Weekly News w/c 6th May

In Lanzarote, Andrew Brown competed in the 10K disco night race in Arrecife and won the 1st vet 60 and over 50 finishing 50th place in a time of 41:17. Eldest son Richard finished in 26th place in a time of 38:21. The race was won by Saul Castro Santana is a time of 30:59. 274 ran.

Sandra Brown competed in the 5k event and finished 2nd Lady v55 in a time of 29:35. The 5k was won by Tuguaro Quintero Del Rosario in a time of 15:35. 773 ran.

Severn AC vice captain James Rose narrowly missed out on his target of a sub 17 minute 5k this year in the Hereford 5k road race series, placing 16th in a time of 17:02.

Chris Brown was 1st at the Glos City Parkrun for the 1st time finishing in a time of 17:49, a new PB on the new 4 lap course.

Severn’s older brigade also produced some PB’s in a number of Parkruns below –


10th, Victor Marques v45 – 19:39. 26th, Andrian England – 21:57. 32nd, Greg Leyshon v65 – 22:30 (age PB). 56th, George Scully v65 – 24:45. 103rd Phil Reece v50 – 28:00.

Gloucester North

5th, David Howells v50 – 20:43 (New PB). 11th, Neil Taylor v45 – 22:53. 87th, Dave Blackburn v70 – 38:48 (Club age group Parkrun best)

Gloucester City

7th, Imran Hassanjee – 20:09 (PB). 14th. Farook Mota v45 – 22:16 (PB)


1st, Alex Rawlings u17 – 18:17. 35th, Emma Rawlings Lv40, 26:11

Burnham on Sea

59th, Les Davis v70 – 23:21

Tooting Common

115th Alex Hope v50 – 22:47

Severn AC will be holding a 5k race on the 31st of May at the Pilot Inn, Hardwicke at 19:30 on what will be a flat and fast course. Current course record is held by Tim Dalton (Severn AC) in a time of 14:51 set in 2007. Entry is limited to 60 Pre-entries, this closes on May 25th. Entries can be made by post to Terry Haines, 48 The Triangle, Longlevens, Gloucester, GL2 ONG. Entries cost £5 affiliated and £7 unaffiliated.

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