Ultra Draille Saturday 20th May 2017

Ultra Draille Saturday 20th May 2017

Neil Cloke, had an impressive performance in the Ultra Draille on Saturday, finishing in 7th overall and 3rd in his age category. On a very difficult and demanding off road course of 120km, starting at Causse -de-la-Selle in Southen France with a very early 5.30 am set off, he had to overcome unforgiving terrain and extreme climbs to the finish in St-Mathieu-de-Treviers. Cloke completed the course in an excellent time of 17hrs:18m:56s.

Ashford Summer Series 5k Friday 19th May 2017

Robert Latala warmed up for the Folkestone 10k this coming Sunday with a win at the Ashford Summer series 5k race at Victoria park. Latala finished with a commanding lead of over 2 minutes over the 2nd placed runner to finish in an impressive time of 15m:57s.

Ryan Edwards continued his excellent recent improvement to record yet another personal best to finish 3rd in 18m:35s, just holding of the challenge of Paul Moses who finished 5th and 1st Vet50 in 18m:46s, with Dean Bracken close behind in 6th place in 18m:51s.

Richard Baker, after his ultra debut the previous weekend, ran a personal best to come home 7th in 19m:12s, Robert Carpenter was 12th in 19m:46s, Mark Attenborough ran a personal best in 19m:54s, Kevan James finished in 20m:46s, Brad Bunk 21m:26s(pb), Stu Nunn in 21m:41(pb), Christine Costiff was 3rd lady and 1st Vet55 in 22m:17s, Rod Kessack in 23m:00s, Neil Hope in 24m:10s(pb), Steve Hickman in 26m:09s and Becky Hodgson in 31m:14s.

Ashford Summer Series 10k Friday 19th May 2017

In the Ashford Summer series 10k, Trevor Kay finished in 3rd place in 37m:45s, Eddie Rodger was 13th in 49m:34s and Will Whittington 14th in 51m:18s.

Out of the blue Battle 10k Thursday 18th May 2017

In very heavy rain, Jonny Wells completed the Out of the blue Battle 10k around a muddy and hilly course of Ashburnham House near Battle in a time of 42m:34s.

University of Kent 10k Sunday 21st May 2017

Jonny Wells completed his 2nd 10k in 3 days when he took part in the University of Kent 10k in hot conditions on a undulating out and back off road course. Wells completed the course in 41m:12s, with team mates, Anthony Brown finishing in 43m:07s and Rhian Shrimplin in 50m:04s.

By Keith Haynes