Sunday saw the start of Fenland Running Club’s new Club Championships series of six races with the local Eye Community Runners 10K attracting 20 FRC Club members to race in the mid-day sunshine. In a sell-out event with 507 finishers, Andrew Plume was first man home for FRC in 8th place overall and shaved two seconds off his previous PB to finish in 36:06. Graham Milham knocked 15 seconds off his PB, Rod Sinnott took 30 seconds off his PB, Richard Agger took almost a minute off his PB, Aaron Petts knocked over two minutes off his PB and Carol Slater-Garner finished tantalisingly close to a sub-60 with a new PB of 1:00:12. Martin Jennings finished 13th overall in 36:51 which earned him the 1st MV45 prize. First lady home for FRC was Claudia Milburn in 44:48, followed by Sarah Gauvin as 1st FV45 in 45:49 and Maire Irlam as 2nd FV50 in 46:43. Jane Greenwood continued her superb run of form and also picked up the prize of 1st FV60 in a time of 52:06, Ian Milburn was 2nd MV70 in 47:38. There were more awards for FRC as 3rd Mens Team in the form of Andrew Plume, Martin Jennings and Graham Milham and as the 3rd Ladies Team in the form of Claudia Milburn, Sarah Gauvin and Maire Irlam. Full results: Andrew Plume 8th 36:06 (PB); Martin Jennings 13th 36:51; Graham Milham 37th 41:07 (PB); Rod Sinnott 42nd 41:29 (PB); Stuart Follen 47th 41:53; Richard Agger 72nd 43:35 (PB); Tom Richards 85th 44:43; Claudia Milburn 86th 44:48; Sarah Gauvin 99th 45:49; Nigel Seale 112th 46:22; maire Irlam 121st 46:43; Paul Wiegand 127th 47:01; Ann Trett 134th 47:27; Ian Milburn 138th 47:38; Nicky Jennings 165th 49:13; Jane Greenwood 224th 52:06; Sam Lyddiatt 230th 52:31; Aaron Petts 268th 54:41 (PB); Julie Garner 346th 59:02; Carol Slater-Garner 360th 1:00:12 (PB).
Team FRC before start
3rd Ladies Team; L to R Claudia Milburn, Maire Irlam, Sarah Gauvin.