Kent Christmas Cracker 5 Mile

Daniel Green produced an excellent performance on Sunday in the 11th Kent Christmas cracker race with a 3rd place finish. Running on a 5 mile 2 lap course around Betteshanger country park near Deal, Daniel had a close battle with the 2nd place finisher with him finishing just 2 seconds behind in a time of 29:45. Claire Green had a good race as she finished as the 12th lady in a time of 39:22.

Dave Hunt made a long trip to take part in a marathon in the beautiful setting of Honolulu last Sunday. Starting at the unusually early time of 5am, Dave completed the course in a time of 4:28:24.

At the latest Ashford parkrun, Trevor Kay was the first of the club’s runners home as he once again ran a personal best, this time coming home in 1st place in a time of 17:32.  Dan Green finished in 4th place and 1st MV40 in 19:09, Paul Moses was 5th and 1st MV50 in 19:13, with Scott Lynch 6th in 19:26, Robert Carpenter 8th in 20:17 and Shane Dragwidge 12th in 20:57. Richard Baker was 13th in 21:06, Mark Attenborough 19th in 21:38, Terry Sellen 27th in 21:57, Andrew Taylor 27th in 22:25 and Stu Nunn knocked 40 seconds from his personal best, coming home 28th in 22:36. Will Whittington finished in 25:34, Simon Jackson in 28:55 and Julie Foster in 30:25.