Stone Master Marathoners 2015 Awards

Friday night (5th February) saw the SMM Annual Awards evening held in the luxurious Upper House in Barlaston. It was a fantastic setting to celebrate the achievements of all of Bats over the past year.

The big winners of the night were Paul Phillips and Anne-Marie Mountford winning both the Mens and Ladies Championship respectively and also winning the North Staffs Road Runners Awards for the club. In the veterans category Alison Brind and Richard Shaw collected awards with both also winning the Cross Country awards and Richard also won the prestigious Runner of the Year award as voted by his fellow runners.

Steve Parker run the outstanding achievement award after completing numerous marathons the most recent being 3:18 (2nd M60 in Spain). Club Person of the Year went to Captain, Bernie Priekulis and Beginner of the Year went to Tim Clegg. A full list of the winners are below

Category   Winner
Men’s Champion   Paul Phillips
       2nd   Tim Hulse
       3rd   Richard Shaw
Ladies Champion   Anne-Marie Mountford
       2nd   Gail Evans
       3rd   Joyce Edwards
Veteran Lady   Alison Brind
Veteran Man   Richard Shaw
Marathon Lady   Jackie Allen
Marathon Man   Steve Fenney
NSRRA Lady   Anne-Marie Mountford
NSRRA Man   Paul Phillips
Most Improved Lady   Julie McArthur
Most Improved Male   Jim Holland
X Country Lady   Alison Brind
X Country Man   Richard Shaw
Chairmans Trophy   Julie Ebrey
Captains Trophy   Anne Griffiths
Outstanding  Achievement   Steve Parker
Club Person of the Year   Bernie Priekulis
Runner of the Year   Richard Shaw
Beginner of the Year   Tim Clegg
Newcomer of the Year   Phil Cape
Outstanding Contribution to Running   Bryan Dale