Jevan clocks up a 
fast Grand Prix time

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Last Wednesday was the fifth and final 5k race in the Peterborough Grand Prix Series, hosts being Werrington Joggers.

With over 200 runners taking part, first home for the club was Jevan Robertson securing 31st place with a time of 18 minutes 27 seconds. Melissa Neal was the 3rd Lady in the race which should secure her a top ladies place in the final scores for the season.

Times: Robertson 31st, 18.27, Neal 44th, 19.11, Mick Stacey 57th, 19.41, Andrew Larham 61st, 19.47, Debra Wait 71st, 20.10, Tim Boyd 96th, 21.19, Geraldine Emmins 121st, 22.28, Karen Patterson 124th, 22.31, Harry Littlemore 144th, 23.39, Dawn Veal 167th, 25.10, Fay Scrivener 172nd, 26.02, Pat Brown 221st 32.48, Maura Brown 227th, 41.21.

Some 15 Fenland Running Club members were among the 227 Peterborough GP finishers. First home for Fenland was Martin Jennings in a time of 18.57. Rebecca Cousins and Tim Chapman also managed to break the 20 minute mark.

Also running in her first race since taking up running by joining the recent Beginners Group was Larissa Follen who managed a very respectable sub 30 minutes. Final category positions will be announced by the organisers after the prize-giving at the Mike Barnsdale memorial 5K race at Ferry Meadows on Wednesday, August 14.

Full results: Martin Jennings 39th 18.57; Rebecca Cousins 57th 19.42; Tim Chapman 60th 19.45; Richard Betts 76th 20.33; Maire Irlam 78th 20.36; Colin Ferguson 87th 20.58; Sarah Gauvin 92nd 21.06; John Shaw 94th 21.11; Dean Clark 127th 22.41; Jay Gilbert 139th 23.28; Paulina Zub 153rd 24.18; Sue George 181st 26.29; Colin Simpson 182nd 26.30; Julie Garner 200th 27.50; Larissa Follen 29.13.

Three FRC members took part in the Grimsthorpe Castle Half Marathon on Sunday on a hilly multi-terrain course that was windy on the day.

New member Justin Showell was first home for Fenland in a time of 1.47 followed by Leanne Rickett, who was third Lady in 1.50 and Paul Denwood in 1.54.