This Weeks – Race News
Severn Athletic Club’s in form Chris Brown raced to his second PB in five days. After heading home city runners in the Stroud Half Marathon when 22nd in 1:19:45, he repeated the feat when finishing 13th in the Weston Prom 5 mile in 27:53. This was his best placing there and an improvement of 27 seconds on his previous best. Other Severn finishers were 84th Andy Brown(V55) 32:32 & 329th John James(V65) 45:28. 382 ran.
In various Parkruns Les Davis(V70) added the Forest of Dean Parkrun over 70 record to his collection when 41st in 23:56. He holds the over 70 bests at Lydney, Burnham, Newent, Gloucester North & Kingsway. His grandson Alex Rawlings(U15) was second in 17:58. Daughter Emma Rawlings(LV40) was 55th in 25:57. 161 ran.
Cheltenham: 17th Andy Monro(V45) 19:34. 485 ran.
Glouester North: 27th Neil Taylor(V45) 22:36 & 166th Dave Blackburn(V70) 47:07(over 70 pb). 169 ran.
Kingsway: 53rd Greg Leyshon(V65) 23:48 & John James(V65) 27:54. 258 ran.
Poole: 29th Richard Brown 17:54 (course pb), 94th Andy Brown(V55) 20:37 & 406th Sandra Brown(LV55) 27:36. 828 ran.