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Results from March 5k Handicap

Rob Doe and Victoria Brett take the wins

Many thanks to the 14 Spartans taking part in last night’s 95th running of the club Handicap 5k. A big thank you also to Ian Alexander and Jim Brown for their much appreciated support with the start and finish.

Race winner in a new PB time of 24:15 was Rob Doe, followed by Lee Pickersgill in a new PB time of his own of 25:00, with Craig Halsey 3rd in an excellent 16:42, the fastest Handicap 5k time recorded in 4 years, just 9 seconds from Chris Hilton’s 2012 course record time.

Winning lady was new member Victoria Brett in 29:50, 1:25 quicker than handicap, with Verity Fisher 2nd in 24:05, 0:25 better than handicap and Bernadette Millwood 3rd in 30:45.

Fastest runner on the night was Craig, with James Kilroy 2nd quickest in 21:31, 1:09 ahead of handicap, and Mark Goodwin 3rd quickest in 22:23.

Verity was quickest lady, with Victoria 2nd fastest and Bernadette 3rd.

There was also a PB for Tim Robinson, 4th overall, in 22:37 and year best times for Martin Dudley, 23:17 and Peter Carpenter 31:22.

Time difference between 1st-13th finisher was 5:22 and 80% of finishers were within 1:25 minutes of their adjusted handicap.

The last Handicap 5k before this year’s Midweek League will be on Thursday 21st April 2016.

Best regards


March 5k Handicap Results

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