On a cold, dark and damp Saturday morning, while most of use were still tucked up in our beds, Phil Maull and Linnaea Stockall ran their first 50 mile Ultra marathon this weekend in Chester. The course had it all from canal side tracks to big hills and Forrest running through Chester, Delmere forest, Frodsham and then back to Ellesmere Port.
Linnaea was home first in 9:34:14 (66th/500) and Phil finished in 10:00:25. (115th/500). Great conditions made for a fantastic race and great results for both runners.
On Sunday, 3 Folkestone Running Club members took part in the Dartford Half Marathon. Karla Larnder was first back for the club and first female in her category, in a time of 1:42:39. She was followed back by Caroline Curtis in a time of 1:49:59 and Anthony Scott in a time of 1:59:32.
South Norwood Parkrun
Krzysztof Klidzia was the fastest runner at the South Norwood Parkrun coming in first in a time of 18:48.
Walmer and Deal Seafront Parkrun
Vicky Scott was the fastest female runner at the Walmer and Deal Parkrun coming in first female in a time of 21:27.
East Coast Brewery Parkrun
Further afield, in South Africa, Deborah Jeffery was the second lady back in the East Coast Brewery Parkrun, in a time of 25:51
Meanwhile at home, Folkestone Running Club members were first and second overall. Henry Axon was first in a time of 16:53, with Daniel Voller in second place in 17:28. They were followed back by Prakash Gurung 17:40, Simon Ramsay 17:57, Phil Hoyland 18:27, Nick Steele 18:38, Tristan Bruce 18:58, Ian Merrick 19:00, Nicholas Bryant 19:01, Jason Herridge 22:31, David Gillett 22:35, Paul Bartlett 22:35, Ron Bell 22:45, Richard Fowles 22:46, Louisa Eede 22:48, Stuart Erskine 23:30, Jacob Henwood 23:35, Anthony Scott 23:45, Alan Randall 23:47, Darren Philip 23:49 Catherine O’Connor 23:50, Jane Wren 24:00, Anh-Van Whitby 24:21, Marie Brazier 24:35, David Botting 24:37, Philip Heathfield 24:44, Diane Parsons 24:54, Nikki Goodwin 26:15, Debbie Dunham 26:35, Deirdre Coombs 27:05, Andrew Tremain 27:18, Amy Owen 27:58, Malcolm Gibbs 28:06, Rachel Smith 28:39, Collette Windsor 28:40, Neil Adams 28:42, Kate Lancefield 29:45, Rebekah Newton 32:24, Gary Brazier 32:25, Lynsey Tighy 36:07, Kevin Whitby 38:21.