[Updated] Hot and Sunny for Folkestone Running Club’s 36th Ten Mile Race

Folkestone Running Club had success with their 36th annual ten mile race, of which was fully booked, with 704 runners taking part. The race started and finished at the green in Hythe, and went through to the lower sandgate road park for the turnaround point.

Overall winner was an out of county runner from Swansea Harriers, Will Munday, running in 56:05. He obtained over a two minute victory in front of the second placed runner. The first lady back was Liz Weeks of Tonbridge AC, obtaining a time of 1:07:23.

Whilst many of the club runners were marshalling, the club did have their own successes for those that ran. Stephen Male came in sixth place, obtaining a time of 1:00:21. Phil Hoyland came in at 1:05:39. Third lady back was the club’s Emma Creasey at 1:09:18. Next was Kevin Newman at 1:10:58, Richard Fowles at 1:17:55, Kirsty Wilson at 1:19:26, Emily Chambers at 1:20:22 and finally Danielle Ingleson at 1:24:28. Well done to all the runners who took part, as the conditions were rather warm. Next week members from the club will be heading up to the great London marathon.

Following on from the excitement of the ten miler, the following day came some personal best (PB) achievements at the local Parkrun event. Results were as follows:

  • Ian McGilloway – 18:37 (3rd place)
  • Jamie Slater Whitham – 18:41
  • Dave Gillett – 19:54
  • Stuart Erskine – 20:07
  • Deborah Jeffery 20:57 (2nd lady)
  • Rob Hill 21:16
  • George Rigby 21:46 (PB)
  • Chris Woolgar 22:17
  • Simon Coffey 22:24
  • Vicky Green 24:09 (PB)
  • Ivana Collier 24:13 (PB)
  • Arthur Rigby 25:02 (PB)
  • Carolyn Lewis 25:04
  • John O’Hara 25:13
  • Luke Fowles 25:21
  • Richard Fowles 25:21
  • Tony Scott 25:44
  • Aldous Hoskins 25:50
  • Catriona Watts 26:46
  • Hazel Green 26:46
  • Neil Adams 27:50
  • Julie Gibbs 28:29
  • Kirsty Gardiner 30:30
  • Diane Parsons 32:27
  • Deirdre Coombs 32:39
  • Kate Lancefield 33:21
  • Lynsey Tighy 35:48

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