BRJ Results 21/12/20 – Mike Gullis

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Parkrun Junior 2K
Katie Lasseter in a return to Jubilee Park was the sole BRJ Junior in action. No PB was secured.
Parkrun 5K
There were BRJ returns to Fountains Abbey, March, Pocket, Rutland Water, Storeys Field & Whittlesey. No PB’s were secured at these venues.
At Kettering, Keelan Duffy put in yet another strong performance (00:16:35) to take the Runner-Up position. This was a new Club 5K by a margin of 27 Secs (#8 of 2021). Keelan moves up to 4th place in the list of fastest BRJ Men over 5K, some 30 Secs behind 3rd placed John Uff.  Wiliam Dales, still improving after a recent injury, took the 3rd place overall, just shy of his current Club PB.
At Teignmouth Promenade, Tim Phillips made a BRJ debut earning a 1 Min 18 Sec Club PB (#3 of 2021).
At Huntingdon, Gerry Pye secured a 3 Sec Club PB (#3 of 2021), Iain Drylie made his Club 5K Debut, whilst Rebecca Ainscow achieved a course PB.
Olympic Park 10K
Felicity Baillie continued her excellent run of form, completing this race as Runner-Up Woman in a time of 00:39:21 in position 17 overall of the 215 finishers.  Her new 10K time represented a 2 Min 36 Sec improvement compared to that set at Bedford back in September. This PB was #7 of 2021 promotes her to Runner-Up position in the 2021 Woman’s “Most Road Run PB’s” competition & now just 1 PB shy of the current leader, with just a few days to go before this competitions conclusion.
Felicity is now 3rd fastest BRJ Woman over 10K, beating Shelley Duffy’s time by 9 Secs & is now just 44 Secs behind the time set by the current 2nd place holder (Sabrina Crothall).
Waterside (Grafham) 10 Miles
Foggy, damp & cold conditions faced the 141 finishers in a course centred on Grafham Water. New member, Joseph Emery, lead home the BRJ squad in 5th place, just failing to secure a Age Category podium place whilst Tom Brand also made his Club 10 Mile debut. The summary of the BRJ results is:-
NAME                     TIME          POSITION
Joseph Emery         1:02:31      5 (Debut Club 10M)
John Parker             1:19:57      53
Tom Brand               1:38:37      116 (Debut Club 10M)
Gerard Baker           1:39:27      122