ATHLETICS: It’s anything but slow and uncomfortable for the leading Fenland Running Club team in Hereward Relay
PUBLISHED: 10:58 06 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:56 06 December 2017
Fenland Running Club entered eight teams in the recent Hereward Relay event.
The 39.6-mile test from Peterborough to Ely is split into four stages and attracted 111 squads in all.
‘Slow Uncomfortable Run Against The Wind’ – featuring Carly Reed, Sean Connolly, Tim Clough and Elisabeth Sennitt Clough – were the leading FRC squad in 40th place overall with a total time of 5:05.51.
The leading individual performers for FRC were Graham Millham (stage one), Martin Jennings (stage two), John Shaw (stage three) and Stuart Webb (stage four).
Other FRC team results . . .
51 ‘Rum Runners (Aaron Petts, Paul Griffin, Jac Richards, Tim Chapman) 5:11.53;
52 ‘Runstar Martini’ (Carol Bowett, Andre Pittock, Julie Garner, Stuart Webb) 5:12.59, 54 ‘The Hurricanes’ (Alan Bird, Nicky Jennings, Maire Kay, Nigel Seale) 5:12.59, 63 ‘White Rushin (Joanne Clarke, Martin Jennings, Larissa Follen, Rod Sinnott) 5:24.24, 67 ‘Tequila Runwise’ (Graham Millham, Julie Garner, John Shaw, Sarah Gauvin) 5:26.57, 82 ‘Daiquin Dashers’ (Lucy Hicks, Shane Draper, Sam Lyddiatt, Ian King) 5:40.57, 83 ‘Gin’ll Fix It’ (David Brammer, Stuart Follen, Gilly Anderson, Ian Milburn) 5:42.03.
* Martin Jennings was the sole FRC entrant in the Bedford Harriers Half Marathon. He finished 27th out of almost 1,000 runners in a time of 1:22.25 – good enough for second place in the MV45 age group.