Morpeth Harrier Timmins wins gold in Bridge of Tyne run

Morpeth Harrier Lewis Timmins.
Morpeth Harrier Lewis Timmins.

Morpeth Harrier Lewis Timmins picked up a NECAA Gold Medal, when he superbly won the Bridges of Tyne 5 Mile Road Race at Newcastle Quayside.

He won with 16 seconds to spare over Jarrow and Hebburn’s Andy Burn in 25m27s, with Gateshead Harriers’ under-20 athlete Jed Marshall taking third place a mere three seconds adrift.

Just outside the championship medals was Morpeth Harrier Ross Floyd, who finished fourth in 25m53s.

Kevin Calvert came home in sixth place overall in 26m16s, sealing a Morpeth Harriers Men’s Team victory by providing good support to the equally excellent efforts of Timmins and Floyd.

The only other Morpeth Harrier in action in the 381 finishers was Jane Briggs, who finished 137th overall, and was 18th lady finisher and second in the Over 45 Veteran category.