The St Wilfrid's Muddy Boots 10k in Ripon has grown steadily over the years and the tenth running of the race on February 7th had over 400 finishers, including four from Swaledale. Martin Randall was first home for the club in 43rd place with a time of 44.07. Suzie McGann was next club finisher in 52.22 with Jacqueline Morphew in 57.26 and Anne Singleton in 62.44. The following Sunday saw two club members at the five mile long Ann Johnson Absent Friends Trail Race organised by Billingham Marsh House Harriers. Jonathan Gray finished 45th out of 162 runners in 38.41 with Julia Spittle 124th in 49.09.
At the Darlington Parkrun on February 6th Niall Cheyne ran 21.27 and Kathleen Finn finished in 30.19. The previous weekend Alison Johnston finished as 5th woman and first FV55 in 23.28, with Liz Sowter second in the same age category in 26.27 and Marian Hunter first FV60 in 27.14.