Macclesfield Harriers & Athletic Club

Congleton Parkrun 2018 Race Report

Macc Harriers descended on Congleton Parkrun on Saturday Feb 24th to both run and volunteer at this weekly free 5K. Bright and cool conditions met the 27 runners for this fast three lap course around Astbury Mere. There was some great running by all with 9 Harriers in the top 20 finishers.


For the men Billy Hicks (17:25) was first Harrier over the line placing 2nd overall setting a PB for 5K. Billy was followed by James Noakes (17:51) who placed 3rd overall. Rounding off the top three male Harriers was Paul Sharp (18:30) who placed 4th overall.

For the female Harriers Angela Markley (20:30) was first over the line and 2nd female overall. Second female Harrier was Libby Greeney (21:32) placing 3rd female overall. Rounding off the top three female Harriers was Catharine Crossley (23:25) placing 7th female overall and getting a course PB.

There were many more great times had by Harriers with a number of course PB’s bagged with details listed below. Full results can be found at the following link.

Great running everyone!

James PERRY 18:50

Ciaran WRIGHT 19:17 New PB!

Matt BAILEY 20:17

Ray O'KEEFE 20:30

Marc BRADFORD 20:46

David GOWIN 22:11 New PB!

Mike WALTON 22:12

Ben BRADLEY 22:54 New PB!

Barry BLYTH 23:02

Michael SMITH 23:07 New PB!

Andrew ROWE 23:51

James SCULLY 24:12 New PB!

Helen GOWIN 25:09

Neil MURPHY 25:11

Harry NEWTON 27:39

Phil GASKELL 27:44 New PB!

Jennifer HALLIWELL 30:03 First Timer!

Greer HANAGHAN 30:41 New PB!

Kelly HOUGH 30:49 New PB!

Karen ANDERSON 32:10

Sue LORD 32:12 New PB!