Runner of the Month
|To nominate a fellow club member for runner of the month, just provide the name of your nominee, along with your reasons why you think he/she should win, to the Club Secretary. Nomination must be in writing, via e-mail to email@example.com or by using this form and must be received before the 1st of the following month. Members may be nominated on the basis of race performances, attitude and commitment to training, or for any other significant contribution to the club’s activities. The only restriction is that no member may win the award more than once during a 12 month period.|
August 2017 – Winner – Peter Badkin
July 2017- Winner – Laurence Lennon
Congratulations to Laurence Lennon for being our Runner of the Month for July! Laurence was nominated for his strong performance at the East Leeds 10k (47 mins!), excellent recent improvement in pace and race performances generally (inc half marathon PB in May) and overall commitment to the club. Also nominated for July was Stephen Greene for his time of 39 mins at the Leeds 10k, running in very hot conditions. Plus he did a pretty sterling job again that month as Eccup 10 Race Director!
June 2017 – Winner – Rob Vincent & Alex Kilcoyne
Also nominated Josh Holmes, Suzanne Calley, David Leslie, Peter Persico
May 2017 – Winner – Katie Taylor
For her 1:47 PB at Leeds Half Marathon as well as a 5K PB at John Carr Race 1.
Also Nominated: Suzanne Caley, Laurence Lennon, Adam Ellis
April 2017 – Winner – Gill Nesbitt and Jim Whittaker
Jim Whittaker: Outstanding performance and P.b. in the Manchester marathon, defying convention and all the rules he achieved this on just a couple of long runs. Well done Jim!
Gill Nesbitt: For her first half marathon in Liverpool, coming in ahead of a 2 hour target in 1:57 and a new 10 mile PB.
Also Nominated: Craig Kent, Peter Persico, Adam Ellis, Michaela Clark, Aidan Curley
March 2017 – Winner – Ross Armstrong
For coming 13th male out of 745 in the PECO individual league and being part of the Abbey Relay team that won the club shield.
Also Nominated: Jim Whittaker, Laurence Lennon, Zellany Neal, David Leslie
February 2017 – Winner – Claire Barrett-Mold and Sunny Cheema
Claire, for her performance at the PECO races and a PB at the Liversedge Half Marathon. Sunny achieved PB’s for both Dewsbury 10K and Snake Lane 10 mile.
Also Nominated: Ian Patchett, James Balkwell
|January 2017 – Winner – Roger Wilson
Roger is a bit of an unsung hero and may not be known to many of our newer members, but he steadfastly turns out in all weathers for all the PECO races to time the junior races. He represents the best of the running community, selflessly volunteering so that others can run and I am proud to be a member of a club that has Roger as a member.Also nominated: Simon Jones,Gill Nesbit
December 2016 – Winner – Adam Ellis
For his Parkrun PB on Christmas Eve
Also nominated: Jim Whittaker, Angela Ellis, Adam Ellis
November 2016- Winner – Simon Jones
For his performances at the Guy Fawkes 10 and the Holly Hustle.
Also nominated was Stephen Greene
|October 2016- Winner – Duncan Clark
For picking up the silver medal at a 35m ultra marathon
|September 2016- Winner – Michaela Clark
For coming 1st in her age category at the Kirkstall 7.
Also nominated: Sunny Cheema and Ian Patchet
|August 2016- Winner – John Ward
for coming 3rd in his age category at the West Yorkshire 5 and his strong performances at the YVAA races.
Also nominated was Jasmine Salih
|July 2016 – Winner – Emma Vincent
for her Race the Stones charity run.
Also nominated was Stephen Greene.
|June 2016 – Winner – Robert Cumming
for his performance at the Summer Mile (5 mins 2 secs), 10k PB at the Leeds 10k and sub-3 hour London Marathon
|May 2016 – Winner – Lisa Hitchen
for her PBs in recent 5k, 10k and half marathon distances
|April 2016 – Winner – Freddie Roden –
Also Nominated: Luke Wray-Rogers, Claire Huggins, Laura Shaw, Lisa Hitchen, Martin Jones
|March 2016 – Winner – Aiden Curley
for continued hard work in training & his performance in Guiseley Gallop
Also Nominated: Lisa Stansbie, Andy Wicks, Lisa Hitchen, Sunny Cheema
|February 2016 – Helen Roden
for competing in all of the PECO’s & for her sterling work with the juniors
|January 2016 Sam Black
Sam Black for passing 100 parkruns, for first M70 at TNT, for still finding new challenges to motivate himself to get out and run, regular runner at the PECOs and for all round commitment to the club.
Alex Kilcoyne for PECO performance & for always giving her all at Tuesday & Thursday training sessions