Easter parkrun activity

Easter parkrun activity

On a lovely sunny Easter Saturday, we had runners at Peterborough, Huntingdon, Torbay and Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Apart from adding a T and Q to our parkrun A – Z challenge, we got more PBs and added a new member to the parkrun family. 

Boston Half Marathon

Boston Half Marathon

Our Reachel was at Boston for her Half Marathon. She finished in a time of 2.35.13 fully deserving of her medal, bath & cake.    

Rutland Half Marathon

Rutland Half Marathon

6 of our ladies entered the Rutland Half Marathon. 5 of them had not run a Half Marathon before and had in fact only started running last April. That is impressive! Their times were Amy (1.58.33), Annika (2.27.37), Dani (2.29.21), Nikkita (2.29.51), Hilary (2.41.15) and 

Sheffield Half Marathon

Sheffield Half Marathon

Helen was completing her second Half Marathon of the year up in Sheffield. Accompanied by Andrea who is due to run the London Marathon in 2 weeks, Helen cruised home to a PB of 2.40.37. Well done Helen!

Peterborough Marathon

Peterborough Marathon

The first Peterborough Marathon took place on Sunday 14 April 2019. Despite the late announcement, we had 2 of our runners enter for what was their first ever Marathon. Both girls did us proud with Laura saying it was the hardest thing she has ever 

Lincoln, Cambourne, Sandy plus more parkrun PBs

Lincoln, Cambourne, Sandy plus more parkrun PBs

This weekend saw our runners out doing the Lincoln 10k, the Cambourne 10K and the Sandy 10 Mile. There were a few of us with injuries who couldn’t take their place but those that did get out and race, did us proud as ever. Ken 

More parkrun & 10K PBs this weekend

More parkrun & 10K PBs this weekend

This weekend saw Mark knock over 3 minutes off his parkrun PB finishing in 30.19 – those 5K Improver sessions are paying off. Jean also got a parkrun PB with 37.41 while indulging in a bit of parkrun tourism at York Racecourse – well done 

London Landmarks Half Marathon

London Landmarks Half Marathon

Two of our runners were down in London taking part in this very popular event. For Amiee it was her first Half Marathon. In fact, 2 months ago when she joined the Club, she had not run more than 5k and so to finish 21K 

Stanwick Lakes 10K

Stanwick Lakes 10K

This week saw some of the group who started our beginners programme last September, take part in their first 10K race alongside some of our race regulars. Kim, Caroline, Mark, Jo, Lorraine & Dani were all 10K First Timers who enjoyed their trip to Stanwick 

Another weekend of PBs

Another weekend of PBs

This week we had runners in Rushcliff, Peterborough, London & Ely (Duathlon). There were unofficial (on account of there being no event timing) 10K PBs for Gavin (47.32), Linda (sub 55), Helen & Aimee (60.50) at the Stroke Association’s 10k at Peterborough.