Weekly news 26/08

Will Richmond

Will Richmond of Severn Athletic Club improved his PB at the Severn Bridge Half Marathon. He ran 1:26:33 for 48th place of 1369 runners. Club mates Neil Taylor(V45) was 208th in 1:39:37 and Imran Hassanjee (pacer for 1:45:00) was 322nd in 1:44:36.

In the Severn Bridge 10K starting one hour after the half marathon Dave Clarke(4/V40) was 14th in 41:14 & Les Davis(2/V70) was 75th in 49:10. 805 ran.

At the Gloucester North Parkrun Pete Stephens completed a hat trick of victories when running 18 minutes. Club mates Dave Howells maintained his dominance in the over 50’s placing 6th in 20:43 & Neil Taylor(2/V45) was 13th in 21:54. 99 ran.

There was a welcome return to Parkrun after 5 years at Cheltenham for Rachel Underwood(1/SW25-29) who was 16th and first lady in 19:16. 468 ran.

Other Parkrun Performances:

Beckenham Place: 11th Rich Brown(1/V40) 19:57. 174 ran.

Gloucester City: 3rd: Chris Brown 17:38, 76th Sandra Brown(1/VW55-59) 29:27. 145 ran.

Kingsway: 3rd Andy Munro(1/V45) 19:26, 9th Victor Marques(3/V45) 20:25 & 38th Greg Leyshon(1/V65) 23:29. 217 ran.

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