ATHLETICS: It’s Nene Park and New York for Fenland Running Club members

PUBLISHED: 09:30 08 November 2017 | UPDATED: 09:30 08 November 2017

Fenland Running Club members who took part in the second round of the Frostbite Friendly League

Fenland Running Club members who took part in the second round of the Frostbite Friendly League

Archant

Fenland Running Club fielded a weakened squad in the second round of the Frostbite Friendly League last Sunday.

Sean Connolly was the pick of their 20-strong contingent as he took 62nd place – out of a record entry of 576 runners – in a time of 32.28 at Nene Park in Peterborough.

Maire Kay was the quickest FRC lady to complete the five-mile test as she clocked 39.21, which placed her 289th overall.

Steve Bennington (336th), Stacie Youngs (445th) and Paula Connolly (562nd) all made their debuts in the series.

Another FRC member, Elisabeth Sennitt Clough, finished 57nd out of 202 competitors in the Lode Half-Marathon with a time of 1:46.33.

A host of other runners competed much further afield. Rod Sinnott (3:21.10) and Paul Griffin (3:33.33) both took part in the New York Marathon, while clubmates Denise Griffin (25.57) and Alan Bird (25.59) ran the Dash To The Finish Line 5k event which is a prelude to the main marathon.

FRC results

Frostbite Friendly League, round two: 62 Sean Connolly 32.28, 104 Tim Chapman 33.53, 144 Andre Pittock 35.40, 162 Richard Agger 35.40, 212 John Chapman 37.14, 289 Maire Kay 39.21, 294 Sarah Gauvin 39.31, 336 Steve Bennington 40.44, 364 Bob Hicks 42.10, 373 Derek Barsby 42.41, 375 Jane Greenwood 42.41, 399 Neil Bailey 43.45, 421 Carol Slater-Garner 44.37, 425 Gemma Reed 44.40, 445 Stacie Youngs 45.20, 469 Larissa Follen 46.42, 500 Gilly Anderson 48.36, 511 Cheyl Chapman 49.20, 516 Sarah Rippon 49.49, 562 Paula Connolly 58.06.

More news stories

Yesterday, 15:33

A perverted retired company director, convicted of historic child sex acts over decades, has been given a 19-year sentence of which the 79-year-old could face as long as 17 years behind bars depending on whether he is paroled.

Yesterday, 14:27

Cars are to be banned in Wisbech Market Place between the hours of 7am and 4pm as part of a re-think by the town council.

Yesterday, 14:21

A retired company director, who accused this newspaper of making up paedophile charges against him, has today been jailed for 17 years for what was described as “sickening abuse in a predatory campaign of exploitation” that lasted decades.

Yesterday, 14:48

An inspirational woman from Wisbech has raised more than £800 for charity after making a giant ball out of loom bands.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Wisbech Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy