Plume pulls PB out of the bag

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Wet and windy was the order of the day for Fenland Running Club members in their weekend races.

They were both in Eye for the Eye Community Runners 10K and in Halstead, Essex, for the Halstead Road Runners Halstead and Essex Marathon.

Eight FRC runners braved the wind and rain at Eye in a finishing field of 430 and five members braved the weather as well as the figure of eight hilly course in the undulating countryside north of Halstead which attracted 533 finishers.

Andrew Plume continued his rising form producing a new personal best in the marathon with a superb time of 3.02.45.

Club chairman Andre Pittock also pulled a PB out of the bag with a sub 3.30 in 3.27.42.

Full results

Eye 10K: Tony Moore 76th 42.38; Stuart Follen 102nd 44.05; John Shaw 112th 44.36; Jay Gilbert 204th 49.39; Michelle Gilbert 227th 50.58; David Hood 309th 55.34; Larissa Follen 360th 58.49; Sarah Rippon 390th 1.03.52.

Halstead Marathon: Andrew Plume 17th 3.02.45 (PB); Gary Bligh 83rd 3.27.41; Andre Pittock 84th 3.27.42 (PB); Audrius Klimasauskas 92nd 3.29.10; Paul Weigand 274th 4.01.29.