Peel Road Runners had their annual Club Presentation night at the Bolehall Manor Club last week to recognise the achievements of the clubs members through the 2016/17 running season. The awards were presented as follows:
Best Male Runner: Martin Hollamby
Best Female Runner: Tricia Bunn
Best Male Veteran 40-50: Craig Smith
Best Female Veteran 35-45: Tracey Cox
Best Male Veteran 50+: Dave Fern
Best Female Veteran 45+: Carolyne Browne
Most Improved Male: Michael Shelton
Most Improved Female: Carolyne Browne
Most Promising Male: Robbie Baden
Most Promising Female: Hannah Jenkins
Male Club Person of the Year: Martin Hollamby
Female Club Person of the Year: Sandra Ingram
Marathon Award: Robert Donovan
Presidents Award: Val Lawson
Back on to this years events, Robert Donovan kept up his personal marathon challenge by running at the Pheonix Goonie Run held in Walton on Thames, London. ‘Bob’ crossed the line with a time of 5:44:37hrs.
Representing the Peel Road Runners at the Aldridge 10k at the weekend were Helen Manton & Chris Norris. On an undulating (hilly) course the ladies finished with times of 58:54mins for Helen and 1:17:25hrs for Chris
Ashley Baldwin was out running in Oxford at the Heyford Park Half Marathon. Held on the Heyford Park Airbase in the Cherwell Valley, Ashley must have been inspired by all the flying machines as he flew around the half marathons 13.2 miles and finished with a superb new PB of 1:22:02hrs
Peel Road Runners were at the weekly 5k Parkrun events last week:
At Kingsbury Parkrun Tim Gould lead the Peelers home with a time of 20:15mins. Behind was Tim Mudd in 23:54mins, Shaun Coyle with 24:02mins, Allan Williams with 27:55mins. The first lady Peeler home was Laura Bowyer with a time of 28:47mins. Following Laura home was Liz Morgan 28:58mins, Natalie Clamp 32:22mins, Hannah Jenkins 32:29mins, Sophie Galloway 32:31mins, Sandra Ward 33:38mins, Muriel Storey 36:09mins, Rebecca Sewell 36:10mins and supporting the new members across the line was Darren Truman with 42:44mins.
Robert Hirst was over at the Perry Hall Parkrun and finished in 37th place with a time of 24:12mins.
Good luck to all Peel Road Runners running at the Washlands Relay race in Burton on Trent on the 14th June – Race #3 of the Burton and District Summer League (BDSL) 2017.
Peel Road Runners meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm at the Snowdome in Tamworth.
New members are always welcome.