Athletics: Sharon smashes club 5 mile record
Athletics / Tue 31st Oct 2017 pm31 01:15pm
HARLOW Running Club member Sharon Wright created a new Club Female Record
at the Saffron Walden 5 Mile race, finishing in 24th place out of 168 finishers
and 3rd Female in an excellent PB time of 33min 19sec.
The record was last set in 1999. First home for HRC was Rob Lowe 10th and 3rd Vet 40 in 29.42, Adrian Fell 18th in 32.03 (PB), Ryan
Smith 31st in 34.30, Carinne Jay 35th and 1st Female Vet 50 in 36.54 (PB), Catherine Ridge 51st in 36.54, Jim Bates 80th in 40.19, Martin Elven 87th in
41.13, Robin Lozeau 89th in 41.43, Alan Wellbelove 129th in 47.09 and Sara Coombe 168th in 72.24.
Meanwhile at the Stort 30, a 30 mile race along the Stort and Lee footpaths
between Bishop’s Stortford and Rye House, Martyn Coulter finished in 42nd place
out of 247 finishers in 4hrs 26min 28sec, Wendy Schroder was 160th in 5.48.51
and Paul Schroder 161st in 5.48.53.
At the Podgorica Half Marathon in Montenegro an unfit Andy Kinney finished in
202nd place out of 207 finishers in 2.34.11.
At the Finsbury Park 5K Lorraine Knight finished in 108th place out of 265
finishers in 31.09.
Several runners were in action at various 5K parkruns on Saturday morning.
At Harlow parkrun Danny McCree was 1st finisher out of 192 finishers in 19.40.
He was followed home by Andy Kitson 3rd in 20.59, Ryan Smith 4th in 21.08, Andy
Terrell 6th in 21.22, Rich Hynes 7th in 21.25, Martin Westley 8th in 21.26,
Louise Tankard 20th in 22.28, Sam Carter 32nd in 24.20, Graham Saville 33rd in
24.24, Terry Ridge 35th in 24.29, Catherine Ridge 47th in 25.27, David Morley
51st in 26.01, Anna Robey 53rd in 26.14, Roy Steven 55th in 26.23, Robin Lozeau
61st in 26.58, Alan Cootes 68th in 27.36, Wendy Schroder 76th in 28.03, Paul
Schroder 78th in 28.08, Austin Nyamande 79th in 28.08, Debbie Barry 81st in
28.23, Louise Cootes 101st in 29.24, Pushpa Mistry 112nd in 30.35, Hossein
Erfani 134th in 33.06, Alan Wellbelove 138th in 34.00, Pauline Galoppi 139th in
34.11, Martin Elven 152nd in 36.10 and Sara Coombe 192nd in 54.26.
At Windermere parkrun in Cumbria Daniel Jephcott finished in 11th place out of
276 finishers in 20.50.
At Bishop’s Stortford parkrun Jon Steadman finished in 32nd place out of 281
finishers in 21.38, Justin Patten was 83rd in 24.24, Holly Nairn 95th in 25.23,
David Page 115th in 26.06 and Janice Page 116th in 26.09.
At Clacton Seafront parkrun Spencer Brooks finished in 16th place out of 127
finishers in 23.27.
At Pontefract parkrun in Yorkshire Paul Dixon finished in 78th place out of 380
finishers in 24.03.
At Ware parkrun Martin McColgan finished in 18th place out of 70 finishers in
At Wanstead Flats parkrun Darren Rautenbach finished in 59th place out of 193
finishers in 24.26.
At Southend parkrun Brenda Clayton finished in 172nd place out of 328 finishers