Very well done to race winner, new member Jordan Quicke in 23:51, 4:09 better than handicap and 2nd place Iain McKean in 18:43, 3:47 ahead of handicap. Winning lady was Sarah Sapstead, improving her PB by 2:00 to 27:34, with Lee Pickersgill 3rd man, 4th overall in a PB of his own, 24:53, 1:47 faster than his previous PB. New member Leanne Royale was 2nd female, 3:18 ahead of handicap in 23:42, and Nikki Tout 3rd female, improving her PB by 1:22 to 26:48.
Fastest runner on the night was Andy Neatham in a SB 18:07, while Danny Hukin recorded a SB of his own with 18:26, and Iain’s 18:43 3rd quickest, while Liam Herbert also recorded a sub-20 minute time in a YB time of 19:51.
Quickest female was Angela Armitage, improving her PB by 1:55 to 23:07, with Leanne Royal’s 23:42 2nd quickest and Sofia Carpenter 3rd fastest in 24:43.
There were also PBs for Paul Harris, Liam Errington, Olwen Batty, Darren Emmerson, Karl Shreeve, Brian Bailey, Jane McFarlane, Dave Quicke and Claire Hyde; a SB for Monica Smithson; and, YBs for Mark & Callum Beasley, Dean Carpenter, Steve Smithson and Peter Carpenter.
Time difference between 1st-32nd finisher was 4:44 (3:52 2nd-29th) and 88% of finishers were within 2 minutes of their adjusted handicap, with 56% within 1 minute.
There will be a break now for the midweek league events in May-July that I hope you will all be able to join in and the Handicap 5k will return in August.