More than 750 runners took part in last Sunday’s Snake Lane 10 race at Pocklington, 26 of them from Beverley Athletic Club.
The race is organised by Pocklington Runners and follows a winding course along flat country lanes from Pocklington through the villages of Meltonby, Bishop Wilton, Bolton and Yapham.
Aubrey Morrell was the first Beverley runner to finish. He was 25th overall in a time of 58.28. Darren Rodmell followed in a new personal best time of 1 hour and 53 seconds. Mark Dalton was the third Beverley runner across the line and he was also third in the V50 age group.
Running in her first ten mile road race Carla Stansfield was the first of the eleven Beverley ladies to cross the finishing line. She completed the course in 1:04:03 and was fifth in the ladies’ competition. Sam Allen was the next Beverley lady to finish. She recorded a new personal best time of 1:10:40 almost 1½ minutes faster than her previous best at this distance which was set in this race last year.
There were 752 finishers and the race was won by Carl Ryde of Doncaster AC in 51:59. The first lady was Melissa Neal of March AC in 1:02:23.
Beverley AC finishing times:
Aubrey Morrell 58:28; Darren Rodmell 1:00:53; Mark Dalton 1:01:23; Steve Ostler 1:02:50; Andy Johnson 1:03:57; Carla Stansfield 1:04:03; Jim McGivern 1:04:25; Andy Tate 1:09:30; Sam Allen 1:10:40; Pete Watkinson 1:12:16; Jody Horth 1:12:12; Paul Evans 1:13:58; Lucy Stamford 1:15:19; Emma Greensmith 1:16:34; Kate Ladell 1:18:18; Angela Collins 1:19:18; Tanwen Gray 1:19:40; Jackie Hardman 1:20:58; Daniel Hammond 1:21:52; David Muschamp 1:21:29; Amanda Ritchie 1:22:10; Mike Abbotts 1:24:04; David Robinson 1:26:45; Naomi Stephenson 1:27:18; John Boardley 1:35:44; Catriona Williamson 1:50:40.
Reported by Kay Farrow | Photos by Dave Gowans