Running: Harlow runners shine from Stortford to Hong Kong
Athletics / Wed 19th Feb 2014 at 08:25am
HARLOW Running Club competed in the fourth and final round of the East Herts and West Essex Cross Country League over a muddy 5 mile course at Bishop’s Stortford. First HRC member to finish was Rob Lowe in 6th place out of 89 finishers and 1st Vet 40 in an excellent 31min 14sec.
He was followed home by Jamie Jephcott 11th and 3rd Vet 40 in 31min 48sec, Alan Broughton 12th in 31min 54sec, Steve Mackenzie 29th in 33min 52sec and John Tennant 44th and 1st Vet 60 in 36min 17sec.
In the series overall Rob Lowe and John Tennant finished as 1st Vet 40 and 1st Vet 60 winners respectively and Alan Broughton was 3rd Vet 40.
In the ladies race Julia Gardiner finished in 6th place out of 65 finishers and 2nd Vet 35, and also 2nd Vet 35 overall, in a superb 35min 33sec and she was followed by Paula Reynolds 8th in 37min dead,
Sharon Wright 12th in 39min 51sec and Janice Page 29th in 42min 55sec.
The winning men’s team on the day were Ware Joggers followed by Bishop’s Stortford, Saffron Walden Striders and Harlow RC. The ladies team was also won by Ware Joggers followed by Bishop’s Stortford,
Saffron Walden Striders and Harlow RC. The final overall league positions are Ware top with 15 pts, Bishop’s Stortford 11pts, Saffron
Walden Striders 10 pts and Harlow RC 4 pts.
Full List of HRC runners:
6th Rob Lowe 31.14 1st V40
11th Jamie Jephcott 31.48 3rd V40
12th Alan Broughton 31.54
29th Steve Mackenzie 33.52
40th Andy Terrell 35.43
43th Daniel Jephcott 36.07
44th John Tennant 36.17 1st V60
51th Alan Cootes 37.59
57th Jon Steadman 38.57
58th Mark Hayward 39.26
71th Andrew Ramage 42.01
76th Justin Patten 42.46
77th Robin Lozeau 42.59
80th Graham Saville 46.20
4th Julia Gardiner 35.33 2nd V35
8th Paula Reynolds 37.00
12th Sharon Wright 39.51
29th Janice Page 42.55
42nd Paula Coleman 45.57
44th Debbie Barry 46.18
52th Kirsten Jolly 48.45
54th Jane Evans 49.17
55th Michelle Aitken 49.20
56th Debbie Smith 49.24
Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, Andy Kinney completed the
Hong Kong Half Marathon in 4037th place out of 5600 finishers in 2hrs
At the Baldock Beast Multi-Terrain Half Marathon Sean Flynn finished
in 68th place out of 391 finishers in 1hr 40min 13sec.
At the St Valentines 30K at Stamford in Lincolnshire Santosh Kumar
finished in 584th place out of 630 finishers in 3hrs 17min 23sec.
At the Gunpowder Parkrun 5K in Waltham Abbey Jason Haigh finished in
4th place out of 74 finishers in 21min 16sec.