Headcorn Half Marathon 2017

The club had a successful time at the Headcorn Half marathon on Sunday, with several runners producing personal bests, and the club winning the team prize with the lowest combined finish times of four runners. First home for the club on the fast Headcorn half marathon course was Jon Pearce, who finished in 5th place in an excellent time of 1:22:37, followed in by Richard Baker(13th MV40) who ran a personal best of 1:29:37 in 37th place, with Dean Bracken in 59th place in 1:34:02 and Paul Brasington also running a personal best in 80th place with his 1:37:16. Danyel Carter continued her rapid improvement as she knocked an impressive 13 minutes from her personal best with her time of 1:37:42, giving her 9th placed lady in the race, and Stu Nunn (40th MV40), after his personal best at the Deal Half marathon, knocked another 3 minutes off with his 1:44:44 finish.

At the latest Ashford parkrun, Paul Moses was first home for the club as he finished in 6th place and 1st MV50 in a time of 19:15, with Dan Green close behind in 7th in 19:27 and Shane Dragwidge in 8th in 19:32. Mark Attenborough ran a personal best with his 10th place finish in 19:44, Keith Haynes finished 18th in 20:53, Pat Butler was 20th and 1st MV60 in 21:24, Terry Sellen 25th in 22:02, Stu Nunn 27th and a personal best in 22:24 and Rod Kessack 33rd in 23:01. Rhian Shrimplin was the 4th lady home in 23:16, Neil Hope came home in 26:16, Steve Wellsted in 27:39, Simon Jackson in 29:05, Julie Foster in 30:53 and Claire Green in 32:37.