Athletics: Paul conquers the Birmingham Canal Marathon

Athletics / Tue 29th Aug 2017 at 10:13am

HARLOW Running Club member Paul Watts completed the Birmingham Canal Canter, a
26 mile marathon run along the canals of Birmingham, finishing in 39th place out
of 204 finishers in a PB time of 5hrs 03min 00sec.

Meanwhile on Saturday at the Olympic Park 10 Mile race Andy Kinney finished in
87th place out of 113 finishers in 1hr 56min 30sec.
The next day Kinney completed the Gilberdyke 10 Mile race in East Yorkshire
finishing in 438th place out of 454 finishers in 2.01.11.

Some members of the Tri Section completed the Box End Park 10K swim at Bedford,
a distance known as the swimmers marathon. Faith Jackson-Lee led the way in 9th
place out of 26 finishers in 2hrs 48min 04sec. She was followed by Andrew Kitson
13th in 3.02.27, Holly Nairn 20th in 3.31.34 and Michael Gornall 24th in

Several runners completed various parkruns up and down the country.
At Harlow parkrun 5K Ben Chityo finished in 3rd place out of 212 finishers in
19.44. He was followed home by Ben Usher 4th in 19.45, Graeme Butler 5th in
20.41 (PB), Craig Segal 10th in 21.59, Martyn Coulter 13th in 22.04, Terry Ridge
24th in 22.57, Graham Saville 34th in 23.39, Catherine Ridge 36th in 23.55, Paul
Dixon 40th in 24.11, Darren Rautenbach 45th in 24.37, Spencer Brooks 46th in
24.39, David Morley 59th in 25.09, Paul Schroder 67th in 26.09, Robin Lozeau
85th in 27.26, Jeff Mace 87th in 27.34, Andrew Smith 98th in 28.46, Alan
Wellbelove 110th in 30.01, Brenda Clayton 111th in 30.07, Melanie Harris 136th
in 32.16 and Austin Nyamande 175th in 36.03.

At Hatfield Forest parkrun Afewerk Rossom was 1st finisher out of 307 finishers
in 16.57, Alan Broughton was 11th in 19.59, Jason Haigh 22nd in 21.33 and Martin
McColgan 73rd in 25.15.

At Windermere parkrun in Cumbria Daniel Jephcott finished in 6th place out of
333 finishers in a PB time of 18.35.

At the Helston parkrun in Cornwall Andy Terrell finished in 14th place out of
305 finishers in a PB time of 19.26.

At Hackney Marshes parkrun Martin Westley finished in 38th place out of 228
finishers in a PB time of 20.13.

At Ware parkrun Darren Tiley finished in 5th place out of 80 finishers in 21.11,
Paula Reynolds was 11th in 22.51, Sean Flynn 12th in 23.05 and Debbie Barry 29th
in 26.35.

At Lowestoft parkrun Saira Muschamp finished in 65th place out of 274 finishers
in a PB time of 23.43.

At Hertford parkrun Tracy Stratford finished in 69th place out of 255 finishers
in 24.33 in her debut for the club.

At Peterborough parkrun Jim Bates finished in 150th place out of 498 finishers
in 25.11.

At Paignton parkrun in Devon Jane Evans finished in 95th place out of 338
finishers in 25.22.

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