Club News Race Results


Festive maybe but for some it was fast.  ANDREW PATTERSON won the race in just 26 minutes 34 seconds.  And second was SIMON JACKSON in 28 minutes 26 seconds. 

HAZEL SMITH ran a new personal best of 40 minutes 53 seconds, an improvement by 1 minute 27 seconds, and NICK KLEANTHOUS a new PB by 6 seconds with 42:13.  Not bad considering both were dressed as Santa’s helpers. 

JIM BROWN and PENNY SCHENKEL ran together with Jim in 111th place winning the trophy for first man 70 plus with 47:06 and Penny 112th in the same time. 

Festive Spartans!
Pos Cat Pos MF Name Chip Time Cat AG% Comments 
Andrew PATTERSON 26:34 MV40 84.3% Winner 
Simon JACKSON 28:26 MV40 81.9% Second 
61 22 Hazel SMITH 40:53 FV45 65.8% PB (1:27) 
71 44 Nick KLEANTHOUS 42:13 MV60 62.0% PB (6 seconds) 
111 65 Jim BROWN 47:06 MV70+ 60.8% 1st MV70 
112 14 47 Penny SCHENKEL 47:06 FV45 59.6%  

Herts Santa Run 

In the Herts Santa Run over 10K MIKE JEFFS was third senior man and fourth overall with 44 minutes 37 seconds while JONATHAN JONES and DZENANA TOPIC were 29th and 30th in the 5K with 37:20 and 37:21.  Dzenana was third in her age category. 

Santa Canta 5K 

Spartan JOHN HARRIS was first reindeer in the North Herts Road Runners Santa Canta in Letchworth.  He was joined by TRACY PEZ and YUKO GORDON. 

John, Tracy and Yuko being very festive!

British Masters 5K Championships 

Spartan YUKO GORDON won Gold in the women aged 70 plus (W70) category at the British Masters 5K Championships in Battersea Park, London on Sunday.  Her time of 22 minutes 9 seconds was ahead of the W65 winner.  The field was very strong and the fastest was 15:01 by a man 40 plus (M40) and the oldest was 85+ years old. 

Goodwood Marathon 

GRANT RAMSAY ran the Goodwood Marathon in 3 hours 5 minutes 52 seconds a significant improvement on Bedford in 3 hours 16 minutes and Milton Keynes in 3 hours 22 minutes earlier this year.  He aims to run a sub 3 hours over 50 marathon next year. 

Parkrun – 3rd December 2022 

For the full consolidated results for Spartans at their stripey parkruns please click the following link – Consolidated Results for 3rd December 2022