Press Report 08MAY17

By | 12/05/2017

The Fenland Running Club Spring Marathon programme culminated with the Halstead and Essex Marathon on Sunday.  A challenging undulating marathon in the rolling North Essex countryside started with perfect conditions but half way through turned hot in the midday sunshine.  In a field of 390 finishers, Ellen Connolly finished 123rd in a new PB time of 3:49:37 and Carol Bowett running her first ever marathon was 265th in 4:30:50.

                       

Carol Bowett and Ellen Connolly at 4 miles at Halstead and Essex Marathon

In the Sleaford Striders Half Marathon, Tim Chapman was 33rd in a similar sized field of 392 runners with a time of 1:31:45 and Gilly Anderson finished 351st continuing her steady improvement with a new PB time of 2:19:56.

                 

Gilly Anderson and Tim Chapman at the Sleaford Striders Half Marathon

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