ATHLETICS: Martin makes a big impression for Fenland Running Club at Norwich Lord Mayor’s 5K

Martin Jennings at the Norwich Lord Mayor's 5k. PHOTO: Tim Chapman

Martin Jennings at the Norwich Lord Mayor's 5k. PHOTO: Tim Chapman - Credit: Archant

It has been another busy week for Fenland Running Club.

The club kicked off their week at the Outlaw 10k and Outlaw Half Triathlon, which involved a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike ride and a half marathon run.

In the 10k, Sean Connolly finished in sixth out of 541 runners and third in the FV40 category. Sarah Gauvin also ran well, finishing in third in the FV40 race.

In the triathlon, Stuart Follen, Alan Bird and Rod Sinnott finished in 15th place out of 78 teams.

Sarah Rippon took on the challenge as a single competitor and finished 265th.

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Twelve members then tackled the third Peterborough 5K Grand Prix Series.

Martin Jennings produced a 17:12 run to finish in first in the MV45 while Ian Milburn also triumphed in the MV70 category.

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The week culminated with Jennings, Shane Draper and Bethan Everson running in the Norwich Lord Mayor’s 5K.

Jennings impressed again, crossing the line in 17:12, whilst Draper and Everson finished in 92nd and 131st respectively.


Outlaw 10K: Sean Connolly (6th) 39:53; Sarah Gauvin (74th) 46:57; Ian King (128th) 50:40; Steve Bennington (147th) 51:46; Sally King (523rd) 1:19:28.

Peterborough 5K Grand Prix Series: Martin Jennings (10th) 17:12; Stuart Follen (51st) 19:15; Richard Hammond (78th) 20:22; Andre Pittock (87th) 20:42; Sarah Gauvin (119th) 21:54; Ann Trett (141st) 22:45; Ian Milburn (152nd) 23:04; Jane Greenwood 25:09; Larissa Follen (227th) 26:45; Dean Racey (246th) 27:54; Julie Garner (258th) 28:36; Lucy Hicks (263rd) 29:22.

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