Huge effort from March AC’s runner-up Hugo
In wet and windy conditions 14 March AC seniors and nine juniors took part in the 10k and 3k races at Thorney at the weekend.
Junior Hugo Bryant put in an amazing run completing the 3k race in 11 minutes 54 seconds and coming 2nd place out of 59 runners.
Senior runner Lee Carey was the first home for the club and clinching 18th place overall in a field of 226 runners.
Paul Hensby won 1st vet 50 prize with a time of 39.52 and Debra Wait won 1st Vet 45 finishing 43rd overall with 42.03.
Times: 3K Juniors: Hugo Bryant (2nd) 11.54, Sean Stacey (19th) 13.29, Luke Gardner (22nd) 13.41, Liam Lambert (25th) 14.07, Paul Bryant (26th) 14.29, Megan Stacey (27th) 14.40, Serge Lambert (45th) 16.22, Matthew Gardner (48th) 16.26, Amy Rudd (53rd) 21.44. Seniors: Lee Carey (18th) 38.53, Paul Hensby (22nd) 39.52, Andrew Larham (39th) 41.48, Debra Wait (43rd) 42.03, Geraldine Larham (53rd) 42.49, Darren Moat (63rd) 43.46, Brian Harding (80th) 45.18, Graeme Robertson (148th) 52.10, Scott Bywater (159th) 54.17, Emma Carey (161st) 55.13, Tina Lambert (178th) Keith Saward (205th) 64.02, Tony Whibley (209th) 64.35, Suzanne Orr (211th) 64.51.
l Fenland Running Club members were roughly equally split on a windy and wet Sunday. At Thorney, Tim Chapman was the first home for FRC in 45th place but outstanding performance was Ian Milburn who did the double by taking the MV70 category prize in a race for the second weekend running. Ian King, Tracy Farr and Stephen Brinton set new PBs.
At the Bedford Harriers Oakley 20-mile, marathon training was tested and there were just 15 seconds separating Andrew Plume and Martin Jennings who finished 30th and 34th in 2.13.38 and 2.14.13 respectively in a field of 842.
Full results, Thorney 10K: Tim Chapman 45th 42.16; Paul Wiegand 55th 43.05; Clive Harrod 72nd 44.50; Maire Irlam 79th 45.18; Ian Milburn 89th 46.05; Richard Agger 95th 47.11; Ian King 108th 48.03; Richard Williams 111th 48.31; Paulina Zub 130th 50.42; David Hood 134th 50.42; Tracy Farr 174th 57.46; Stephen Brunton 195th 62.21
Oakley 20: Andrew Plume 30th 2.13.58; Martin Jennings 34th 2.14.13; Shane Draper 63rd 2.19.03; Paul Griffin 2.24.52; Stuart Follen 110th 2.29.03; Rod Sinnott187th 2.37.24; Nicky Jennings 305th 2.50.24; Sarah Gauvin 413th 2.57.55; Leanne Rickett 451st 3.00.06; Sarah Rippon 820th 3.54.13.