Hadleigh Legacy 10k

Richard Baker, after his 1st place finish at the Ashford parkrun race the previous week, took on the challenge of the Hadleigh Legacy 10k run on Sunday. The race offered the runners the chance to test their stamina and endurance on one of the iconic venues of the London 2012 Olympic mountain bike course in Essex. Richard overcame the exceptionally hilly and muddy off road course around the grounds of Hadleigh castle to record an excellent time of 49:23 and 22nd place in a field of over 330 runners, 2 minutes quicker than the previous year.

At the latest Ashford parkrun, Daniel Green was the first of the club’s runners home with a 2nd place finish(1st MV40) in a time of 18:25, with Dean Bracken 6th in 19:49, Shane Dragwidge was 13th in 20:36, Mark Attenborough 16th in 20:57, Pat Butler 17th (1st MV60) in 21:06, Danyel Carter was the 1st lady with a personal best of 21:32 and Terry Sellen finished 24th in 22:09. Claire Green was the 5th lady in 23:29, Richard Baker 37th in 23:31, William Whittington 50th in 24:47, John Fidge was the 1st MV65 in 25:15, Mark Cleworth ran a personal best in 25:40, Simon Jackson finished in 27:09, Kirsty Farrant in 29:14, Anne Fidge was the 2nd WV60 in 30:02 and Julie Foster finished in 31:36.