Morpeth Harrier Holt wins memorial road race

Emma Holt of Morpeth Harriers won the Women Only Heaton Harriers Anita Nott Memorial Road Race, held in Jesmond Dene, Newcastle.

She finished with 81 seconds to spare over her closest rival, Elaine Leslie of Jarrow and Hebburn, posting a time of 18m29s, with the host club’s Sarah Burrell a further ten seconds adrift in third.

Morpeth Harriers’ other participant in the annual event was Lesley Chapman, who finished 51st overall in 23m35s, and was second Over 60 Veteran Lady.

A total of 262 finishers took part.