Sunday saw the third Cross Country event at Trent Park which was a five mile race. JONATHAN PARR came in in eighth place in a time of 27:53 and ADRIAN BUSOLINI was 25th in 29:38. They were the first two finishers from Fairlands Valley Spartans while TRACEY JACKSON 273rd overall in 41 minutes exactly; GEORGIE HOOPER 308th in 42:31 and ZOE JACKSON 359th in 45:07 were the club’s first three women.
Altogether there were 24 Spartans. 17 men and 7 women and a total of 467 finishers in the race. Male “A” teams consist of eight runners. Female “A” teams have five runners.
|8||JONATHAN PARR||27:54||27:53||SM. Team “A”|
|25||ADRIAN BUSOLINI||29:39||29:38||SM. Team “A”|
|50||NICK GILL||31:12||31:13||SM. Team “A”|
|114||STUART ARCHER||34:39||34:42||SM. Team “A”|
|132||ALEX ZHERDEV||36:02||35:26||M40. Team “A”|
|147||ROSS GALLAGHER||36:08||36:12||M40. Team “A”|
|171||MATT GIFFORD||36:59||37:01||M50. Team “A”|
|177||FRANCOIS SWANEPOEL||37:00||37:10||M50. Team “A”|
|273||TRACEY JACKSON||40:40||41:00||W45. Women Team|
|308||GEORGIE HOOPER||42:22||42:31||W35. Women Team|
|359||ZOE JACKSON||45:00||45:07||W35. Women Team|
|379||ANNABELLE WHITE||46:16||46:24||SW. Women Team|
|432||LIZ CROWLEY||51:13||51:14||W35. Women Team|
Hertfordshire Half and 10K
Happy Spartan LINDA GEORGE ran a new personal best (PB) at Sunday’s Hertfordshire Half Marathon based at Knebworth House. She finished in 2 hours 2 minutes 45 seconds (2:02:45) an improvement of 3 minutes 48 seconds on her previous best which she ran on 22nd October. MARTIN JACOB paced her finishing 780th out of the 1400 finishers in 2:02:46. They said they had a wonderful run. Linda was jumping for joy at the finish.
JIM BROWN was third man 70 plus in 2:09:54.
In the 10K, new Spartan SOPHIE PARSONS ran her race in 1:00:10 which was a new personal best beating her previous time of 1:04 set in September. She was joined and supported by PENNY SCHENKEL who finished in 1:00:18 and CLAIRE EMMERSON in 1:00:24.
Parkrun Saturday 4th November
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