FIFTY FESTIVE FAIRLANDS

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Nearly fifty Spartans enjoyed their annual festive social run on the muddy trails of Hertfordshire to the ruins of Minsden Chapel and back on Sunday morning.  With the main group starting from Coreys Mill there was a choice of 5, 8 and 12 mile routes to suit a wide range of abilities.

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Have a look at www.fvspartans.org.uk to see what the club are doing over the Christmas and New Year period.  Why not join Fairlands Valley Spartans in 2019?

 

Parkrun Roundup Saturday 22nd December

Thirty-Five Fairlands Valley Spartans took some time out from the Christmas rush to attend Parkrun events this week. In Stevenage JONATHAN PARR was fourth overall in a time of 18 mins and 02 secs, alongside MICHAEL ANDREWS who ran a PB time, finishing as the 61st male, in 24 mins and 19 secs. Further afield, YUKO GORDON was the third woman to finish the Ellenbrook Fields event, on her first visit, in 22 mins and 16 secs, and DARRYL STEVENS ran his 100th Parkrun event on the Brockenhurst course in 45 mins and 30 secs.

Landmark runs were also recorded in Stevenage for CHRIS HOLLAND who ran his 75th outing in 24 mins and 55 secs; BARRY OSBORNE and ALISON SHELLEY completing their 45th events in 26 mins and 33 secs and 26 mins and 39 secs, respectively; RUTH REILLY finished her 30th run in 31 mins and 37 secs; and, HILARY DAVIES her 10th in 35 mins and 28 secs.

Finishing in the top 100 ladies in Stevenage, VERITY FISHER was the 17th in 26 mins and 02 sec, CATHERINE CRAIG was 42nd in 29 mins 21 secs, MELANIE BUTT 58th in 31 mins in 25 secs, and NIKI PLUMB 76th in 33 mins and 48 secs. Top 100 men saw DANNY SCANLON finish as the 15th in 20 mins and 47 secs, CRAIG BACON as the 30th in 22 mins and 08 secs, TIM SABAN in 22 mins and 10 secs, MARTIN DUDLEY in 22 mins and 29 secs, GARETH COWELL in 23 mins and 39 secs, DAVID SCOTT in 23 mins and 42 secs, JONATHAN JONES in 23 mins and 56 secs, STEPHEN SMITHSON in 24 mins and 09 secs, DANIEL SUTTON in 24 mins and 44 secs and CHRIS HOLLAND, finishing 72nd, in 24 mins and 44 secs.

Outside the local event, KEN JUDE, TIM ROBINSON and ANDY JAY ran times of 27 mins and 31 secs, 28 mins and 06 secs, and 29 mins and 21 secs respectively; ROWENA RUTLEGE completed the Gunpowder course in 27 mins and 21 secs; and, JOHN ROXBOROUGH attending the Bedford course for the first time in 22 mins and 15 secs.

 

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Parkruns Saturday 22nd December

 

Parkrun Pos Gen Parkrunner Times Notes
Bedford 45 40 John ROXBOROUGH 0:22:15
 
Stevenage 4 4 Jonathan PARR 0:18:02
  16 15 Danny SCANLON 0:20:47
  32 30 Craig BACON 0:22:08
  33 31 Tim SABAN 0:22:10
  38 36 Martin DUDLEY 0:22:29
  54 48 Gareth COWELL 0:23:39
  55 49 David SCOTT 0:23:42
  61 54 Jonathan JONES 0:23:56
  66 58 Stephen SMITHSON 0:24:09
  69 61 Michael ANDREWS 0:24:19 PB!
  78 69 Daniel SUTTON 0:24:44
  83 72 Chris HOLLAND 0:24:55 75th
  108 17 Verity FISHER 0:26:02
  119 101 Steven DOBNER 0:26:32
  120 102 David PATTMAN 0:26:33
  121 103 Barry OSBORNE 0:26:33 45th
  123 19 Alison SHELLEY 0:26:39 45th
  130 109 Jim BROWN 0:27:11
  152 123 Paul HOLGATE 0:28:10
  167 132 Paul JENNINGS 0:28:41
  180 42 Catherine CRAIG 0:29:21
  209 58 Melanie BUTT 0:31:25
  213 61 Ruth REILLY 0:31:37 30th
  214 153 Nick WITCOMBE 0:31:38
  234 161 Roger BIGGS 0:33:27
  237 76 Niki PLUMB 0:33:48
  248 84 Hilary DAVIES 0:35:28 10th
  289 110 Karen BROOM 0:54:28
 
Gunpowder 82 20 Rowena RUTLEDGE 0:27:21
Brockenhurst 193 107 Darryl STEVENS 0:45:30 100th
Panshanger 127 108 Ken JUDE 0:27:31
148 122 Tim ROBINSON 0:28:06
173 141 Andy JAY 0:29:21
Ellenbrook Fields 29 3 Yuko GORDON 0:22:16

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