Athletics: Harlow impress at Ware 10
Athletics / Tue 14th Jul 2015 pm31 05:30pm
HARLOW Running Club had a good turnout at the Ware 10 Mile race with
16 runners competing and picking up two trophies. John Tennant won the
Vet 60 trophy finishing in 42nd place out of 225 finishers in 1hr
16min 07sec and Sandi Rust won the Ladies Vet 45 trophy finishing in
52nd place in 1hr 18min 57sec. First home for Harlow was Jamie
Jephcott in 15th place in a superb 1hr 08min 05sec on what was quite a
demanding course with many hilly sections. He was followed home by Len
Saterlay 22nd in a personal best time for the distance(PB) of 1hr
11min 39sec, Daniel Jephcott 24th in 1hr 11min 58sec and Brendon
Maclean 28th in 1hr 12min 49sec(PB). There were also PB times for
Robin Lozeau 55th in 1hr 19min 45sec and Louise Cootes 137th in 1hr
32min 51sec, Colin Moody finished in 47th place and 2nd Vet 60 in 1hr
17min 05sec and Alan Cootes was 81st and 3rd Vet 60 in 1hr 23min
28sec. Also running were Debbie Barry 108th in 1hr 28min 41sec, Debbie
Smith 114th in 1hr 29min 39sec, Karen Moir 115th in 1hr 29min 40sec,
Alan Wellbelove 138th in 1hr 32min 57sec, Holly Nairn 159th in 1hr
38min 02sec and Terry Pike 179th in 1hr 40min 40sec.
Meanwhile at the Felsted 10K Roy Steven finished in 83rd place out of
247 finishers and 3rd Vet 60 in 45min 28sec. He was followed by Dionne
Jones 88th and 2nd Lady Vet 45 in 46min 14sec, Catherine Ridge 124th
in 49min 14sec and Vince Hayward 171st in 54min 24sec.
At the Lee Valley 10K Paula Coleman finished in 178th place out of 247
finishers in 57min 16sec and Jeff Mace was 188th in a PB time of 58min
While 10 mile and 10K races are far enough for most people, not so for
Sean Flynn who completed the 100K (62 miles) Race to the Stones
ultramarathon race along the Ridgeway. This is Britain’s oldest path,
the race starts at Watlington in Oxfordshire and ends at Avebury in
Wiltshire and passing its famous prehistoric stone circle. Flynn ran
the race over two days, day 1 in 6hrs 42min 02sec (50K) and day 2 in
6hrs 18min 15sec (50K) for a total of an exhausting 13hrs 00min 17sec
finishing 43rd out of 482 finishers.
At the Harlow Parkrun 5K Steve Mackenzie finished in 5th place out of
115 finishers and 1st Vet 50 in 20min 55sec. He was followed by Darren
Tiley 10th in 22min 17sec, Paul Dixon 14th in 23min 33sec, Martyn
Coulter 35th in 26min 05sec(PB), Lynsey Hodge 37th and 1st Lady in
26min 35sec, Debbie Smith 45th and 2nd Lady in 27min 14sec, Debbie
Cooper 56th in 29min 39sec(PB), Jeff Mace 68th in 30min 51sec and
Pushpa Mistry 80th in 32min 33sec.
At the Gunpowder Parkrun 5K at Waltham Abbey Adrian Fell finished in
4th place out of 96 finishers in an excellent 20min 06sec.
At the Westport Parkrun 5K, in County Mayo Ireland, Paul Lee finished
in 12 place out of 61 finishers in 21min 20sec.
At the Great Notley Parkrun 5K at Braintree Jon Steadman finished in
14th place out of 154 finishers in 22min 36sec,
At the Cambridge Parkrun 5K Louise Kedge finished in 250th place out
of 451 finishers in 27min 21sec.
At the Panshanger 5K at Hertford Andy Kinney finished in 142nd place
out of 263 finishers in 28min 37sec.
At the Hatfield Forest Parkrun 5K Peter Mills finished in 79th place
out of 144 finishers and 1st Vet 60 in 28min 38sec and wife Joanne was
95th and 3rd Lady Vet 60 in 30min 32sec.