Search Laboratory Run the 2012 Abbey Dash


Sasha Hanau

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Last Sunday, 18th November, one third of the Search Laboratory team gave up their morning to run the 10k Abbey Dash (in aid of Age UK) and our Charity of the Year – Candlelighters. A record 9,000 runners took part, running the 10k from Leeds City Centre to Kirkstall Abbey and back again in aid of charity.

The Search Laboratory team turnout this year exceeded all the previous years and run, hobble or walk the 10k the team did a sterling job helping to raise (at the time of writing) over £1,675!

The team came 33rd overall in the mixed corporate challenge category, 19th in the mens category and 24th in the womens category.

Despite the fact there was a bit of race chip juggling (and some who had to go without), the team’s times are listed below – everyone deserves to be really proud:

Name Chip Time   Name Chip Time
Gwilym Thomas 00:34:20   Paul Colquhoun 01:01:58
Daniel  Frank 00:41:23   Mychal Whittle 01:05:19
Ian Harris 00:45:18   Samantha Adams 01:10:30
Christopher Attewell 00:45:51   Mike Saxby 01:10:30
Mike Walkden 00:47:25   Leslie Harding 01.22.37
India Cash 00:49:32   Laura Woodhouse 01:22:43
Davide Tien 00:50:03   Kathrin Schwerthelm 01:23:33
Paul Shearing 00:50:34   Ed Langley 01:43:23
Ryan  Jones 00:51:16   Sam Fisher 01:44:26
Tim Carr 00:51:36   Sasha Hanau 01:44:36
John Readman 00:52:06   David Harrison 01:44:36
Joy Venner 00:54:09   Freia Muehlenbein 01:45:03
Mike Hope 00:57:29   Natalie Bell 01:45:06
Jonathan Dempster 00:59:08   Blathnaid Magill 01:45:07


Thanks to everyone who took part, everyone who came to support us, and everyone that dug deep and donated to the cause.

Particular thanks also goes to Mr Readman who agreed to match all his friends and family’s donations pound for pound! 


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