April 2017

 

 

 

 

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Featured events this month:

Oswestry Half-Marathon - 30 April

  Chris Perkins 2:09:09

Milton Keynes 5k - 30 April

  Jill Pittard 21:30

Monty 5k - 30 April

12 Steve Turvey 17:55 PB
15 Ben Smith 18:08  
19 Owen Drage 18:21  
31 Damian Pharoah 18:48 PB
35 Terry Moynihan 19:09  
57 Spencer Davies 20:25 PB
85 Peter Kirkhope 21:13  
90 Tommy Dempsey 21:33  
105 Rich Cawley 22:21 PB
118 Martin McHugh 23:03  
127 Katherine Plunkett 23:37  
142 Louise Myers 24:29  
181 Tony French 30:16  
185 Tracey Cox 32:38 PB
186 Kelly Parker 32:38 PB

Team placings:

Men overall - 4th
Men masters - 3rd
Women overall - 6th


Southampton Marathon - 23 April

228 Steve Damms 3:44:52

Blackpool Marathon - 23 April

29 Terry Moynihan 3:13:07 PB

London Marathon - 23 April

3129 Martin Winch 3:10:44
5809 Sarah Booker 3:27:42
6317 Clare Rowntree 3:30:00
10825 Corinna O'Connor 3:51:35
10829 Liz Pharoah 3:51:36
13659 Tom Miller 4:01:05
18428 Robert Dimbleby 4:21:37
22525 Jo Arden 4:37:44
26454 Rachel Liggett 4:53:45
32893 Emma White 5:29:14

Boston (Lincs) Marathon - 17 April

140 Dave Halford 3:40:48

Massey Ferguson Tractor 10k - 16 April

15 Steven Turvey 36:57  
32 Terry Moynihan 38:40 PB
33 Amanda Deavy 38:47 1st female
36 Owen Drage 39:31  
49 Jonathan Seed 40:14  
65 Joe Kelly 41:09  
89 Spencer Davies 42:23 PB
115 Tommy Dempsey 44:00  
124 Peter Kirkhope 44:27  
133 Sally Eason 44:58  
135 Rob Cox 45:10  
142 Sarah McNaney 45:41  
143 Amy Burdis 45:42 PB
147 Kevin Erne 45:58 PB
153 Rich Cawley 46:13 PB
160 Martin  McHugh 46:36 PB
163 Nigel McCann 46:42  
213 Brian Hewetson 50:30  
219 Louise Myers 51:29  
230 Tony Forde 52:05  
294 Linda Richards 56:17  
295 Chris Perkins 56:29  
297 Fraser Barrett 56:40  
306 Gemma Ross 57:40  
313 Chris Archer 58:19  
333 Anthony French 61:23  

Enigma Easter Eggstravaganza Marathon - 14 April

  Amy Burdis 4:21:30

Maidenhead Easter 10-Mile - 14 April

150 Mark Baker 68:01

Brighton Marathon - 9 April

383 Terry Moynihan 3:18:37 PB*
578 Damian Pharoah 3:25:36 PB
113 Corinna O'Connor 3:38:51  
1973 Tommy Dempsey 3:53:49  
3056 Mark Parker 4:12:18 PB
3445 Paul Robbins 4:18:55  
7269 Simon Sweeney 6:24:13  

Positions are gender positions

* debut at marathon distance

After marathon training in temperatures a few degrees above zero during the winter months, it was a surprise to see that summer had paid Brighton an early visit on marathon day. It was a beautiful day with clear skies, a light breeze and temperatures hitting double figures during early morning. Around 16,000 runners filled Preston Park presenting a sight I’d never previously witnessed with the sheer volume. It was well organised though, and as race time approached we were shepherded into the racing corrals based on our predicted finish times.
At 9:15, the klaxon blew and off we set. The route took us down towards the seafront, with a few return loops to ensure we could clock up the mileage. From the outset the support was amazing – it was estimated that 150,000 lined the streets to cheer us on – and I was buoyed each time I saw my family waving their posters and cheering. We reached the seafront after 5 miles or so and it was then out and back racing along the seafront, with a dip into town which gave us the opportunity to see the elite runners heading towards us at breakneck speed in the contraflow.
This was my first marathon, and despite having heard all the guidance: pace it sensibly; the race starts at 20 miles; try for a negative split; just enjoy it and aim to make it round etc etc, I’d set off doing my best impression of a greyhound with the adrenaline coursing through my veins and all sense having long since evaporated in Preston Park. I clipped the half way mark at my regular half-marathon pace. I felt invincible though, despite it being a big mistake. By the 16 mile mark I started to tire and invincibility switched to determination. By 22 miles, after an encouraging shout from Liz Pharoah, I slammed into the infamous wall.
The breeze had disappeared and the temperature was rising into the 20’s. Great for those spectating and on the beach. Not so welcome for us runners! Determination turned into despair. I made the cardinal mistake of deciding to take a short walk which then turned into the longest 4 miles of my life as I headed towards the finish line with a light jog/stagger, steeling myself with the mantra that my family would not witness me walking in the last mile. Sensibly, a large proportion of runners decided to save their efforts for another day, and 12,000 passed over the finish line, including 7 in Northbrook colours.
We all met on Brighton beach to compose ourselves, dip our toes in the still chilly sea, and utter ‘never again’ (until next time). I can only sum it up by saying ‘what an adventure’. Will I do another? Probably - Terry


Paris Marathon - 9 April

3187 Seb Jones-Brain 3:18:14

Belvoir Half-Marathon - 9 April

108 Mark Baker 1:38:51

A Coventry Way 40-Mile Off-Road - 9 April

4 Dave Halford 7:05:00  
5 Sarah Booker 7:08:00 1st female
13 Amy Burdis 7:31:00  
74 Anne Hughes 9:44:00  
75 Katy Davies 9:44:00  
96 Tara Lambert 10:22:00  
120 Cath Fenn 11:16:00  

Solihull Half-Marathon - 2 April

  Jo Arden 2:02:16

Manchester Marathon - 2 April

265 Steve Turvey 2:55:47 PB
1848 James Lacey 3:29:55  
2547 Rachel Meredith 3:42:44 PB
2984 Helen Wyatt 3:43:34 PB
3339 Liz Pharoah 3:48:55  
5702 Katherine Plunkett 4:15:21  

Centurion Grand Prix 5 Mile Race 6 - 2 April

19 Tony Hughes 33:54 1st MV60
30 Spencer Davies 36:29  
31 Katy Davies 36:44 PB, 2nd SF
34 Amy Burdis 37:10 3rd SF
52 Richard Hands 40:26  
55 Rich Cawley 40:52  
65 Anne Hughes 44:03 1st FV60
83 Tracey Cox 54:09  

Regency 10k - 2 April

157 Spencer Davies 43:06 PB
193 Peter Kirkhope 44:10  
244 Ian Paterson 45:17  
317 Amy Burdis 46:32  
366 Rich Cawley 47:37 PB
425 Charles Jones 49:07  
428 Mark Dalton 49:02  
492 Darron Handley 49:12  
585 Louise Myers 51:51  
643 Mike Cherrington 52:32  
1462 Ros Myers 67:28  
1553 Steve Damms 78:30