PEEL ROAD RUNNERS took to the roads last weekend with some strong and determined performances.
Martin Hollamby continued his recent good form just up the M6 at the Stafford Half Marathon finishing in a superb time of 1:22:43 – smashing his PB by over two minutes!!
Also running the tough course at Stafford were Dave Fern in 1:46:08, Joanne Harvey with a 1:56:49, Zoe Schnepp hit her race target time of 1:50:00, Richard Finnigan with 2:04:00 & Val Lawson who crossed the line in 2:11:04
But by far the most popular Peeler to cross the finish line at Stafford last weekend was Chris Norris. Struggling with her recent form and confidence, Chris battled on and finished the 13.1 miles in 2:51:06
Stretching their legs a little further for their marathon training saw Peelers in attendance at several 20mile races last weekend. Taking the trip down the M5 to run in the Gloucester 20 were Sandra Ingram, who struggled to keep her emotions intact after finishing with a fantastic time of 3:01:20 and Stuart Hatton who continued his comeback from injury crossing the finish line in 3:12:39
A little closer to home at the Ashby20 Jenna Wilson battled through the windy conditions to finish the two lap course and be the first Peeler home in a time of 2:52:26 Not far behind Jenna was Tracey Cox who crossed the finish line with 2:53:32 Carolyne Browne was next home with 3:13:14 and Helen Manton in 3:25:57
Micheal Shelton ran at the Richmond Half Marathon, completing the course in 1:31:10hrs
In progressively wet and windy conditions down at Milton Keynes, Bob Donovan ran the Caldercotte Lakes “Week at the knees” Marathon. A seven lap loop course saw Bob home in a time of 5:22:11
Kingsbury water Parkrun saw Tim Gould as the first Peeler home in a time of 22:37mins. Tim Mudd not too far behind with 24:04mins. Next to cross the finish was Robert Hirst in 26:07mins and George Hope in 30:23mins.
Peel Road Runners meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm at the Snowdome in Tamworth.
New members are always welcome.