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Leverington Three Counties Running Club's Dawn Ball on debut and Amy Baxter tackle Vitality Big Half Marathon in London starting at Tower Bridge and finishing at Cutty Sark in Greenwich

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Sunday saw the Three Counties Running Club ladies tackle The Vitality Big Half.

This was Dawn Ball’s first half marathon and she was supported by the club’s Amy Baxter. Both ladies were running this race to raise money for Manorfield Primary School in London for children in deprived areas to help the relief or prevention of poverty.

The race started at Tower Bridge and finished at the Cutty Sark in Greenwich. The race goes through the four London boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lewisham and Greenwich.

TCRC Dawn Ball and Amy Baxter Vitality half. (30583368)
TCRC Dawn Ball and Amy Baxter Vitality half. (30583368)

Both ladies finished together in a great time of 2:10:38, giving Dawn her PB.

Junior Parkrun was lucky with the weather on Sunday with 29 participants and nine from TCRC. Coming home in first place was Jack Williams 8:07, ahead of Maisie Macdonald in 8:43, Keira Fines 9:58, Hayden Hall 12:09, Jake Trundle 12:11, Tyler Barnes 12:30PB, Kallum Hall 14:24, Stephanie Harbord 16:41 and Thea Clarke 17:24.

Junior runner Isaac Western along with his dad Jason took part in the rescheduled 5k Winter Warmer Run at Nene Park in Peterborough. Isaac finished in a great time of 32:13 and Jason in 34:16.

Other parkrun results.

Rother Valley: Melvin Green 30:14.

Snowden field: Morgan Harrison had a fantastic run finishing in first place in a great time of 19:46.

Next weekend see TCRC at The Cambridge half marathon and The Burghley 7.

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