Recent Road Races – round up

During the recent gloriously sunny Bank Holiday Monday (7th of May) a number of Newbury AC members raced in the Shinfield 10k.  The hot conditions didn’t appear to hinder Matt Green much as he finished in an impressive 3rd place out of 786 competitors.

The race results are:

Full NAC results are below:

Matthew Green 3rd – 35:54; Steve Barnes 10th – 37:17; Nige Popplewell 48th – 41:19; Chris Pudney 66th – 42:10; Chloe Blair 95th – 43:29; Dave Wright 112th – 44:16; Martyn Staines 129th – 44:59; Steve Ferriday 135th – 45:11 & Mariama Barrie 432nd – 57:28.

Saturday 12th May saw a really good turnout for NAC at the Chieveley Chase, the first race of the Run West Berks series.

Steve Barnes (34.51) was 2nd in the mens race. Emma-Jayne Bailey (41.59) was 1st in the ladies race. Martin Walker (36.48) was 2nd Vet and Jenny Eaton (43.20) was 1st Vet (just missing out on 3rd lady overall). 

Full NAC Results:

2nd Steve Barnes (34.51), 5th Ben Wickens (36.15), 6th Michal Szczpepanczyk (36.17), 7th Mike Wheeler (36.22), 10th Martin Walker (36.48), 11th Graham Stent (37.11), 15th Nigel Poppelwell (38.24), 18th Julian Tulk (39.03), 24th Richard Kennedy (40.37), 28th Andrew Russell (41.03), 32nd Stephen Ferriday (41.36), 34th Emma-Jayne Bailey (41.59), 42nd Jenny Eaton (43.20), 62nd Brian Matthews (47.11), 74th Jill MOwatt (49.05), 77th Christopher Culley (49.35), 85th Sheilah Marshall (50.56), 112th Stephanie Smallman and Liz Harkness (58.35).

The Marlow 5 – the final race of the Berkshire AA road-running championship series was held on Sunday 13th May. Steve Elsmere was first NAC runner in a time of 28:48 for 14th overall followed by Jeff Bird 29:58; (bronze medal position in 40-49 county table);Andy McKendrick 31:02; Wayne Lillis 31:35; Ryan Hill 33:28 & Sheila Marshall 41:52.

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