Press Report 06NOV17

By | 07/11/2017

Fenland Running Club fielded a much weakened side at the second Frostbite Friendly League and slid further down the league table as a result.  With several runners still in the USA taking part in the New York Marathon, there were 20 who made it to the FFL race two at Nene Park Ferry Meadows hosted by Bushfielfd Joggers which had a record number of 576 finishers.  First man home for FRC was Sean Connolly iand first lady was Maire Kay.  New members  running their  first Frostbite were Steve Bennington, Stacie Youngs and Paula Connolly.  Results: Sean Connolly 62nd 32:28;  Tim Chapman104th 33:53; Andre Pittock 144th 35:40; Richard Agger 162nd 35:40; John Chapman 212th 37:14; Maire Kay 289th 39:21; Sarah Gauvin294th 39:31; Steve Bennington 336th 40:44; Bob Hicks 364th 42:10; Derek Barsby 373rd  42:41; Jane Greenwood 375th 42:41; Neil Bailey 399th 43:45; Carol Slater-Garner 421st 44;37; Gemma Read  425th 44:40; Stacie Youngs 445th 45;20; Larissa Follen 469th 46:42; Gilly Anderson 500th 48:36; Cheryl Chapman 511th 49:20; Sarah Rippon 516th 49:49; Paula Connolly 562nd 58:06.

Still in Cambridgeshire, Elisabeth Sennitt Clough ran at the Lode Half Marathon and finished 57th out of 201 runners in a time of 1:46:33 and 5th in her age category.

FRC members continued their ex[ploits over in the USA where Denise Griffin and Alan Bird took part in the Dash To The Finish Line 5K which was a prelude to the New York Marathon which was raced by Paul Griffin and Rod Sinnott. In the 5K Denise finished in 25:57 and Alan finished in 25:59.  In the Marathon, Rod had a great run to finish in 3:21:10 with Paul not far behind in 3:33:33.

FRC Group photo at Frostbite Race 2

Alan Bird and Denise Griffin in the 5K in New York

Rod Sinnott at mile 19 in the New York Marathon

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