Twenty Haverhill runners successfully completed the St Neots Half Marathon, and there were some great performances with 4 PB’s being set.
New member Steve Mason had a fantastic run. He came 14th and finished in his quickest ever time of 1:19:06. This puts him 9th on the club records.
PB king Kevin Millard got another PB! He ran 1:41:14. Dave Mansfield had a tremendous run, knocking an incredible 12 minutes off his previous best! He finished under 2hrs for the first time, running 1:59:16. His wife Melanie had a brilliant run too, taking 6 minutes off her previous best, finishing in 2:10:28. Jo Vickery had a good run and equalled her PB with 2:17:43. Lee Brown had did well, finishing in 1:33:16 and 177th place. Rachel Darvill was our first lady to finish, she ran 1:43:40. Paul J Sherritt had a good run despite suffering from knee pain and finished just 40 seconds outside his best with 2:08:24.
Ioulian Iordanov got a half marathon PB at Bedgbury Forest. He came 42nd and ran 1:46:11.
At the Snetterton Half Marathon Andy Quick came 33rd in a time of 1:26:57. Carl Oldford took over 40 seconds off his previous best to finish in 1:53:36. Christine Taylor also got a PB finishing in 2:00:49.
Lynnette Garstang ran her first official 10K, running 1:11:29 in the Chelmsford 10K.
Our junior members did well in the Haverhill Schools cross country race at Castle Manor. Jed Randall came first in the under 12 race! Juliet Bigley was 3rd in the Year 8 girls race. Josh Wigmore was 6th in his race, even though he lost a trainer in the mud and had to go back for it! Adam Everitt was 17th in the Year 6 boys race.
At Clare Castle parkrun we had 19 runners! Chris Hawkins came 5th (19:25), Paul Krause 8th (20:11) and Mark White 11th (21:11). Shirley Fowler was 3rd lady and first in her age catergory (23:55). Terry Braverman ran his 314th parkrun at Wimpole.
Now for some late results. On 12th November Yusuf Firat ran the Istanbul Marathon in 3:33:24 and finished 244th.
On 5th November there were 17 Haverhill runners at the fantastic Framingham Castle Cross Country race. Mat Bigley finished in 15th place and was 2nd MV40. Andrew Bell finished 26th and Alex Smith finished 35th. Glenn Fruish, Ross Arnold, Sil Clay, Sirkka Love, Paul J Sherritt, Sue Turley and Rob Goodwin all counted for the A team. Alison Goodwin, Dave Greenham and Lynnette Garstang also successfully completed the tough muddy course.
Check out the rest of the results and club records in the links below:
Thanks to https://www.hunterphotography.co.uk for the cross country photo.