Athletics: Harlow shine at Felsted
Athletics / Tue 15th Jul 2014 at 09:17am
HARLOW Running Club had 20 runners out at the Felsted 10K road race on a very warm and muggy Sunday morning over a gently undulating course across the Essex countryside.
First Harlow runner was Steve Murtagh in 4th place out of 317 finishers and 1st Vet 50 in an excellent 35min 21sec. He was followed home by Rob Lowe 13th in 38min 09sec, Jamie Jephcott 19th in 39min 22sec and John Tennant 60th and 3rd Vet 60 in 43min 22sec.
First Harlow lady was Janice Page 143rd in a superb 50min 42sec and she was followed by Debbie Smith 170th in a personal best time for the distance (PB) of 52min 54sec. Not far behind were Michelle Aitken 196th in 54min 47sec and Debbie Barry 304th in 55min 16sec.
Other HRC runners:
66th Sean Flynn 43.47
78th John Bull 45.10
94th Santosh Kumar 46.28
106th Peter Ayling 47.39
119th Colin Moody 49.01
137th Robin Lozeau 50.17
153rd Graham Saville 51.43
168th David Page 52.50
235th Terry Pike 57.19
236th Jane Evans 57.22
269th Vicky Calver 61.55
291st Pauline Galoppi 64.49
Meanwhile at the Lee Valley 10K at Waltham Abbey Adrian Fell finished in 31st place out of 352 finishers in 44min 04sec. He was followed by Sharon Wright 54th in 46min 40sec, Steve Mackenzie 75th in 48min 23sec, Paul Schroder 145th in 53min 21sec and Wendy Spring 176th in 55min 11sec.
At the Plesey 5 Mile near Chelmsford Robin Lozeau finished in 89th place out of 131 finishers in 39min 25sec. He was followed by Pasquale Pellecchia 96th in 41min 10sec, Susan Malony 117th in a PB time of 45min 24sec and Paulene Galoppi 125th in a PB time of 49min 30sec which is a new HRC Ladies Vet 65 record.
At the Gunpowder Parkrun 5K at Waltham Abbey Jason Haigh finished in 5th place out of 92 finishers in a superb 20min 20sec. He was followed by Sean Flynn 11th in a PB time of 21min 09sec, John Bull 36th in 22min 07sec and Graham Saville 36th in 24min 47sec.
At the Great Notley Parkrun 5K at Braintree David Page finished in 33rd place out of 92 finishers in 25min 04sec and Janice Page was 34th and 1st Ladiy Vet 50 in 25min 06sec.
At the Basingstoke Parkrun 5K Richard Solomons finished in 46th place out of 375 finishers and 1st Vet 65 in a superb 21min 16min.
Andy Kinney completed another double header at the weekend. On Saturday he ran the Ransombe Challenge, a hilly trail marathon in the North Kent countryside, finishing in 44th place out of 72 finishers in an exhausting 6hrs 28min 04sec. On Sunday he ran the Dartford Half Marathon finishing in 286th place out of 299 finishers in 2hrs 30min 25sec.