Fenland Running Club took another big step forward in Peterborough’s 5K summer races, with the second of five races taking place at Eye. Becky Cousins was first lady in a time of 18-54 which will help her preparation for the world duathlon championships in France this autumn.
Jack Trow was 7th man to finish in 16-42 and club coach Robin Parker came in 18th in 17-37.
These results will help in the overall competition, held at five venues, this summer. Personal best times were recorded by several of the club’s strongest runners Paul Arnold with 18-46, John Chapman in 19-48 and Lucy Chessor 20-06. The entire team of 15 runners beat the 30 minute mark and look forward to the next race on 4th July.
Results: Jack Trow 16-42, 7th; Robin Parker 17-37, 18th; Paul Arnold 18-46, 38th; Becky Cousins 18-54, 41st; John Chapman 19-48, 60th; Lucy Chessor 20-06, 72nd; Clive Harrod 21-12, 97th; Maire Irlam 21-30, 108th; Ann Trett 22-15, 128th; Ian Milburn 22-24, 130th; Scott Bywater 25-09, 187th; Nick Meekins 25-51, 194th; Jane Greenwood 26-34, 207th; Tracy Veenendaal 28-29, 223rd; Julie Garner 29-21, 229th. Finishers – 241.
l Eleven members of March AC braved the driving rain and breezy conditions to race the multi terrain course on Sunday.
Joe Bradshaw was first home for the club with a time of 41 minutes 53 seconds. This gave him the third prize overall. March also scooped the first team prize with Joe, Jason Perring, Andrew Larham, Mick Stacey and Debra Wait all counting. Debra also won 2nd Lady prize and 1st vet 40-49. Karen Patterson won 3rd Lady prize with a time of 48.49.
Times: Joe Bradshaw 41.53, Jason Perring 45.27, Andrew Larham 46.12, Mick Stacey 46.40, Debra Wait 47.09, Karen Patterson 48.49, Geraldine Emmins 52.30, Harry Littlemore 57.51, Stephen Cowell 58.40, Austin Patterson 1 hour 1 minute and Fay Scrivener 1 hour 3 minutes. Ashleigh Patterson also took part in the 2 mile fun run and received a Queen’s Jubilee medal.