Club news 22nd July

Severn Athletic Club’s Chris Brown improved his course PB by seven seconds at the Bitton 5k. Having won the first race, he ran 16:47 for 4th place in the third of the four race series. Dad Andy(1st V60) was 31st in 20:15 and mum Sandra(1st LV55) was 84th in 30:19. 90 ran.

Severn Athletic Club’s elder statesman have been reaping a harvest of age group firsts in open races and Parkruns. 68 year old Greg Leyshon, a 53 minute 10 miler in his prime has been first over 65 in eleven races & Parkruns since June 1st. 75 year old Les Davis is a class apart in his age group as he continues to set personal, club and course bests on a regular frequency. Andy Brown has won the over 60 age group in nine open races since April.

Road Race Results:

Blaisdon 10K: 53rd Greg Layshon(V65) 48:01, 55th Les Davis(1st V75) 48:11(club & course record), 65th George Scully(V65) 52:01. 126 ran.

Bourton 1 Mile: 59thΒ  Andy Brown(V60) 06:01 & 144th Dave Blackburn(V75) 09:10. 165 ran.

Gloucester 5K (Haresfield) : 21st Adrian England 19:23 & 63rd Kevin Probyn(V50) 24:07(seasons best). 100 ran.

Parkruns:

Gloucester North: 37th Neil Taylor(V45) 25:14. 119 ran

Kingsway: 7th Dave Clarke(1st V45)18:59, 16th Pratik Pradhan(V40) 20:35(course PB), 45th Greg Leyshon(1st V65) 23:17 & Farook Mota(V45) 23:33 .309 ran.

Newent: 18th Les Davis(1st V75) 24:20(course record) & 24th Emma Rawlings(LV45) 25:27(Course PB).74 ran.

South Norwood: 8th Rich Brown(1st V40) 21:25. 101 ran.

Wotton: 2nd Adrian England 19:09. 156 ran.

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