Severn Athletic Club’s promising new recruit, 16 year old Alex Rawlings completed a hat trick of victories in 10 days. Following his event record win in the Pilot Inn 5K Road Race & County under 17 track mile victory, he won the mile at the Gloucester Athletic Club Open Track meeting in 4:45:8. Making up 20 metres in the last 300, he overhauled Peter Woodward(Forest Of Dean AC) to take the victory.
At the Upton Bishop Big Dipper 10K, a testing race with 90% either running up or down hill, club team captain James Rose(2/V40) equalled his 2018 podium position, finishing 3rd in 39:26. Race winner Sam Matchette(U/A) in 35:35.
At the Worcester Half Marathon, Chris Brown secured a top ten placing when finishing 9th in 1:19:40. The race won by Omar Ahmed(Birchfield Harriers) in 1:03:28, 1060 ran. Club mate Adrian England(V40) came 45th in a personal best time of 38:27 in the 10K. Race winner Simon Birch(Hinckley RC) in 32:03, 2334 ran.
Cirencester: 171 David BLACKBURN 1/VM75 32:05(course PB). 256 ran.
Crystal Palace: 4 Richard CHAPMAN-BROWN 1/VM40 19:02. 370 ran.
Gloucester North: 1 Peter STEPHENS 17:34(course PB), 31 Andrew BROWN 1/VM60 22:44, 64 David HOWELLS VM50 25:12(pacer), 83 Megan PARTRIDGE 26:28(course PB) & 164 Sandra BROWN VW60 33:22. 206 ran.
Kingsway: 12 Pratik PRADHAN 1/VM45 19:35(course PB), 23 Farook MOTA 3/VM45 21:17, 41 Marc EDGEWORTH VM40 22:54 & 54 Gregory LEYSHON 1/VM65 23:51. 271 ran.
Mallards Pike: 1 Alex RAWLINGS JM15-17 17:48, 8 John WITHERS 1/VM55 19:56, 31 Leslie DAVIS 1/VM75 24:32 & 33 Emma RAWLINGS 1/VW45 25:04. 106 ran.
Phomphrey Hill: 5 Gary HOPE 1/VM50 17:56. 310 ran.