Results – w/e 14 August 2022

15 August 2022 - By Jodee Mayer

Bright Lights of Purleigh

Several runners took part in this even on Wednesday, results below, but a special mention to Terry who came 2nd.

Terry Alabaster 0:45:00
Andy White 0:59:24
Geoff Reddin 0:59:24
Paul Jiggins 1:15:34
Clarice Sanderson 1:15:34
Lysia Jiggins 1:15:34


Friday Night Run

A good turnout of black and gold for this event at the Colchester Sports Park track. With temperatures hotter than the surface of the sun*, our brave runners took on 5 laps of the 1k track, and a girl with a water pistol, to complete the 5k course. (*Estimated)

Open Event

Scott Darney 19:18
Mark Austin 19:38 Club Record
Daniel Griffiths 19:48
David Carey 20:31 PB (by 1 min!)
Steven Alder 24:43
Celine Elson 26:32
Sarah Naughton 26:37
Leanne Andrews 27:38
David Grainger 28:27
Natalie Lilley 28:59
Karen Flowers 29:05
Beth Shippey 29:49
Jodee Mayer 30:13



To qualify for this race, you have to have run a sub-17min (men) or sub-21 min (women) 5k. Witham had 2 runners on the track for this race, with Pete Coates finishing 7th in a time of 15:25 – with a new PB and Club Record – and Chris Martin finishing in 17:31.


Tour of Terling – Day 1

We had three runners take on the 7.5 mile route on day 1 of this 4 day series, with Terry Alabaster finishing 6th in 1.02.02 and Chris Beazeley and Nicola Norman finishing together in 1:32:10.


Scorrier House 10k

Slightly further away, James Attenborough and David Jobling were at this 10k event in Cornwall, and finished in 56:18 and 1:01:38 respectively.


TOTW: Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. Or tried to run a track 5k in 33deg heat.



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