More marathons, more races and more fun!!

Saturday saw a group of trail runners take part in the Maverick Adidas Terrex Original Kent 2022. All our runners competed in the long course event that was 23km and an elevation gain of 391m. First back for FRC , 20th overall and 4th Vet 40 male was Neil Trett in 2:04:50. First lady home was Linnaea Stockall in 54th place and 5th Vet 40 female in 2:15:45 with Carolina Curtis next in 87th place in a time of 2:29:56 and 4th Vet 50 female, Karla Lardner in 100th place finishing in 2:38:30, 10th Vet 40 female and Sylwia Tokarska in 117th place 11th Vet 40 female in 2:51:18. An excellent effort by everyone, well done!

On Sunday there were plenty of FRC’ers in action . Gary Brazier took part in the Maidstone Duathlon completing the event in a time of 1:46:08 and finishing first Vet male 50. It was also Gary’s first attempt at the event . While Jane Wren and Alan Randall took part in St Clare’s Hospice 10k in Epping Forest. Jane finished in a PB of 48:44 and first Vet female 55 while Alan also achieved a PB in 48:41. In Ashford James Springett took part in the Pod Plus Kent Spring Half marathon. He came 12th overall and 7th vet male 40 in a time of 1:35:53.

Several Folkestone runners braved the unexpected heat at the Brighton Marathon. First home in a fantastic time of 2:42:30 and in 23rd place out of 8290 was Henry Axon. This knocked 4 minutes of of his previous best time. A stunning effort. He was followed home by Greg Dixon competing in his 2nd marathon in 8 days in 3:38:31; 50 secs faster than Manchester the Sunday before. The remaining runners were Clare Dunn 4:16:31, Philip Heathfield: 4:27:02, Andrew Tremain: 4:27:12, Jennifer Quinn: 4:30:57, Simon Burvill: 4:35:51, Amy Owen 5:00:48. Massive congratulations to all of you.

Park run results from this weekend are as follows:

Folkestone :Joe BRUCE 00:17:41 Tristan BRUCE 00:18:41 Krzysztof KLIDZIA 00:19:11 Will JARVIS 00:19:17 Rob COLLIER 00:19:36 Nick STEELE 00:20:50 Oliver COLLIER 00:22:04 Paul BARTLETT 00:22:07 Vicky SCOTT 00:22:10 Daren WILD 00:22:22 Catherine O’CONNOR 00:23:02 Kevin WHITBY 00:23:22 Hazel GREEN 00:23:31 Dominic WOOLFORD 00:23:41 Rob HILL 00:23:42 Stuart ERSKINE 00:23:53 Bex BELL 00:24:03 Liam CUMBER 00:24:28 Christopher WOOLGAR 00:25:33 Kirsty WILSON 00:26:41 Debbie DUNHAM 00:27:30 Kirsty GARDINER 00:27:31 Hayley TURRELL 00:27:47 Richard DYER 00:28:09 Anh-Van WHITBY 00:28:13 Gary BRAZIER 00:28:20 Jason HERRIDGE 00:28:50 Maria FELICETTI 00:31:39 Ellen HILLS 00:33:02 Margaret WHITHAM 00:33:22 Brian DAVIS 00:37:11 Kayleigh CUMBER 00:43:00 Pollok, Glasgow: Clive Allan  Queen Elizabeth: 00:34:10 Deborah Jeffery 00:23:37 Walmer and Deal: Daniel Voller  00:17:51 Ian Merrick  Seaford :00:19:00 Henry Axon  00:23:34 Amy Owen  00:31:50