Press Report 31JUL17

By | 21/08/2017

Fenland Running Club’s summer season of races continued with the Littleport Leisure 10 on Sunday 23rd July, the Grim Reaper ultra marathons at Grimsthorpe Castle on Friday 28th July and the Heckington Show 10 mile road race on Saturday 30th July.

At the Littleport 10K, Paul Wiegand was 54th in a field of 218 in a time of 45:47.  Julie Garner was 156th in 58:41 and Lucy Hicks was 201st in 1:09:54.

At the Grim Reaper ultra marathons, laps of 10 miles made up 40, 70 and 100 mile challenges.  Sean Connolly had a blistering run to complete 4 laps and finish 2nd in a field of 98 in a total time of 5:55:39.  Matt Warren completed 5 laps to do 50 miles in a time of 12:26:21.

Matt Warren and Sean Connolly (L to R) at Grim Reaper Ultra

Spectacular results once again for the Club were achieved at the Heckington Show 10 mile road race.  In form Martin Jennings clinched a new PB to break under the 60 minutes goal and finished 7th overall and 1st MV45 in a time of 59:45.  Bethan Everson was 3rd Lady in a PB time of 1:11:51.  The ladies won the Ladies Team prize for the fourth time in five years with Bethan Everson, Ann Trett and Maire Kay making the team of three. Jane Green wood was 1st LV60, Carol Bowett 2nd FV35, Maire Kay 2nd FV50, Ann Trett 3rd Senior Lady, Nicky Jennings 3rd FV40 and Sarah Gauvin 3rd FV45.  Full results: Martin Jennings 7th 59:45 (PB); Stuart Follen 37th 1:09:09; Rod Sinnott 43rd 1:10:31; Bethan Everson 48th 1:11:51 (PB); Paul Wiegand 61st 1:15:33; Ann Trett 62nd 1:15:42; Maire Kay 74th 1:18:37; Paul Griffin 75th 1:18:47; Nicky Jennings 97th 1:21:13; Sarah Gauvin 99th 1:21:35; Carol Bowett 114th 1:24:15; Jane Greenwood 120th 1:26:27; Jon Rowell 139th 1:29:06; Larissa Follen 168th 1:36:20; Denise Griffin 168th 1:39:00; Aaron Petts 189th 1:42:12; Hannah Ryan 195th 1:43:20; Jo Clarke 205th 1:47:22; Lucy Hicks 212th 1:50:20.

FRC runners assembled before race.

Winning Ladies Team at Heckington

(L to R Ann Trett, Bethan Everson and Maire Kay)

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