Penistone Footpath Runners
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Graihagh picks up win at Hoppits

Several Penistone runners competed at the Hoppits Hill fell race near Mirfield. Graihagh Turner picked up first female in a time of 24-05. Second overall was George Parr in a quick time of 21-44. There were age group victories for Barbara Haigh (over70), Ray Brown (over80) and second places for Lorraine Mackie (over50), Martyn Goodwin (over60) and Nick Whittingham (over70).

A few hardy souls took on the Doctors Gate fell race near Glossop. The race is 12.7 miles in distance but covers a leg-breaking 3,000 feet of climbing. Those completing the route successfully were Sarah Walch, Damian Kilpin, Chris Hodgson, Andrew Shelbourne and Mark Law.

James Fryers had an excellent run to claim second place in the Northumberland Coast Half Marathon. The route is stunning covering trails and sandy beaches. James completed the route in 1-29-27 and also picked up first male under20.

Lesley Parker had a good run at the Shirebrook Steel City Trail 10k, finishing 10th female in 50-55.

Dawn Broom gained first place in the over50 age group, and 10th female overall, at the Bath Two Tunnels Half Marathon, finishing in 1-44-18.

On the parkrun scene there were first places for James Mumford (Brighouse), Julia Johnson (Nostell), Rachael Mayston (Penistone) and Flynn Rogers (Hillsborough Juniors). There was a second place for Emma Moore at Barnsley. Stuart Woodhead completed his 150th parkrun at Hillsborough. Age-graded performances of the week were Dawn Broom (88.44%), Julia Johnson (84.29%), Rachael Mayston (80.86%), Tom Fryers (78.01%) and James Mumford (76.60%).