Latest Results 23/09/19 – Mike Gullis

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Parkrun Junior 2K
2 BRJ’ers participated at Jubilee Park. No PB’s were secured.

Parkrun 5K
BRJ’ers made returns to Farfalle (Italy), Haigh Woodland, Henlow Lakes, Krakow (Slovakia), Milton Country (Course PB for Jane Farrow), Poolsbrook, Rushcliffe, Storey’s Field & Woodhouse Moor. At Ferry Meadows, Nick Harris secured a 53 Sec Club PB (#2 of 2023).

Mel Gearing, Mark Jackman, Alice Noyes, Belinda Parker & Sue Yendley made a Club Venue Debut at Thames Path (Woolwich).

At a sunny Huntingdon, Bryn Jones secured a 15 Sec Club PB (#3 of 2023) & 5 BRJ’ers made their Club 5K Debuts which were Kate Bement, Joe Jordan, Sarah Noble, Emily Polley & Adam D’Souza. Jack Hutchinson, Andrew Stevenson & Kerry Surkitt all made a Course PB’s.

Shelford 5K (Result Update)
The details of the result for this 5K posted last week was incorrect.. The correct BRJ athlete securing this new Club PB was Junior Jack Scott. Mike Gullis apologies for this oversight.

Reigate Half Marathon
Mark Sampson, making his Club 1/2 Marathon Debut, was among the 887 finishers. Mark completed the distance in position 44 in a time of 1:29:55.


Grafham Standard Distance Triathlon

2 BRJ’ers, Gilles Corby & Stuart Hathaway, were among the 102 finishers in this Standard Distance event comprising a 1500M Swim, 38K Bike & 10K Run.

This was the 2nd Standard Tri for Gilles in the space of 2 weeks & thankfully the performance issues he suffered last weekend were not evident as he finished nearly 30 Mins quicker today, mainly in the 10K Run phase. Gilles secured an Age Category podium place. Their stats were:-

NAME                 POS     TOTAL TIME        INFO
Gilles Corby         25         2:34:19                3rd MV55-59
Stuart Hathaway  30         2:36:35

ROC Wales Summer Extreme Triathlon

This extreme Tri was based around Abersoch (North Wales) the phases consisting of a pyramid of events, over a total distance of 115K & involving a total ascent of 5,825 feet, comprising:-

1,5K Sea Swim
50K Bike
6K Run up to Summit of Mt Snowdon (3,330 feet) via the toughest route
6K Run down from Summit
50K Bike
1K Beach Run

A squad of 4 BRJ’ers were among the only 129 competitors that finished this tough event. Their respective finish positions & times were:-

NAME                TOTAL TIME             POSITION
Andrea Skea          6:09:06.                         35
David Ward            7:31:32                        107
Andrew Place        7:43:39                        115
Andrew Wrench     8:37:10                        128


Swim Serpentine
Sue Ray celebrated her birthday with a 2 Mile swim in the Serpentine Lake in Central London. Of the 3,109 finishers, Sue completed the swim in position 1,928 in a time of 1:24:44 & 8th in Age Category. Sue is now the proud recipient of a London Classics medal by having completed the Swim along with the London Marathon & Ride London-Essex 100 Miles.