There was a strong turnout on Saturday morning for the regular Kingsbury Water Park parkrun. First home for the club was Mark Webster who was 12th overall in a strong 19.35 mins. He was followed by Mike Shelton in 21.19 mins then Darren O’Leary (23.16), Dave Fern (23.28), Stuart Hatton (24.24), Ash Goodman (25.00) and Sophie Galloway who set a new personal best time of 25.30 mins. Sandra Ingram was next to finish in 26.55 mins followed by Michael Stevenson (28.34), Alison Upton (28.51), Ian Grigg (29.33), Darren Truman (29.34), Ann Hill (31.31) and Sarah French (31.44).
On tour were Caroline Evans who completed the Cannock Chase event in 31.54 mins, Andrew Pickard who finished the Sheffield Concord event in 21.39 mins, Nickolas Neale finished Sutton Park in 32.39 mins and Jackie Tierney, who completed the new Chasewater event in 26.56 mins. Further afield Zoe Schnepp completed the Woolacombe Dunes event in Devon in 30.20 mins.
Last Wednesday evening the club participated in the Worthington 5 mile race. There was a strong club turnout as this was a qualifying race in the summer league that the club participates in.
Ash Baldwin was an impressive fourth overall in a time of 28.50 mins. Not too far behind Rob Mace finished in 20th overall in 30.58 mins. He was followed by Mark Webster (32.44), Andrew Pickard (35.56), Phil Neale (36.28), Donna Lancaster (41.06) and Emma Livingstone, who set a new 5 mile personal best of 42.09 mins. Stuart Hatton finished in 43.21 mins, Caroline Browne in 44.50 mins, Sandra Ingram in 46.00 mins, Alison Upton in a new personal best of 50.18 mins and Caroline Evans in 54.28 mins.
A few Peelers entered the Shenstone 10k fun run on Sunday. Malcolm Bembridge finished in 44.56 mins, Nick Barlow in 50.31 mins and Sophie Galloway in 56.11 mins. The Wyre Forest trail half marathon also took place on Sunday on a challenging course. Mark Webster finished 11th overall in a fast 1:33.57 hrs and Simon Gordon finished in 2:07.39 hrs.
Ash Baldwin finished the Peak District Ultra race in fifth place in a time of 5:10.17 hrs. This was a 29 miles across hilly terrain, well done Ash on a great achievement.
Peel Road Runners meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm at the Snowdome. New members are always welcome. Please see our Facebook page for further information.
Before the Worthington 5 mile