It was a clean sweep for NHRR in this year’s Mid-Week League. A true team effort not only meant promotion to the top division as champions but also winners of the Men’s Team, Woman’s Team, Men’s Vet Team and Women’s Vet team.
There were lots of individual winners taking home trophies for the club with Jim McConnel 1st and Mark Vaughan 2nd in the Open Men’s competition. Nick Malpali won the MV50 category. The women’s overall winner was Astrid Mckeown. Natasha Pitman won the FV35 and Barbara Sayers was 3rd FV45.
Massive well done to everyone who ran, helped and supported this year, it was a real team effort.
Thanks to our social secretaries Ashley and Verity for last night’s superb awards evening. A chance to dress up and celebrate all the successes of the last year.
Congratulations to all our winners, for those of you that weren't able to make the dinner here is the list of winners for 2016:
Club Runners of the Year: Linda Aird and Mark Vaughan
Most Improved: Jo Summers and Darren Matussa
Short Course Champions: Yuko Gordon and David Annetts
Long Course Champions: Caroline Thrussell and Nick Mapeli
Overall best Runners: Yuko Gordon and Mark Vaughan
Yellow Group: Helen Govey
Green Group: John Cooper
Blue Group: James Keogh
Club Personality of the Year: James Walsh
101% Award: Richard Harbon
North Herts Road Runners were delighted to gain public recognition for a series of achievements during the club's 30th anniversary year with a strong showing at the Comet Sports Awards.
The awards recognise sporting excellent across Letchworth, Hitchin, Baldock and Stevenage and are hotly contested by local sports clubs. NHRR triumphed in three categories:
Brian Bailey won 'Coach of the Year' - a fine tribute to his hard work with Yellow Group.
NHRR President Richard Harbon won the accolade for 'Service to Sport' - recognising over 20 years of leadership and commitment with NHRR.
Finally, the 16-strong NHRR contingent at the awards ceremony carried off the 'Club of the Year' prize.
Club members Helen Giffin, Yuko Gordon and Mark Vaughan were also shortlisted for individual awards. Congratulations to all!
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