Hastings Runners Weekend Round Up – 14/15th August

Some excellent performances from club members currently training for various marathons coming up, as well as some quick times from those who prefer the 5 kms parkrun distance.

7 took part in the Lydd 20 miler on Sunday which attracted a field of 354 runners, led home by Charles Bowley in a time of 3.11.57, followed by Luke Evans 3.16.16; Jo Lambourne 3.23.58; Richard Roethe 3.27.16; Sarah Marzaioli 3.47.37 (1st FV70); Jessica Cull 3.58.59; Allison Tanner 5.30.54. The Lydd 1/2 marathon saw excellent runs from Kieran Price with a PB time of 1.29.41, Ben Park 1.38.26 and Richard Cross 1.58.02.

Meanwhile on Saturday no fewer than 59 club members went parkrunning; 31 of them at Hastings where star junior Finlay Goodman had a superb run to finish 4th in an impressive time of 17.30.

Well done also to Martin Snape (19.19), Simon Linklater (20.04) and Jon Smalldon (22.23) who all recorded PBs. Helen Brown was the first lady finisher at Watermeadows parkrun in Towcester, clocking 26.26 on the off-road course, whilst club chairman Nick Brown’s time of 21.18 gave him the highest age graded score (78.01%) in the field.

Sue Rae also produced the highest age graded score at Bedgebury parkrun (80.95%) with a time of 23.58 on the undulating course in Bedgebury Pinetum.

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