race report weekend 3 March 2019

Kicking off the weekend on Saturday morning was Liam Cumber who travelled up to London to take part in the QE2 10k.    Runners have the opportunity to run in the footsteps of legends around the iconic sights of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  It was not a wasted journey for Liam as he ran a personal best time of 44.06


 At the Folkestone Parkrun on Saturday, finishing first for Folkestone and second finisher overall, Jamie Whitham ran a new personal best in a time of 17.56. Joe Bruce in the age category 11-14 also ran a new person best in a time of 18.59 and was 5th overall. Ian McGilloway was next in a time of 19.00, Dave Gillett 19.43, Rob Hill 20.41, Deborah Jeffery was first Folkestone lady in a time of 20.44, Stuart Erskine 22.43, Vicky Scott 23.25, Caroline Curtis 23.52, Andy Richardson 24.22, John O’Hara 24.29, Catherine O’Connor 25.04 Chris Woolgar 25.04,  Carolyn Lewis 25.17, Malcolm Gibbs 25.35, Aldous Hoskin 26.34, Tony Scott 26.47, Luke Fowles 26.57,  Kirsty Wilson 27.03, Catriona Watts 27.26, Kirsty Gardiner 29.11, Julie Gibbs 29.29, Linda Robson 29.46, Hayley Klucznski 31.05, Phil Maull 31.05, Kate Lancefield 32.22,  Paul James 34.21, Catherine Anne Curtis 35.52, Alan Randall 37.14,  Nicola James 37.46,  Lynsey  Tighy 40.10  


Parkrun touring this week in Thurrock was Darren Crew finishing 3rd in a time of 19.46 and Jody Stoakes, 9th female in 26.35.  Stephen male ran the Canterbury parkrun course and was 2nd finisher    18.36 equalling his Canterbury personal best in a time of 18.36.  Emma Creasey ran 19.29 in

Warsaw Poland and Alan Vigrass in Ashford ran 27.08


On Sunday running a drizzly Dartford Half Marathon Gary Brazier smashed his Personal best by 6 minutes on a hilly windy tough course making it look easy for someone who does not like hills in a time of 1.58.05 whilst his wife Marie who runs for the hawking harriers also ran a personal best time of 1.57.58

Charlotte Avery ran over in Eastbourne also on a tough windy and hilly half marathon course in a time of 1.45.06.



Grahame Eke 2019-03-04 10:45:11


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