've ever ran this far! Only done it because I got a late charity place but it was great! Really hurt and I git cramp after about 7 miles but I finished! FERC 1:53:16 2:34:21 2:34:21 37.83
Scooby Dave Unaffiliated 1:31:01 1:43:36 1:44:26 56.06
Shiny72 Unaffiliated 1:22:50 1:34:19 1:34:19 61.97
shorty25 York Knavesmire Harriers 1:43:05 1:47:50 2:02:40 53.15
Skibumtrev Morpeth Harriers & AC 1:34:22 1:34:22 1:34:22 62.18
Skylonsthelimit Unaffiliated 1:31:48 1:36:46 1:37:00 1:36:46 60.50
Slow and Ultra Steady Ipswich JAFFA RC 1:39:10 2:23:30 2:23:30 40.69
Smileygirlie Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 1:43:18 2:12:09 2:15:00 2:12:09 49.56
Sproggy Bournville Harriers 1:40:19 2:19:00 2:19:00 42.21
squall88_uk Fareham Crusaders 1:39:49 1:51:14 1:51:14 52.52
Sundance Malvern Joggers 1:50:00 1:50:00 1:50:00 54.96
SuperSpeedySteven Should have done better but started too fast. First time i did this so didnt know what to expect. Certainly didnt expect a 13.1 mile steady incline - well, thats what this beast feels like. Sandbach Striders 1:39:20 2:04:11 2:04:11 47.01
themawse Unaffiliated 2:17:29 2:17:29 2:17:29 42.81
tramps Fantastic day, raised £5,000 for EACH (East Anglia's Children's Hospices).

The race was a personal running disaster (cramps, dehydration & missed PB). After the race, these seem embarassingly insignificant compared to the tragic fatalities.

GNR ...... I've got your number and I'll be back to conquer you in 2006 Saffron Striders RC 1:30:31 1:40:36 1:30:00 1:47:11 55.12
upsy daisy Northbrook AC 2:10:40 2:12:04 2:12:04 50.50
Vickyy It was boiling hot and there weren't enough drinks stations - hillier than I remembered and really crowded.  Had to stop to go the loo - lost time (stopped watch whilst queuing) so I was actually running for 2 hours 7 mins despite official time.

Need to do sub 2 hour next year Long Eaton Running Club 1:38:52 2:21:00 2:21:00 46.36
viperman Durham City Harriers & AC 1:31:42 1:33:13 1:38:19 64.58
watty Unaffiliated 1:32:55 1:59:58 1:59:58 48.72
WineRunner52 Road Runners Club 1:29:23 1:39:33 1:46:59 62.53
WinslowJewels Unaffiliated 2:12:49 0.00
YB North East Veterans AC 1:49:04 1:49:04 1:49:04 55.43
Yorky Unaffiliated 1:44:45 1:50:00 2:09:57 46.20
Zoom Chepstow Harriers 1:55:49 2:09:00 0.00

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