Weekend Race Results – Black & Gold!!
14 May 2018 - By Steve Hennings
Another busy week(end) of racing for the Black & Gold of Witham RC with some great results, PBs and County Team Gold (for the Ladies) & Bronze (for the men) and another Club Record for Leo Cole!!
Halstead & Essex Marathon – the lumpy one!
Where to start with the superlatives?
Putting aside the unofficial “Best Water Station 2018” & “Most acrobatic fall into a bush” awards we have the following:-
- Rachel Sweatt – Silver 2nd place Lady
- Rachel, Charlotte Elms & Tanya Cregan – Gold Team Medal
- Leo Cole – Bronze 3rd place and a new Club Record!!
- Leo, Giles Sowerby & David Stevens picked up the Bronze Team Medal.
It was Nik Bainbridge’s 1stMarathon, Haydeh Safavi’s 2ndin 2 weeks (why?) and Tracey Denby’s 11th (again, why?)!!
|David Stevens||02:58:29||11th place|
|Leo Cole||03:04:55||3rd M50-55|
|Rachel Sweatt||03:06:59||2nd place|
Baddow 10 – the slightly less lumpy one!
1stClub Champs 10 miler of the season saw some great runs on a challenging course. Mark Finbow was best placed in 8th, Steve Watson got a great PB, Aimee Brinzer limped home to one; and, Danny Connor clocked up his 2nd this week (see Maldon Summer 5k results)
Essex Summer Cross Country Series Race 1 – Hylands Park
There are few people who race as much as Ross Silverton in the club! For his first outing of the weekend he was over in Hylands Park for race 1 of the Summer Cross Country series
Colchester 10k – the flat one
Next up for Ross, and again the only club member running this year’s event
Maldon Prom Summer 5k Series Race 2 – the loopy one
Great PB’s from Danny & Sue Smith!!
|Sylvie Bullen Bell||00:28:00|
Dereham 10 – the Norfolk one