Athletics: Iron woman Kerry runs 87 miles in ultra challenge
Athletics / Wed 7th Jun 2023 at 07:28am
HARLOW Running and Tri Club contested the 2nd race in the Scott’s Travel Midweek Road Race League, Division 2, last week over a hilly 10k course at Watford’s Cassiobury Park. HRTC improved on the first race by finishing 5th team out 6 and after 2 races are in overall 5th place.
In the Women’s race Terri Wiley finished in 8th place out of 105 finishers and 2nd Vet 35 in 44min 07sec. She was followed by Linda Helm-Manley 23rd and 2nd Vet 55 in 48.37 and Kerry Mavris 26th in 49.19.
In the Men’s race Rob Lowe finished in 9th place out of 145 finishers and 1st Vet 50 in a superb 36.16, Martyn Coulter was 28th in 39.38 and Kirk Crudgington 29th in 39.41.
8 Terri Wiley 44.07 (2nd FV35)
23 Linda Helm-Manley 48.37 (2nd FV55)
26 Kerry Mavris 49.19
35 Ella Wager 50.43
39 Tracy Stratford 51.18
40 Louise Cootes 51.31
56 Michelle Hyde 55.26
61 Jane Evans 56.40
62 Sandra Webber 56.43
9 Rob Lowe 36.14 (1st MV50)
28 Martyn Coulter 39.38
29 Kirk Crudgington 39.41
52 Colin Baker 42.12
55 Lee Webber 42.25
58 Andy Terrell 42.56
70 Chris Mella 45.04
76 Benison George 45.52
100 Rob Peters 50.38
103 Gary Mead 51.14
107 John Tennant 51.47 (3rd MV70)
109 Jamie Olsen Ferreira 52.11
116 Bradley Holmes 53.29
120 Martin Westley 54.59
21 James Catton 55.15
126 Colin Moody 55.57
140 Mick Gleeson 1.04.48
Meanwhile, at the Suffolk Backyard Ultra, Knettishall, where you run one forest trail lap on the hour, every hour, until the last man is standing.
Kerry Mavris managed 21 laps for a total distance of 87.5 miles in a really exhausting 17hrs 09min 07sec.
Andy Kinney travelled overseas to the Bhutan Half Marathon in Asia which starts at an altitude of 6700ft but then finishes 1000ft lower. Andy finished in 44th place out of 73 finishers in 3.18.16.
At the Circuit du Sore Legs Part Trois, Ware, Laura Prime completed the Half Marathon distance in 2.09.30.
The Cotswold 113 is a middle distance triathlon (Swim 1.2 miles, Bike 56 miles, Run 13.1 Miles). Terri Wily finished in 234th place out of 636 finishers in an excellent 5.28.50, a new Female Vet 35 Club Record in her debut at the distance. Also making her debut was Paige Bircham, finishing in 372nd place in 5.57.57.
At the Triathlon European Sprint Championship, Barry Island, (Sea Swim 750m, Bike 20km, Run 5km) Suzie Middleton finished in 1.30.51.
At the Orion Forest 5 mile race Martyn Coulter finished in 6th place out of 111 finishers in 32.33, Martin Westley was 56th in 42.37, Louise Cootes 79th in 45.55 and Liz Roberts 100th in 52.14.
There were parkrun PBs at Harlow parkrun from Emma Luck 52nd out of 225 finishers in 25.11, Claire Morris 64th in 26.19, Sue Reilly 122nd in 30.31 and Millie McGovern 124th in 30.34.
So very proud of these members of the club makes coaching these amazing athletes worthwhile! The results that we are getting on a week to week basis are incredible keep up the great work! 👏🏻👏🏻