Midnight Marathon Sunday 25th June 2017

Midnight Marathon Sunday 25th June 2017

Daniel Green placed an excellent 17th in the Midnight marathon last Sunday in South Wales.  Green took part in the very difficult off road marathon over the Brecon Beacons with a 4800ft ascent across the course, the runners starting at the unusual start time of 5.30 in the evening,  having to complete the course by midnight, he finished the course in 4hrs:45m:33s.

Bewl 15  Sunday 2nd July 2017

In hot conditions, Johnny Wells was first home for the club at the Bewl 15 race, which is a challenging multi terrain race of 15 miles around the  Bewl water reservoir.  Wells came home in an impressive 79th out of over 800 runners in a time of 1hr:49m:13s, with Robin Butler finishing in 105th place in 1hr:52m:51s, Christine Costfiff 357th in 2hrs:16m:36s, Gill O’Connor 367th in 2hrs:16m:56s, Stephen Hickman 590th in 2hrs:37m:04s and Helen Weeden 698th in 2hrs:49m:24s.

Cliff Woods 5 miler  Sunday 2nd July 2017

Scott Lynch showed once again his strength across all the distances with a 8th place finish in the Cliff Woods 5 miler on Sunday.  Lynch(MV40) completed the course in a excellent time of 31m:37s,with Adrian Moody(MV50) finishing 20th in a time of 35m:12s.

Great Newham 10k Sunday 2nd July 2017

Julie Foster completed the Great Newham 10k in a time of 1hr:12m:53s.

East Kent Inter club relays Dymchurch Tuesday 27th June 2017

At the latest East Kent Inter club relays last Tuesday, the club once again had an large number of teams across the men’s, ladies and junior category’s.  The Senior men’s A team were just beaten to 1st place by only 2 seconds by South Kent Harriers,finishing the 4 legs in a combined time of 48m:49s.  Cj Lattimer ran the 1st leg in 12m:23s, Robert Latala, the quickest leg of the night in 11m:33s, Trevor Kay in 12m:40s and Jon Pearce the last leg in 12m.13s.   There were 1st place finishes for the MaleVet40 A team, Male Vet40 B team, Senior ladies B team, and the junior team in their respective category’s. The Senior ladies team finished 2nd behind Folkestone, meaning they are now level on points in their league going into the final relay at Canterbury.

By Keith Haynes

Photo credit Mark Cleworth