There were an amazing 31 PB’s for our members this week.
Michael Gilbert became the first Haverhill male runner to win a Kevin Henry race (Sian-Marie has won the female race before) , and broke another club record in the process! He ran 16:01 for the 5K at Carver Barracks on Thursday, 25 seconds ahead of 2nd place! Alex Smith came in 15th place nearly half a minute quicker than his previous best in 17:13. This puts him 4th on the club records. Peter Miller came 25th in 17:59 which puts him 10th on the club records. Kirsty Millard was our first female to finish, and she ran a new best of 21:31 which is 6th in the club records! Rachel Darvill was our 2nd female finisher and she moves to 8th on the club records with her 21:44.
Also getting PB’s here were: Tony Gooding, Jo Hammond, Marc Benson, Michaela Cowell, Westley Walker, Mark White, Clair Gale, Lee Brown, Josh Iron(by 55 seconds!), Vashti Macdonald-Clink, Alison Goodwin (by 28 seconds!), Emma Moss, Rob Goodwin, Nigel Fitch, Lynnette Garstang, Teresa Franklin, Michelle Brazier Gardner (57 seconds off!) and Sarah Goodey!
Kevin Millard ran 20:34 at Carver Barracks which is a 21 second improvement. Then on Sunday he ran another PB at the Newmarket 10K beating his previous best by 1min 33 seconds! He now has 8 PB’s this year and is in 2nd place in the PB table!
David Percy also got 2 PB’s at the same races. For the 5K he ran under 20minutes for the first time and at the 10K (42:37) he improved his best by 2 minutes!
Carl Oldford was another with 2 PB’s from the same races. He improved his 5K by over a minute and his 10K (54:55) by an incredible 6 minutes!!
The Newmarket 10K was a very successful day for our ladies. Mary Ann Tuli was 2nd female, Cheryl Trundle was 1st FV60 and Teresa Franklin was 1st FV50! We were also the first female team, with Mary Ann Tuli, Kirsty Millard and Cheryl Trundle making up the team. Mikey Dennison also got a PB at Newmarket taking over 6 minutes off his previous best!
In the Great Newham London 10K race on Sunday. Kelly Mepham managed to get a PB even though she had a horrible race. Kelly had to stop twice due to dizziness from the heat, but still came in 43:04, over a minute better than her best and good enough to put her 7th on the club records!
Shirley Fowler managed to run 3 marathons in the space of 6 days at the Great Barrow marathon challenge! She also impressively got quicker with each one, and managed to do her first back to back marathons.
Simon Wallis ran 2 marathons at Great Barrow in the space of 5 days! He ran about 26 minutes quicker in his 2nd one! He completed it in 4:00:37 and came in 4th place!
Tony Bacon ran the Great Barrow with Simon and finished in 3rd place in 4:00:26. Tony also got a PB at the Stort 5, which means he stays top of the PB league with 9!
Westley Walker came 5th at the Stort 5 with 31:14. Ross Arnold ran his first 10 mile race at the Stort 10. Yusuf Firat was 2nd MV50 at the Olympic Park 10K. Tony Gooding came 6th at the Clacton parkrun. Dave Greenham ran the Gold Coast Marathon 6:07:18.
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