Athletics: Personal Bests galore for Harlow runners
Athletics / Tue 14th Nov 2017 am30 10:38am
HARLOW Running Club fielded 16 runners in the Essex 10 Mile Championships, held
on a chilly and very windy day at Stebbing, near Dunnow. It turned out to be a
very successful day for the ladies, with three Essex Championship medals gained.
Carinne Jay finished in 105th place out of 461 finishers and 1st Female Vet 45
in 1hr 14min 57sec, to win the Gold Medal in her age category. Debbie Barry and
Janice Page won the Female Vet 55 Gold and Silver Medals respectively, Barry
finishing in 266th place and 1st Female Vet 55 in 1.27.38 and Page was 285th and
2nd Female Vet 55 in 1.29.00. First home was Rob Lowe in 19th place in a superb
1.01.15. He was followed by Martyn Coulter 58th in 1.09.37, Ryan Smith 93rd in
1.13.59, John Tennant 123rd in 1.16.37, Roy Steven 138th in 1.17.38, Sandi Rust
169th in 1.19.24, Catherine Ridge 190th in 1.20.50, Jamie Jephcott 193rd in
1.21.36, Spencer Brooks 199th in 1.21.45 (PB), Martin McColgan 210th in 1.22.38,
Louise Cootes 329th in 1.33.03, David Page 358th in 1.36.09 and Terry Pike 424th
Meanwhile at the Sodbury Slog, a 10 mile hilly and very muddy cross country race
in Gloucestershire, Jon Steadman finished in 102nd place out of 1170 finishers
in 1.23.31 and Vicky Steadman was 346th in 1.40.36.
At the Regent’s Park 10k Danny McCree finished in 13th place out of 363
finishers in a PB time of 38.19.
At Harlow parkrun Rich Hynes was 1st finisher out of 191 finishers in 19.28. He
was followed home by Andy Terrell 4th in 20.58, Terry Ridge 12th in 22.40, Andy
Kitson 21st in 23.51, Ben Usher 27th in 24.49, Andy Smith 32nd in 25.02, Paul
Dixon 42nd in 25.42, Jim Bates 43rd in 25.55, Alan Cootes 51st in 26.42, Laura
Prime 55th in 27.00 (PB), Robin Lozeau 71st in 28.06, Jane Evans 78th in 28.32
Louise Cootes 94th in 29.39, Hossein Erfani 103rd in 30.21, Caz Smith 108th in
30.35, Austin Nyamande 115th in 31.00, Pushpa Mistry 121st in 31.35, Alan
Wellbelove 126th in 32.00, Liz Roberts 139th in 33.04 (PB), Martin Westley 140th
in 33.05 and Sara Coombe 187th in 47.56.
At the Gunpowder parkrun at Waltham Abbey Daniel Jephcott finished in 3rd place
out of 172 finishers in 18.54.
At Bishop’s Stortford parkrun Jim Martin finished in 11th place out of 269
finishers in 20.23, Graham Saville was 42nd in 22.55 and Spencer Brooks 94th in
At Hobart parkrun in Australia Jason Haigh finished in 20th place out of 112
finishers in 22.34.
At Chelmsford parkrun Martyn Coulter finished in 265th place out of 589
finishers in 26.21, Janice Page was 276th in 26.31 and David Page 288th in
At Eastbourne parkrun Andy Kinney finished in 207th place out of 479 finishers
At Hadleigh parkrun Brenda Clayton finished in 78th place out of 108 finishers