Hensby leads the way with veterans victory

Paul Hensby was first home for March AC in the Abbey 10k race at Ramsey on Sunday to finish 14th overall.

With a time of 38.21, Hensby won 1st vet 45 prize. The ladies were also trophy winners with Debra Wait was second lady and 1st vet 45 and Karen Patterson won thirdrd lady and 1st vet 40.

Times overall: Paul Hensby 38.21, Pete West 41.18, Darren Moat 41.51, Debra Wait 43.20, Karen Patterson 43.35, Jason Perring 44.10, Mick Stacey 44.25, Lynn Summerfield 46.05, Austin Patterson 51.34, Martin Littlemore 55.02, Michelle Seward 55.20, Chris Amps 57.36, Gemma Barber 58.37, Daniel Barber 58.38.

There was also a 1.5K fun run which three of the junior members completed. First home was Archie Patterson in a time of 17.41 in 28th place. Ashleigh Patterson 19.16 and Sophie West in her first race crossed the line in a time of 23.47.

Eight March AC runners competed in the first of the Peterborough 5k Grand Prix series, First home was Melissa Neal 19.02 (3rd lady).

Other results: Andrew Larham 19.21, Peter West 19.30, Wayne Stimson 20.01, Debra Wait 21.00, Mark Salmons 21.19, Geraldine Emmins 23.32 and Pat Brown 28.29.

Twenty Fenland Running Club members also took part in the Grand Prix and their first home was was Jack Trow in 16th place in a time of 17.31.

Justin Kinsey, Sean Connolly, Oliver Porter, Tim Chapman, Becky Cousins and Aaron Parker also broke under the 20 minute goal.

Full results: Jack Trow, 17.31; Justin Kinsey, 17.38; Sean Connolly, 17.55; Oliver Porter, 19.08; Tim Chapman, 19.10; Becky Cousins, 19.33; Aaron Parker, 19.47; Lisa Jermey, 20.41; Adam Chown, 21.43; Sam Goodger, 21.46; Jane Holmes, 22.34; Dean Powley, 23.24; Maire Irlam, 23.26; Clive Harrod, 23.46; Ann Trett; 23.46; Ian Milburn, 24.00; Ellen Drew-Peck, 25.34; Cheryl Chapman, 26.18; Jane Greenwood, 26.55; Tracy Veenendaal, 29.40.

On Sunday nine Club members ran in a field of 226 at the Ramsey Road Runners Abbey 10K and first home again was Jack Trow in sixth place.

Full results: Jack Trow, 35.48; Ady Martin, 39.01; Jamie Johnston, 43.03; Paul Weigand, 43.19; Philip Tonge, 43.22; Richard Hammond, 45.12; Ann Trett, 47.27; Clive Harrod, 47.50; Sam Goodger, 48.08; Sarah Hern, 48.13.