Harlow Running and Tri Club: From vintage Cootes to dazzling debuts

Athletics / Fri 23rd Feb 2024 at 03:14pm

Harlow Running & Tri Club results from the weekend 

Saturday, February 17th

JACK Wood participated in the Hyde Park 10K. As a new member of the club, he proudly wore the club shirt for the first time and said that it must have brought him luck, finishing 91st with a personal best of 44.30.

Chris Burgess came 35th at the Maldon Prom Park Run with a time of 22.11 and at Harlow, Stuart Glynn came 5th with a time of 20.18, and Mick Maddams came 16th with a time of 21.59.

The ladies dominated the first three women’s positions, with Catherine Ridge finishing 17th (1st F) in 22.00, Donna Milton 24th (2nd F) in 22.47, and Ellie Wiseman 28th (3rd F) with a PB of 23.12. It was also our Vice Chairman, Alan Cootes’, 200th Park Run, and club members wore club colours to celebrate this amazing milestone.

Sunday, February 18th

Club members enjoyed the many different events that are held throughout the UK, travelling together for the following:

Laura Prime finished first in the ZigZag – RIOT (Running Is Our Therapy) Run in Brandon, Suffolk, in 4.12.20, after completing 7 laps and covering 37.1k. 

At the Hampton Court Half Marathon in West London, Sam Spurgeon ran a personal best of 1.39.50, Laurel Peck ran 2.05.48, and Bobbie Muschamp ran a PB of 2.18.10. Sarah Whitelaw, Ruby O’Sullivan, and Amy-Louise Ironmonger encouraged each other throughout the race, reaching the finish line together in 2 hours and 23 minutes. Bobbie, on behalf of the group, stated, “The atmosphere at Hampton Court for the half marathon was amazing. Everyone did fantastically well, beating their personal bests, and it helped us prepare for the big day in 9 weeks!! (London Marathon). We are really grateful to the HRTC family for their assistance in getting us to where we are today”

At the Ashridge Spring Duathlon, an event that involved a 5k run, 26k cycle, and then 2.5k run, Terri Wiley came 12th with a time of 1.24.29 (2nd F35-39) with Ben Usher coming 14th with a time of 1.25.43 (3rd M35-39)

Linda Helm-Manley, Selina Morgan, Michelle Sheridan, and Sandi Rust travelled the farthest last weekend to compete in the Winter Trail Gaeaf in Coed-y-Brenin, Gwynedd, Wales. Linda finished second in her age category after the hard and challenging (hilly) 7-mile trail race.

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