Representing England Andy Ind finished 65th in 2:43:38. Andy’s time was just 20s off his PB which he set 5 years ago.
Four members took part in the Abingdon marathon. Mike Wheeler (91st) and Graham Stent (155th) set new PB’s of 2:57:09 and 3:03:47. They were joined by Barry Regan (2:59:21/126th) and Mark Flitton (2:59:49/133rd).
Great South Run
Mick Cornwall completed his 30th great south run in 2:11:47 to become 1 of 7 people to have completed every race. Joining him at this years race were Hannah Rees (1:14:33), Brian Matthews (1:16:22) and Melissa Hughes (1:31:43)
The club has had a successful 2019 to date with lots of new club records been set across all areas of the club. Updated tables can be found in the following locations. Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
The final results for the junior and senior races can be found in the following locations.
Thank you to the Carnarvon family and Highclere Castle for their generosity in allowing us to run the race on their private estate.
We would also like to thank our sponsor Stryker for their generosity in supporting the race and the incredible efforts of our volunteers from the race charity MS Society UK.
A big thank you to to all members of Newbury Athletic Club who either volunteered today or in the build up to the race.
We hope everyone enjoyed the race/their post race goodies and we look forward to welcoming you back next year.
Online entries to this years race are now closed. If you would still like to join us at Highclere Castle on Sunday there will be entries available on the day, the price will be £16 and are cash only. We have a maximum number of entries allowed and once that number is reached on the day entries will be closed.
For anyone who didn’t receive the race instruction email, a copy of the instructions can be found here.
A great turn out for the club at the latest round of the road league championship at Newbury parkrun this morning. Continue reading
This Thursday (12th September) Karen’s middle distance interval training session and the road run will move to Newbury rugby club from 7pm.
The road run will be Route 1 – Racecourse. Details of the route and a schedule can be found here.