Fenland Running Club runners finish 2016 with top performance in Ely New Year’s Even 10k

PUBLISHED: 14:32 03 January 2017 | UPDATED: 14:40 03 January 2017

The Fenland Running Club team that ran the Ely New Year's Eve 10k.

The Fenland Running Club team that ran the Ely New Year's Eve 10k.


Twenty-five Fenland Running Club members saw out the year doing what they do best – hitting the road for a 10km race.

FRC's Jane Greenwood at the Ely New Yea'rs Eve 10k.FRC's Jane Greenwood at the Ely New Yea'rs Eve 10k.

The local runners made the short trip to Ely for the annual Ely New Year’s Eve 10k, which saw over 600 runners go head-to-head on a chilly morning in East Cambridgeshire.

Martin Jennings was first home for FRC in 17th place, scooping the MV45 age group title with a time of 38 minutes and three seconds, while Jane Greenwood took first prize in the FV60 category and 256th place overall with her time of 50 minutes and 51 seconds.

Ian Milburn and Maire Irlam finished in second in the MV70 and FV50 races respectively, and Rod Sinnott, Bethan Everson, Ellen Connolly and Nicky Jennings all came fourth in their categories.

Full results: Martin Jennings 17th 38:03; Rod Sinnott 32nd 39:17 (PB); Sean Connolly 35th 39:34; Tim Chapman 59th 41:13; Bethan Everson 60th 41:23; Graham Milham 69th 41:49; Claudia Milburn 111th 44:16 (PB); Ellen Connolly 152nd 46:08; Maire Irlam 159th 46:19; Nicky Jennings 160th 46:38; Ian King 161st 46:23 (PB); Carol Bowett 187th 47:11; Ian Milburn 196th 47:41; Jay Gilbert 240th 50:25; Jane Greenwood 256th 50:54; Ann Trett 299th 52:13; Sarah Gauvin 336th 53:46; Michelle Gilbert 377th 54:34; Denise Griffin 404th 56:24 (PB); Joanne Clarke 424th57:57 (PB); Gilly Anderson 477th 1:00:22 (PB); Sharon Bird 472nd 1:00:10; Carol Slater-Garner 486th 1:00:49 (PB); Sally King 604th 1:22:09; Jayne Sinnott 605th 1:29:00.

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