Helen Weeden was first home for the club and broke her personal best in Worthing Half marathon on Sunday. Run on a fast and flat course around the seafront of Worthing, Helen came home in 874th and 37th in her age category in a time of 1:57:18, with Eddie Rodger close behind in 1:58:57, Steve Hickman in 2:01:19 and Sue Reader, now in training for the Brighton marathon in April, finishing in 2:05:37.
With the spring marathon season not far away, two club members, Mark Carlton and Stu Nunn, used the Deal Marathon on Sunday as part of their build up to the Brighton marathon. On the very undulating course around the villages of Betteshanger, Sutton, Ripple, Langdon and Martin Mill, Mark Carlton broke his personal best as he was first home for the club in 106th place in a time of 1:46:53, with Stu Nunn knocking an impressive 7 and a half minutes from his personal best as he came home 114th in 1:48:14, with Rhian Shrimplin finishing 153rd in 1:53:51.
At the latest Ashford parkrun, Paul Moses was first home for the club in 5th(1st MV50) in a time of 19:30, Paul Brasington was 14th in 21:27, Terry Sellen 16th in 21:35, Dean Bracken 19th in 22:24, Richard Baker 20th in 22:35, Mark Attenborough 21st in 22:41, William Whittington 37th in 24:34, Danyel Carter finished 61st in 27:37, Sue Reader 62nd in 27:37 and Julie Foster finished in 33:18.