Running: Pasquale is a cut above the rest
Athletics / Tue 1st Oct 2013 am31 08:31am
HARLOW Running Club members were out and about at the weekend in
various races up and down the country, with several competing in more
than one event.
At the Gunpowder Parkrun 5K race at Waltham Abbey Jamie Jephcott
finished in 3rd place out of 100 finishers in a superb 19min 05sec. He
was outshone by son Daniel in 5th place and 1st U20 in a personal best
time for the distance of 19min 36sec to set a new HRC U20 record. Also
running were Catheridge Ridge (12th, 22.16 PB), Terry Ridge (13th,
22.17), Paul Schroder (38th, 25.25) and Wendy Spring (95th, 35.53).
Next day at the Welwyn Garden City 10 Mile race, run over a hilly
multi-terrain course, the Jephcotts were again to the fore. Jamie
finishing in 21st place out of 227 finishers in an excellent 1hr 09min
01sec and Daniel was 33rd in a PB time of 1hr 11min 49sec. Dionne
Jones (53rd, 1.14.53sec), Sean Flynn (87th, 1.20.04), Lyndsey Hodge
(103rd, 1.22.31) and Deborah Smith (189th, 1.34.49) also ran.
At the Hatfield 5K, 1st race of 3, Adrian Fell finished in 32nd place
out of 115 finishers in a commendable 19min 07sec and he was followed
home by John Tennant in 46th place and 1st Vet 60 in 19min 53sec.
Dionne Jones was 60th in a PB time of 20min 53sec to set a new HRC Vet
40 record. Paul McFarlane was 65th in 21min 25sec and Sean Flynn was
73rd in 21min 55sec.
At the multi-terrain Takely 10K Pasquale Pellecchia finished in 34th
place out of 276 finishers and 1st Vet 60 in 45:46. Jon Steadman was
43rd in 46min 30sec, Catherine Ridge 67th in 48.30 PB, Sandra Rust
93rd and 2nd V45 in 50.56 PB and Louise Cootes 166th in 57.29.
At the Chelmsford Parkrun 5K Roy Steven was 28th out of 207 finishers
and 1st Vet 60 in 21min dead. He was followed by Justin Patten (69th,
22.54), David Page (84th, 23.58) and Janice Page (87th and 1st Vet 50,
At the Saffron Walden 10K John Bull finished in 34th place out of 196
finishers in 45min 21sec and Jon Steadman was 42nd in 46min 07sec.
At the Robin Hood Half Marathon in Nottingham Andy Kinney finished in
4850th place out of 6585 finishers in 2hrs 13min 52sec.
At the Felixstowe 10 Mile race Vicky Calver finished in 250th place
out of 254 finishers in a PB time of 1hr 57min 39sec.
At the Serpentine 5K in Hyde Park Steve Murtagh finished in 7th place
out of 230 finishers and 1st Vet 40 in a fantastic 16min 47sec, just
10 seconds outside his PB.