Brett Owler Marathon / Half Marathon / 10k – Sunday 26th November 2017
]Rik Holden completed the multi-lap, multi-terrain Brett Owler Marathon finishing 10th overall in a time of 3hrs:38m:28s as the lone entrant from the club. Filiz Salih was first home for the club in the Half Marathon in 1hr:57m:59s and finishing 66th overall and Becky Hodgson finished in a personal best of 2hrs:35m:33s.
Meanwhile in the 10k event, Scott Lynch finished 5th overall despite taking a mile long detour in a time of 48m:08s. Gill Pragnell took the honour of being 1st lady home overall, completing the course in 48m:35s. Heather Johnston finished 36th in a time of 59m:01s and Shelly Blake crossed the line in 1hr:00m37s (42nd).
The 3rd round of fixtures held at Danson Park in Bexley saw Lucy Johnstone finish 1st for the club in 26m:10s (120th), Helen Weeden followed in 27m:33s (131st), Emma Hargreaves finished in 28m:36s (140th) and shortly followed by Sue Reader in 28m:43s (142nd).
The womens team currently lie 16th (out of 21) overall after 3 fixtures.
Held in Kings Wood, Challock, the Ashford Tri Club 666 Trail run saw Dan Green cross the line in 3rd overall in a time of 49m:25s, Jon Wells followed in 4th with a time of49m:44s. Paul Moses and Chris Boyce finished 11th in 53m:00 and 12th in 53m:52s respectively and Adrian Moody completed the tough course in 55m:23s, 15th overall.
Hayling Island 10 mile – Sunday 26th November 2017
Steve Hickman travelled to Hampshire for the Hayling Island 10 mile and completed the course in 1hr:28m:17s.
Ashford Parkrun – Saturday 25th November 2017
On a rather chilly morning, 184 hardy souls braved the near sub-zero conditions with Keith Haynes finishing 1st for the club in 10th position in a time of 20m:34s.Carl Ireland set a personal best in 18th, Ricky Hickman (19th) and Paul Moses (20th) completing the top 20 in 21m:10s, 21m:41s and 21m:43s respectively.
Richard Baker finished 25th overall in 22m:07s swiftly followed by James Chapman in 22m:08s (26th) and Terry Sellen in 22m:18s (27th).Pat Butler crossed the line in 22m:42s (31st) with Rod Kessack in 23m:36s (40th). John and Ann Fidge finished in 28m:21s (100th) and 28m:53s (106th) respectively and Heather Johnston, completing tail-runner duties finished in 57m:15s.
Meanwhile, around the country, Gill O’Connor competed in the Bournemouth parkrun, finishing 74th overall in a time of 22m:40s whilst Mark Carlton took on the Folkestone parkrun and finished 23rd in a personal best of 21m:39s.
By Mark Carlton