Michael Gilbert won 2 races in 3 days! Last Friday he won the Bury Friday 5 Mile race in a new club record time of 26:28! Then on Sunday he won the Steeple Bumpstead 10K in 34:23!
Peter Miller finished in 3rd place at the Steeple Bumpstead 10K in a PB time of 36:08. This time puts him 9th on the club records. Haverhill dominated the top 10, with Andrew Bell in 5th, Alex Smith 6th, Trev Bunch7th (2nd MV40) and Charlie Hall 9th in his first 10K! Ann-Louise Salt was 3rd female under 40 48:30. David Percy got a 1:25 PB running 41:13. Luke Withers got a big PB taking nearly 5 minutes off his best to finish in 50:06! Carl Oldford ran 54:33, five and a half minutes quicker than he ran last year! Louise Thompson ran her first 10K 1:10:03. Sarah Stuppell ran 1:16:47 taking over a minute and a half off her best. Michaela Cowell took 54 secs off her best to finish in 54:21.
Michaela also got a PB just 2 days before, in the Bury Friday 5 mile race! She ran 41:06, taking 1min 16secs off her previous best! Also at Bury Tony Bacon ran 29:42 for 21st place and Steve Mason was 26th in 30:14 which puts him 9th on the club records. Craig Sisson was just outside his PB running 30:48. Westley Walker got a 1 second PB for the 2nd week running! He ran 30:57. Shirley Fowler ran a 50 second PB of 38:41. This time puts her equal 10th on the club records! Marc Benson ran 35:52, 33 secs off his previous best. Steve Oglesby ran a PB of 38:59.
On Saturday Yusuf Firat ran 50 miles in 9:23:25! This was in the Kent 50 Challenge and he finished in 10th place. Andy Palmer ran 31.25 miles in 7:12:29 and Horace Shuriah ran the same distance in 7:21:52.
At the Clare Castle parkrun Sian-Marie Lucas was 1st female 20:21, Chris Hawkins was 3rd male 19:39. At the Haverhill parkrun Paul James Gamewas 1st male 19:19 and Tony Gooding was 3rd male 20:32. Paul J Sherrittran his quickest parkrun 24:46 and whilst still in the beginners group Kelly Ryan has gone from running 41 minutes to a staggering 34:35!
John Nevin obtained a qualifying time at the Cardiff triathlon to represent GB for his age group in the 2018 World Championships (Sprint Distance ) in Sept 2018 (Australia) and 2019 (Switzerland). His 5K run time was 24.01 . His Australia place has been confirmed and he is waiting to hear about his place for Switzerland.
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