IT proved to be a very busy week of running for Denbigh Harriers, with over 40 club members competing in 10 events.

Duncan Jones ran the Race on the Edge nine-mile trail race on Wenlock Edge in Shropshire.

His time was 91.54, which was enough to secure the third over-60 prize.

In the the first North Wales Cross Country fixture in Wrexham, there were 20 Harriers taking part in this fast and furious flat race.

In the women's 6.6k race, the first two Harriers home Mel Morris and Alaw Medi Evans were separated by one second.

They were ably supported by Tracey Williams - winning her category - and Elen Baugh.

Victoria Whitehead ran strong race despite having run a hard long race the week before, followed by Carys Davies, Kate Wilson and Menai Baugh, who won her age category.

Senior women: 33, Melina Morris 26.27; 34, Alaw Medi Evans 26.28; 42, Tracey Sian Williams 27.18 (1st W55); 52, Elen Baugh 27.54; 59, Victoria Whitehead 28.46; 67, Carys Davies 29.30; 101, Kate Wilson 32.25; 108, Menai Baugh 33.02 (1st F60).

In the men's over-60 race, there was a superb run from Fred Jones to come in fifth behind some top class opposition.

The Harriers' team was second overall.

Harriers' results: 5, Fred Jones 27.30; 12, Chris Baldwin 30.19; 26, Jeff Jones 34.48.

In the senior men's race, Shaun Hughes ran an excellent race on his return to competition to finish 15th and he was supported by Dan Jones, Huw Euron Williams and David Baugh.

It was good to see new member Gareth Rees Jones racing for the first time and a big improvement from last year from Mark Jones.

Times: 15, Shaun Hughes 31.54; 67, Daniel Jones 35.41; 105, Huw Euron Williams 38.03; 109, David Baugh 38.17; 114, Mathew Jones 38.46; 123, Philip Hayes 40.02; 131, Tony Benton 40.58; 143, Gareth Rees Jones 42.14; 154, Mark Jones 45.17.

Further afield, Owen Conry ran the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon in Minneapolis to finish 373th out of 6,739 runners in a very good time of 3.13.18.

In the Chester Marathon, Joe Welch was acting as a pacer for those runners wanting to go under the three-hour mark and he did the job admirably to finish in 2-59.38.

Caroline James was also running and she had a great race to finish in 4-43.33.

Results: 136, Joe Welch 2-59.38; 2370, Caroline James 4-43.33.

In the Bangor Half Marathon, Carys Davies ran her second race of the weekend and she continued her excellent form.

Harriers' results: 129, Carys Davies 1-51.38; 215, Luke Hughes 2-01.15; 284, Rob Parry 2-13.46.

It was great to see 12 Harriers running the Cardiff University Half Marathon and a considerable number had never run a half before.

This is a very big event and the Harriers enjoyed the atmosphere and for many just crossing that line to see those smiles, tears and emotions meant so much.

Results: 2350, David Jones 1-46.39; 2917, Alaw Medi Evans 1-49.54; 4944, Hywel Roberts 1-54.42; 5421, Ian Jones 1-59.04; 9530, Anwen Brown 2-14.22; 11366, Lisa Dafydd 2-14.44; 13696, Nicola Field

2-22.37; 14155, Graham Field 2-26.47; 14654, Julie Roberts 2-27.53; 17809, John Thomas 2-49.37; 18876, Rebekah Dumayne 3-03.18; 18878, Jessica Jones 3-03.18.

Parkrun results:

Bushey: 708, Sian Pritchard 26.02.

Fell Foot: 57, Katy Baugh 23.45.

Conwy: 296, Sally Smith 1-00.37.

Gnoll: 113, John Llewelyn Thomas 46.46.