Athletics: Harlow runners in festive mood

Athletics: Harlow runners in festive mood

MANY Harlow Running Club members eased into the festive season by completing 5k parkruns on Saturday morning. At Harlow parkrun there was a total of 70 HRC members including the first four finishers; Martin Westley was 1st finisher out of 222 finishers in 18min 07sec, Danny McCree 2nd in 19.38, Kevin Smith 3rd in a PB time of 19.43 and Ryan Smith 4th in 20.01. There were also PB times from Lix Coxall 122nd in 30.52, Annabel Moeser 127th in 31.01 and Amanda Martin-Hose 159th in 33.36.

Athletics: Harlow’s Stebbing stars at Remembrance 10

Athletics: Harlow’s Stebbing stars at Remembrance 10

HARLOW Running Club had 14 members competing at the Stebbing Rememberance Day 10 Mile race on Sunday morning which also doubled as the Essex 10 Mile Championships. Star runner on the day was Kerry Mavris, finishing in 194th place out of 505 finishers in 1hr 20min 57sec, which earned her the Female Vet 45 Essex Bronze medal.

Athletics: Great run in Great South for Schroder

Athletics: Great run in Great South for Schroder

HARLOW Running Club member Rich Hynes had an excellent run at the Chelmsford Marathon on Sunday morning finishing in 20th place out of 614 finishers in 2hrs 57min 03sec. Paul Dixon was 253rd in 3.57.31, Matthew Austin 273rd in 3.59.29 in his debut at the distance, Kelly Burgess 304th in 4.07.54 and Janice Page 451st in 4.43.10.

Athletics: Tracie breaks the two hour barrier!

Athletics: Tracie breaks the two hour barrier!

MEANWHILE at the Royal Parks Half Marathon, which takes in some of the capital’s world-famous landmarks and four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens, Mark Bentley finished in 1617th place out of 15,875 finishers in 1hr 45min 37sec, Michael Houlihan was 2040th in 1.52.06, Mick Maddams 3463rd in 1.54.28, Tracie Cook 5560th in 1.57.53, a PB by over 14min, and Alison Walker 13,495th in 2.28.12.