The final version of the 2019 Road Running championship table (up to the final event 15, Tadley 10 mile) is linked below for final examination/fact checking.
If there are any errors or discrepancies on this table, please respond to Conor McGrory (firstname.lastname@example.org) with:
- Details of the error and correction required.
- Details of your race/time that require correction/insertion.
- An event race results URL for verifying your result.
Any discrepancies need to be raised before Sunday the 3rd of November 2019. After this time, the table will be closed and the results will be formally published as a final version.
With final (provisional) scores counted, the following athletes lead their respective tables:
Senior Male: James Knight (99 points).
Senior Female: Victoria Duncan (40 points).
Veteran Male: Wayne Lillis (99 points).
Veteran Female: Liz Harkness (60 points).
Mike Sheridan took the V70 victory in the Chicago marathon in a fantastic time of 3:04:55, breaking the previous club record by over 2 hours.
Greenham Trust Step up 4 good 10 km
James Knight won the race in 35:46, Tobias Allen set a new PB on his way to 2nd in 36:00, Jeff Bird was 4th/1st V40 in 37:26 and Rachel Allen was 22nd/2nd lady in 44:23. Continue reading
Marathon legend Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to run a sub-2 hour marathon on Saturday 12 October 2019. This event will be televised on the BBC red button. The time of the event is TBC and viewers should check with the BBC for the exact time of the event (likely to be between 05-0900 hrs).
Loch Ness Marathon
Alexandra Bettley finished 640th with a 3:48:01
Mike Wheeler was 71st in 3:11:22 and Hannah Rees was 348th in 3:45:08
Stephen Ferriday finished 65th in 1:38:06 Continue reading
The majority of the 2019/2020 XC season fixtures are now confirmed and can be found here. Please add them to your diary.
We had a hugely successful league season with a great turn out for all fixtures last year and it would be great have that again.
Phil Marshall & E-J Bailey will automatically enter anyone who ran an Oxford Mail league race last year into the 2019/20 league.
They will also enter anyone that they have spoken directly to already, but if there is anyone who is new or returning to cross country and wants to race (it’s free for all competing members) , please let them know.
Mark Flitton completed the Berlin Marathon in 2:59.31, finishing in 2227th position.
Great Scotish Run Half Marathon
Alex Muir completed the Great Scotish Run Half Marathon held in Glasgow in 1:13:15, finishing 52nd out of 8113 runners. Continue reading
After successfully qualifying via the South East schools competition earlier in the season, three of our young athletes had the honour of representing Berkshire against the best multi-eventers in the country.
Reuben Langdon had a strong two days of competition in the senior boys decathlon, getting close to his best in all events, including a PB of 9.68m in the shot put to finish in an excellent ninth place overall.
Newbury had two athletes in the senior girls heptathlon. Despite her main discipline of pole vault not being included in the heptathlon, Trinity O’Connor had a strong showing with two PBs in the shot put and long jump to take 14th place overall. Competing in only her second ever multi-event, Bo Stewart finished a creditable 24th.
Karen’s Sunday morning hill sessions will recommence this Sunday from 9:30 at Northcroft
Solent half marathon
Laura Buchanan finished in 85th position (9th female) with a new PB of 1:32:48
New Swindon Half maratahon
Andy Ind finished in 6th position and 2nd M40 with a new PB of 1:16:32
Several members ran in the senior 10km and junior 2km race. Tobias Allen in his first 10km was 1st finisher overall. The results can be found here.