Heck of a result for FRC

FRC
FRC

A big contingent of Fenland Running Club members ran the Heckington Show 10 mile Road Race on Saturday.

Starting and finishing in the Show Main Ring, the 146 finishing runners sweltered on the sun ravaged two-lap course out into the Lincolnshire farmland.

Adam Chown

Adam Chown

It proved too much for two of the 17 FRC starters, but despite this Adam Chown marked his continuing form with a PB.

FRC were well up in the prizes with Maire Irlam 1st LV45, Ian Milburn was 1st MV65 and Irlam, Nicky Jennings and Leanne Rickett scooped the Ladies Team prize, the second year in a row they have taken this prize.

Full results: Martin Jennings 13th 1.04.51; Sean Connolly 25th 1.08.50; Adam Chown 39th 1.13.31 (PB); Maire Irlam 45th 1.14.56; Ian Milburn 56th 1.19.21; Nicky Jennings 63rd 1.23.24; Leanne Rickett 72nd 1.23.24; Alan Bird 78th 1.25.46; Ellen Drew 79th 1.25.52; Jay Gilbert 97th 1.28.51; Ellie Gallagher 109th 1.34.12; Marc Martin 110th 1.35.34; Adam Oakes 112th 1.36.43; Tracy Veenendaal 128th 1.42.56; Julie Garner 129th 1.43.01; Sharon Bird 134th 1.48.06.

A smaller select few on Sunday were at the Littleport 10K in a field of 161 finishers. Paul Weigand was first home for FRC in 45th place in a time of 44.40 followed by Colin Fergusson 49th 45.04, Clive Harrod 59th 46.25 and Katie Ward 75th 48.32.