Rising star Harry wins fourth Skipton Triathlon event

Harry Butterworth
Harry Butterworth

Harry Butterworth was the winner of the Tri 3 event at the Skipton Triathlon meeting.

This was his fourth victory in the series, and together with other podium finishes has consolidated his second place overall in the series.

His performances at the series, plus representing Yorkshire and Humberside, and at the recent trials, has resulted in him being awarded a place in the prestigious Yorkshire Regional Talent Squad .

In addition to his achievements at triathlon, Harry has had a fantastic cycling season for The Scarborough Paragon Cycle Club this year.

He has ridden lots of open races and has improved his 10 mile time down to 20/21 minutes and has managed a 54 minute + for 25 miles, which is fantastic for his age.

Harry has also won numerous juvenile events.

Thirteen club members took part in the latest Dalby Forest Parkrun.

Robert Preston made his debut for the club when finishing in sixth of 147 with a personal best time (PB).

He was followed by Chris Allen, who was seventh overall of 147 and first Over-45 with a PB.

Karen Settle was first of the club’s females in 15th overall and second Over-55 with a PB and was followed by Lynn Watson in 32nd, who also achieved a PB.

Other females in gender order: Sharon Parsons 44th, Sarah Gilbert 60th on her event debut, Wendy Pattison 61st, Ruth Rutt, who acted as a sweeper and was officially 62nd.

Other males in gender order: Geoff Cromack 14th and 1st Over-55, Glenn Shelton 19th, Brian Ruttt 47th, Andrew Gill 57th, William Butterworth 71st .

Eight club members took part in the latest Dalby Parkrun.

Warren Foster warmed up for the Hull Marathon the following day when finishing first for the club in 25th overall of 202.

Melanie Padgham was next and led the club’s three females at the event when finishing 12th female overall of 81 and first Over-55.

Other females in gender order: Emma Foster 22nd, Linda Hinchliffe 43rd, Sophie Vaughan 46th.

Other males in gender order: Alan Keenan 69th and second Over-70, Pete Barnes 94th when juggling with three balls, Mile Padgham 101st

Paul Thompson took part in the Gorleston Parkrun near Yarmouth and finished up in ninth overall of 342 in 19 minutes 53 second which was his fastest parkrun time of seven parkruns at three venues, at which he has remarkably improved his time at every Parkrun.

Juliette Pilgrim took part in the Harrogate Parkrun.

She was pleased to finish 19th female overall of 160 in 25 minutes 24 seconds.

Liz Jones took part in the Bromley Parkrun and finished fifth Over-60 in 32 minutes 18 seconds.