Latest Report on UK tracks

Latest Report on UK tracks

Kath and Ken in Reims, France

Kathy Ling and Ken Richards were in Reims on 15th October with Staffs Morlands Runners. Kathy posted a time of 1:12:19 for the 10km and Ken, 2:02:40 for the half-marathon. Click here for details of Staffs Morlands Trip to Amsterdam being run next year.

DECEMBER 2019

The weekend of 4th and 5th December was a busy one for the Wrekin Roadrunners:

  • Tony Nicholls took part in the 18th Cardington Cracker near Church Stretton. He completed the challenging 9 mile course with 2600 feet of ascent, in a creditable time of 1hr 25m 23 to secure 21st place.
  • Six members tackled the annual Wolverhampton 5 mile Turkey Trot. Albrighton’s Kim Brown led the group home, with a first veteran prize in a great time of 37m 40. She was followed by Sarah Hodgson in 42m 24, Ian Budd 42m 39, Ivor Denning 44m 09, Pat Adams 44m 42 and Eric Denning in 53m 17.
  • Three members completed the Helena Tipping 10k at Wrexham. Paul Thomas came in 24th place in 37m 11. Sara Rogers completed the course in 58m 00, while Clara Adams finished in 59m 12.
  • Broseley veteran Kathy Ling also made the trip to North Staffordshire to complete the Three Dales Dash multi-terrain race.

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2019

The Beirut International 10K…
…was held on Sunday 13th November. See Sarah Hodgson’s report and photos here.

  • Well done to Pat Adams for completing the New York Marathon on Sunday 6th November with a time of 5.0.55
  • Congratulations to Tony Nicholls for an excellent 3.20.10 in the Snowdon Marathon held Sunday 30th October. An excellent time on such a tough course and an overall 49th place. Check out Tony’s profile here.
  • Also, our Chairman, Ian Budd completed the Dublin Marathon in a time of 4.34.12. Well done Ian.

SEPTEMBER 2019

This month has been another busy month for the Wrekin Roadrunners, and includes some significant successes:

  • On September 25th Paul Thomas managed to come 6th overall in Shrewsbury’s Severn Bridges 10k, in a time of 38m 30. He was joined by Pat Adams in 57m 20. Meanwhile, Tony Nicholls finished third overall in 1h 09.28 in the Wrekin Wrecker.
  • Paul Ward won the Walsall 10k on September 18th in a time of 32m 56. Three other road runners (Kim Brown 52m 18), Alan Cox and Kirk Jones also completed the route.
  • On 11th September Kathy Ling completed the Lake Vyrnwy Half-Marathon in a personal best time of 2h 43.06. Paul Ward came 4th overall in the Litchfiled 10k on the same day, in a time of 32m 05.
  • On 10th September Pat Adams (56m 02) and Kathy Ling (71m 00) completed the very, very wet Tipton 10k, with Kathy taking home the prize for ladies over 60.
  • On 7th September ten road runners completed the Madeley Matchmaker 5k, with Paul Ward leading the group home on 16m 08. Following times included Paul Thomas in 18m 26, Paul Williams in 19m 55, Roy Parkes in 21m 04, Linda Edmondson in 25m 07, Wendy Searle in 25m 34, Pat Adams in 27m 01, Alan Cox in 28m 02, Kirk Jones in 29m 17 and Kathy Ling with a personal best in 33m 12. The Madeley Matchmaker on 7th September was the last race in the prestigious Telford Sexarathon series. Paul Ward, Pat Adams and Kathy Ling also managed to win their overall series age group categories.
  • On 4th September five road runners completed the Wolverhampton Half-Marathon, with Paul Ward coming 2nd overall in 1h 15.04. Ian Budd and Pat Adams tied on 2h 12.06, Denzil Martin came in on 2h 12.10, whilst Kathy Ling managed 3h 19.01. Tony Nicholls (24m 00) and Sarah Hodgson (38m 37) completed the Little Wenlock Wheeze.

STIPERSTONES FELL RACE

  • PACKWOOD 5 MILE
    Pat Adams 46.21
    Kathy Ling 1.02.08
  • TRENTHAM 10 MILE
    Denzil Martin 1.27.07
    Alan Cox 1.42.05
    Kirk Jones 1.51.07
    Kathy Ling 2.10.00
  • GOBOWEN 4 MILE
    Paul Ward 2nd 20.38
    Pat Adams 34.21
    Karen Jones 40.59
    Kathy Ling 45.39
    Carmen Glenholmes 45.51
  • TENBURY 10K
    Paul Ward 1st 33.56
    Pat Adams ???
  • STAFFORDSHIRE KNOT 5 MILE
    Paul Ward 3rd 26.45
    Ken Richards ???
    Kim Denning 41.55
    Pat Adams 45.04
    Ivor Denning 50.41
    Kath Ling 59.25
  • PARK HALL CHARIOTS OF FIRE 5K
    Paul Ward 2nd 15.58
    Pat Adams (3rd in series Over 45) 26.56
    Sara Rogers 28.25
    Claire Adams 29.00
    Kathy Ling (2nd in series over 60) 34.00
    Ian Emery 40.03
  • RACE THE TRAIN 14 MILE
    Denzil Martin 2.12.00
  • BIRCHWOOD 10K
    Pat Adams 56.16
    Kathy Ling 74.06
  • VIC MUSGROVE 5K
    Paul Ward 3rd 15.22
    Tony Nicholls 17.44
    Jonathan Wysome 20.58
    Rob Pearce 21.19
    Kim Downing 23.37
    Pat Adams 25.37
    Ivor Denning 28.49
    Kathy Ling 32.24
  • LEEK HALF MARATHON
    Alan Cox 2.19.21
    Pat Adams 2.20.21
    Kirk Jones 2.48.46
    Kathy Ling (1st Over 60) 3.06.00
  • RAGLETH FELL RACE
    Tony Nicholls 32.27
    Steve Cumberland 34.37
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