March Eye up 10k prize treble in popular race

MFCP Luke Gardner U10 March AC
MFCP Luke Gardner U10 March AC

March AC scooped three prizes at the Eye 10K race on Sunday.

Debra Wait was the third lady to cross the line with a time of 41 minutes 38 seconds (62nd) followed by Geraldine Larham, who won the fifth lady prize with 42.31 (71st).

Nicky Jennings

Nicky Jennings

Andrew Larham gave an impressive performance with 41.06 (51st) which gave him the 1st Vet 55 prize.

The juniors were also out in force taking part in the 3k fun run. Luke Gardner was the first junior home for the club in 12 minutes 32 seconds and 10th overall, Megan Stacey was the first club girl with 14 minutes 28 seconds and 45th overall in a field of over 150 runners.

Times, 10K: Lee Carey 38.51 (26th) Paul Hensby 39.25 (29th) Mick Stacey 40.16 (39th) Andrew Larham 41.06 (51st) Debra Wait 41.38 (62nd) Billy Bremner 41.51 (65th) Geraldine Larham 42.31 (71st) Justin Elvidge 43.47 (92nd) Darren Moat 47.42 (156th) Graeme Robertson 50.57 (221st) Emma Carey 56.49 (333rd) Mark Oakerbee 57.27 (342nd) Hugh Plumb 1.00.40 (390th) Michelle Seward 1.01.40 (404th) Lavinia Seward 1.05.32 (441st) Pat Brown 1.07.22 (455th). 3k Fun Run: Luke Gardner 12.32 (10th) Sean Stacey 12.45 (14th) Alfie McIntyre 13.08 (21st) Liam Lambert 13.51 (38th) Megan Stacey 14.28 (45th) Serge Lambert 17.19 (78th ) Tina Lambert 17.20 (80th) Esme McIntyre 19.32 (132nd).

l Fenland Running Club have had a busy week competing in races around the country and region with three at Milton Keynes on Bank Holiday Monday and on Sunday, one at the Manchester 10K, two at Dereham and 17 at Eye.

Nicky Jennings at her first Marathon at Milton Keynes came in 447th of 1,559 runners and 14th FV40 out of 136 in a time of 3.50.31, Andre Pittock and Marc Martin completed the half marathon in 139th place in 1.36.03 and 696th place in 1.57.16 respectively out of 1,677 finishers.

In Manchester on Sunday, Martin Jennings ran in the Manchester 10K alongside some big celebrity names and came home in a PB time of 36.29 in 103rd position in a field of approximately 40,000 entrants.

At the Dereham Runners 10-mile race, FRC were represented by Clive Harrod and Ian Milburn with a finishing field of 284. Clive was 48th in a time of 71.30 and Ian was 68th and second in the MV65 category in a time of 73.13.

At the Eye Community Runners 10K, 17 FRC runners were amongst the 513 finishers with Andrew Plume first home in 17th place in a time of 37.27. In the prizes was Maire Irlam who won the FV50 category in a time of 43.46.

Full results: Andrew Plume 17th 37.27; Rod Sinnott 63rd 41.45; Tom Richards 80th 43.14; Maire Irlam 91st 43.46; Paul Weigand 98th 44.20; John Shaw 108th 44.49; Adam Chown 109th 44.50; John Chapman 120th 45.28; Sarah Gauvin 180th 48.48; Dave Hood 210th 50.21; Pasquale Ruggiero 51.20; Paulina Zub 239th 51.42; Larissa Follen 305th 55.51; Julie Garner 349th 58.10; Neil Bailey 410th 1.03.04; Tracy Farr 490th 1.13.14.