Peel Road Runners descended on Burton last weekend for the next event in the Burton & District Summer League for 2017 – The Burton 10k.
The race starts out close to the Queens Hospital, ventures out into the adjacent countryside and back into the town and finishes with a lap of the athletics running track at Shobnall.
Ashley Baldwin was the first Peel Road Runner male to cross the finish line with a time of 35:55mins and in 9th place overall. Behind Ashley was Michael Shelton with 41:11mins, Simon Smith 42:26mins, Darren Trueman 48:07mins, Phil Neale 48:18mins, Malcolm Bembridge 48:42mins, Tim Mudd 54:34mins, George Hope 55:25mins, Dave Fern 55:38mins, Ian Grigg 59:42mins & M Candy with 1.02:30hrs.
The first Peel Road Runner female to cross the finish line was Lisa Jones-Bignall with a time of 54:49mins with Christie Rosser right behind her with a time of 55:25mins. Sandra Ingram was next with 55:43mins, Helen Manton with 57:29mins and M Storey with 1.11:06hrs.
In the team event the Peel Road Runner mens team accumulated 204 pts from their finishing positions (A.Baldwin 9th / M.Shelton 42nd / S.Smith 54th / D.Trueman 99th) and finished in 6th place overall on the day.
In the ladies team event the Peel Road Runners team accumulated 126pts from their finishing positions (L.Jones-Bignall 40th / C.Rosser 41st / S.Ingram 45th) and finished in 7th place overall on the day.
Meanwhile, many Peel Road Runners were also participating at local Parkrun events last weekend. Over at Brueton Park, Solihull Michael Stevenson was the sole representative for the Peelers and finished his 9th Parkrun with a time of 29:16mins.
Another solo Peel Road Runner was Marcus Fairburn who ran out at the Conkers Parkrun and completed his 71st 5k in a time of 24:53mins.
It was a different story over at Kingsbury Water parkrun where many more Peel Road Runners turned out to either participate or help marshall the popular local 5k event. It was Robbie Baden who was the quickest Peeler on the day with a time of 18:56mins (5th place overall). Simon Smith was next to finish with a time of 20:19mins with Martin Joyce not too far behind with 20:53mins and completing his 49th Parkrun. Shaun Coyle was next to finish with 23:24mins followed by Darren Cotton with 25:42mins. Annie Wilson was the first Peel lady to finish with a time of 28:49mins (a new PB) ahead of Jo Insley 29:36mins and Caroline Evans 33:02mins.
Peel Road Runners meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm at the Snowdome in Tamworth.
New members are always welcome.