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Penistone runners shine at new Barnsley 10k event

Sunday saw the return of a 10k running race to the streets of Barnsley.  Over a thousand runners took part and the event was deemed a total success and likely to become an annual fixture.  Thirty five runners from Penistone took part and there were some notable performances.  There were age category wins for Andrew Pearson (first man over60, with a time of 39-05), Suzanne McGill (first lady over45 in 40-39) and Bill Phillips (first man over75 in 51-28).  There were age category podium places for Sue Hall (second lady over65 in 55-28), Keith Gordon (second man over75 in 52-19) and Lois Lopez (third lady over50 in 47-44).

Monday saw the fifth running of the Trunce race series.  George Parr clinched second place overall in 27-43.  There were age category wins for Alan Knox (first over70 man), Barbara Haigh (first over70 lady) and Damian Kilpin (second over40 man).

Thursday saw the second running this year of the Silkstone Shuffle trail race.  Daniel Hague was first back for Penistone finishing fourth overall in a time of 31-27.  Team-mate Damian Kilpin was next in fifth place in 31-55.  There were top three placings for Daniel Hague (third in open man category), Damian Kilpin (first man over40), James Mumford (second man over40), Simon Pike (third over40 man), Stu Smith (second over60 man), Alan Knox (first over70 man), Bill Phillips (second over70 man), Lorraine Mackie (third over50 lady) and Barbara Haigh (second over70 lady).

On the track Dawn Broom had a successful afternoon at the Northern Masters meeting claiming gold in the ladies over60 3,000 metres in a club record time of 12-41-07.

On the parkrun scene Flynn Rogers was first at Hillsborough juniors and Tom Fryers was second at North Yorkshire Water Park.  Age graded runs of the week were Flynn Rogers/Sunday (75.43%), Lesley Parker (73.03%), Damian Kilpin (72.48%), Tom Fryers (72.34%) and Flynn Rogers/Saturday (72.06%).