Athletics: Evergreen Pauline breaks over-70s marathon record
Athletics / Wed 27th Apr 2022 am30 06:25am
EVERGREEN Harlow Running and Tri Club member Paulene Galoppi completed the Shakespeare Marathon, at Stratford-upon-Avon, finishing in 365th place out of 377 finishers and 2nd Female Vet 70 in a magnificent 5hrs 35min 16sec, which is a new Female Vet 70 Club Record.
In the Half Marathon, at the same venue, Susan Maloney was placed 907th out of 1173 finishers in 2.22.00.
Meanwhile, at the Dorney Lake Marathon blind runner Paul Watts finished in 135th place out of 145 finishers in 5.34.46 and guide Dave Goosetree was 146th in 3.54.47.
Andy Kinney completed the Maidenhead 10 Mile race in 750th place out of 765 finishers in 2.07.20.
The Search of the Bluebells Run is a 13k self navigation trail race using a written route description and centered around Mountfitchet Castle Stansted. Michelle Sheridan finished in 88th place out of 100 finishers, Tracy Stratford was 89th and Selina Morgan 92nd, all in a time of 1.55.03.
Triathlete Alan Knightley finished the Hampton Pool Chilly Sprint Triathlon (Outdoor Pool Swim 432m, Bike 20km, Run 5km) in 8th place in 1.02.51.
There were several parkrun PBs on Saturday morning.
At Harlow, Amber Ingle finished in 21st place out of 194 finishers in 22.21, Gary Mead was 34th in 23.06 and Charleen Tillotson 125th in 30.21.
At Castle Park, Bishops Stortford, Louise Shury was 223rd out of 276 finishers in 31.42.
At Lowestoft, Lisa Brett was 192nd out of 329 finishers in 28.37.
At Roding Valley, Julie Bradley finished in 88th place out of 146 finishers in 29.42.