ATHLETICS: Fenland Running Club talents hit the road in Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Scotland and Florida!

PUBLISHED: 12:09 01 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:09 01 November 2017

Nicky Jennings, Martin Jennings, Stuart Follen and Larissa Follen at the Cleremont Waterfront Park Run in Florida.

Nicky Jennings, Martin Jennings, Stuart Follen and Larissa Follen at the Cleremont Waterfront Park Run in Florida.


Hundreds of local runners descended on Fenland last weekend for the 32nd instalment of Fenland Running Club’s GreenThumb FEN10.

Andrew Plume was first home for Fenland in 15th place in a time of 1:01:21, Carol Bowett was first lady home, third in the FV35 category and 151st place overall in 1:21:02 (PB), Jane Clarke finished third in the FV50 in 1:25:34 and there were new best times for John Shaw, Gilly Anderson and Lucy Hicks.

Also in action was Sarah Rippon who took on the Challenge Running Stort 30-mile Ultra race in Hertfordshire, finishing 219th with a PB time of 6:29:26 and Paulina Zub, who ran the Illuminator Run 15-mile trail run near Aboyne in Scotland and finished 321st in a time of 2:45:23.

Even further afield, FRC members were in the USA at the Cleremont Waterfront Park Run in Florida.

Martin Jennings produced an outstanding run to finish second in a time of 17:32 (first MV45), Stuart Follen was fifth overall and second MV40 in 19:47, Nicky Jennings was 22nd overall and first lady to finish in a time of 23:03 and Larissa Follen was 38th and second LV40 in 27:11.

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