Latest Results 22/04/13 – Mike Gullis

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BRJ’ers returned to Erddig, Holkham, Kettering (Keelan Duffy took 1st place), March, Market Rasen Racecourse, Salcey Forest, Sandringham, Swaffham & Wimpole. No PB’s were secured at these venues. At Stratford-upon-Avon, Richard Orrell continued his new found run of form in 2022 with a 7 Sec Club 5K PB, his 3rd PB of the year so far.

At Huntingdon, which was celebrating its 9th anniversary, Ian Percy made his Club 5K Debut & Kathryn Middlehurst completed Parkrun #250.

Cambourne Junior 1 Mile
Making their Club 1M debuts, Katie & Amy Lasseter were among the 59 finishers. Katie finished in 7th position (2nd Girl U13) in a time of 00:07:10 & Amy in position 22 in 00:08:58.

Cambourne 10K
Keelan Duffy finished in 3rd position (1st MU20) of the 328 finishers missing his current Club 10K PB by just 2 seconds when compared with December 2021’s Peterborough NYE 10K. Harrison Evans, in training for October 2022’s London Marathon, secured a top 10 finish. A summary of the BRJ results is:-

NAME                      TIME                     POSITION        NOTES
Keelan Duffy            00:35:49                3                      1st MU20
Harrison Evans        00:39:32               10
Dan Ainscow            00:59:45               211
Jane Ainscow           1:12:06                 300

Brighton Marathon
Near perfect weather conditions greeted the 5 BRJ participants of the 8,290 finishers, which saw 2 Club Marathon PB’s & 2 individuals joining the “BRJ Marathon Club”. Simon Moore led home the BRJ squad followed by Nicki McMahon with a new Club PB by 6 Mins 46 Secs compared to her run at London in October 2021. Nicki is now the 10th fastest BRJ lady over the Marathon distance just 3 Mins 12 Secs behind Alice Synge in 9th place.

Despite some recent injury “niggles”, Paul Treadwell also secured a Club PB by a significant margin of 14 Mins 17 Secs over September 2021’s unseasonably hot Berlin Marathon.

Both Karen Gilchrist & Caroline Tiller successfully made their Club Marathon Debuts. The results summary is:-

NAME                  TIME         POSITION     NOTES
Simon Moore       3:27:59      886                 Age Grading Score 64.84%
Nicki McMahon    3:39:19      1,381              PB & Age Grading Score 62.66%
Paul Treadwell     4:15:08      3,716              PB & Age Grading Score 58.34%
Caroline Tiller       4:29:20      4,668              Debut Club Marathon & Age Grading Score 55.12%
Karen Gilchrist     4:36:58      5,127               Debut Club Marathon & Age Grading Score 57.01%

Great Welsh Marathon
As training for Septembers Berlin Marathon, Annette & David Newton were part of the 424 finishers. The coastal course, although scenic, was undulating & windy in places. David finished in 115th position in a time of 3:42:46 (jut 5 Mins shy of his current Club PB) & 3rd in the MV65+ Age Category (77.30% Age Grading score counting towards the Senior Running Championships) & Annette in position 193 (1st in the FV60+ Age Category) just dipping under 4 hours in 3:59:40 (Age Grading of 85.66%).

Rose of the Shires Ultra
A weekend break from running over the Marathon distance saw Kerry Surkitt participate in this Northamptonshire based 54 Mile Ultra event. The course was 28% road & 72% trail starting & finishing in Brixworth Country Park with an overall elevation of 3,794 feet. Kerry ran with a chest infection thus the second half of the event was a mix of run / walking, but despite the health challenges she successfully completed the event in position 74 from the 80 finishers in a time of 13 Hrs 4 Mins 36 Secs.