Tyler’s great Great South Run


  • Dave Tyler – 57:07 Great South Run 10 mile PB
  • GSR PBs for Ian Merrick and Jody Stoakes
  • Parkrun V50 record for Stephen Male at Walmer and Deal Seafront 
  • Parkrun PBs for Ian Merrick and Diane Parsons

Great South Run

At the 10 mile Great South Run in Portsmouth Dave Tyler continued his impressive racing form by clocking a PB time of 57:06 and finishing 54th in a field of 20,000 runners. There were also PBs for Ian Merrick, who improved his 10 mile time by six minutes to 1:09:23, and for Jody Stoakes (1:23:24), 17 minutes faster than her previous Great South Run best. Also running was Darren Crew in 1:11:49.  

Eastbourne Duathlon

Jenny Quinn finished her first duathlon (run, cycle, run) in 1:43:41.

Parkrun cup

The Parkcup run is a knockout handicap competition where runners score a percentage of their season’s best time.

A Cup

In the first quarter final tie Lisa York scored 99.9 to make the last four ahead of Carolyn Lewis, who scored 96.2.

B Cup

The last round two ties took place on Saturday for a place in the quarter finals. Neil Trett posted a score of 92.9, but it wasn’t enough to beat Helen Francis’s 100.4. In Kevin Newman v Diane Parsons, Kevin scored 95.7 to Diane’s 104.8. Finally Nick Steele posted 98.1 for Jonathan Arana Morton to beat next week.

Parkrun round up

Folkestone parkrun  

Challenging conditions at Folkestone on Saturday morning saw Deborah JEFFERY finish first lady in 23:21 and Nick STEELE 18:08 first back for the club and third overall. Full results:     Nick STEELE 18:08, Joe BRUCE 19:34, Kevin NEWMAN 20:20, Daren WILD 21:07, Stuart ERSKINE 21:45, Christopher WOOLGAR 23:06, Richard FOWLES 23:14, Neil TRETT 23:17, Deborah JEFFERY 23:21, Vicky SCOTT 23:52, David WALBROOK 24:30, Catriona WATTS 24:38, Caroline CURTIS 25:01, Diane PARSONS 25:20 PB, Paul TAYLOR 25:34, Philip MAULL 25:41, Carolyn LEWIS 26:00, Finlay TAYLOR 26:19, Richard DYER 26:22, Levi ATWELL 26:50, Linda ROBSON 28:16, Jacob BURVILL 29:08, Deirdre COOMBS 30:22, Helen FRANCIS 30:42, Lisa YORK 31:22, Trudi CURD 32:15, Kayleigh CUMBER 35:39

Walmer and Deal Seafront parkrun

A strong run in wet and windy conditions at the exposed Walmer and Deal Seafront parkrun saw Stephen Male finish first in 17:32 taking almost 30 seconds off his own V50 course record, with Ian McGilloway finishing in second and Dan Voller in third. Also running was Victoria Green in 24:35.   Full results: 1 Stephen MALE 17:32, 2 Ian MCGILLOWAY 17:36, 3 Daniel VOLLER 19:10, Victoria GREEN 24:25

The Wammy parkrun  

Emma LONG 28:56

Newbury parkrun  

Ian MERRICK 21:12 PB

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