Weekly news 04/08

Severn Athletic Club maintained their hold on the team title in the July race of the Pilot Inn 5K Road Race Series. Tredworth Road Race champion Steve Kenyon(Gloucester AC) led all the way to win in a 2019 course best of 16:49. Former Severn member Mark James(Cheltenham Harriers) could not close him down placing second in 17:03.

Gary Hope led the Severn team moving from sixth to third in the final mile. He set a new course Vet50 record of 17:26. Club captain James Rose(V40) could not match Hope’s surge finishing fourth in 17:36. Andrew Bright on his debut for the club was seventh in 18:11.

Severn’s victory was secured by: 9th Matt Atkins(V40) 18:20, 10th Adrian England(V40) 18:35 & 12th Dave Clarke(V45) 19:11, all seasons best.

Other Severn finishers: 13th Dave Howells(2/V50) 19:21(pb), 14th Alex Jenkins 19:42(pb), 16th John Withers(1/V55) 19:59, 20th Neil Taylor(3/V50) 20:49, 24th Kevin Probyn(V50) 22:24(sb), 28th Greg Leyshon(2/V65) 23:50 & 36th John James(1/V70) 32:18(sb).

Haresfield 5K: 3rd Alex Rawlings(1/JM17) 16:26(pb), 27th Dave Howells(V50) 19:42, 73rd Kevin Probyn(V50) 22:44, 87th Les Davis(2/V70) 23:55, 97th Emma Rawlings(LV45) 24:31 & John James(V70) 32:59.

Westonbirt Summer 10K: 9th Will Richmond 38:26.

Parkruns:

Gloucester City: 6 Pratik PRADHAN 1/VM45 20:47(course PB) 192 ran.

Kingsway: 114 Gary BARNES VM60 29:15 & 177 John JAMES 2/VM70 36:25. 210 ran.

Longrun Meadow: 24 Neil TAYLOR 1/VM50 20:08 529 ran.

Lydney: 1 Alex RAWLINGS 1/JM15-17 16:57(course PB), 26 Leslie DAVIS 1/VM75-79 23:44 & 33 Emma RAWLINGS 2/VW45 24:44. 119 ran.

Pomphrey Hill: 3 Gary HOPE 1/VM50 17:47(course PB). 294 ran.

Poole: 11 Chris BROWN 17:37(course PB), 23 Richard CHAPMAN-BROWN VM40 18:59, 109 Andrew BROWN 1/VM60 21:59, 522 Megan PARTRIDGE 30:10, 523 Charlie BROWN JM10 30:11, 524 Charlie PARTRIDGE JM11-14 30:12 & 563 Sandra BROWN VW60 30:54. 804 ran.

Ross-On-Wye: 9 David HOWELLS 1/VM50 20:02 & 10 John WITHERS 1/VM55 20:04. 301 ran.

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