Weekly Round Up – 26th August 2019

The Kingsbury Water Park parkrun on Saturday was well attended in untypically warm conditions for a bank holiday weekend!

Mike Shelton led the Peelers home in 15th overall in a time of 20.36 mins. He was followed by Phil Neale in 21.32 mins then Nick Barlow (22.55) who finished just ahead of Darren O’Leary (22.58). Dave Fern was next in 23.59 mins then Tim Mudd (25.52), Stella Martin (29.20), Ann Hill (31.41), Sarah French (31.45), Sophie Galloway (33.07), Wendy Bowyer (35.24) and new club secretary Alison Dolphin who finished in 39.10 mins.

With it being a holiday weekend, Peelers were spread far and wide with Emma Pick finishing as first lady at the Conkers parkrun in 20.45 mins and Sandra Ingram was the first in her age category at Babbs Mill parkrun finishing in 27.30 mins. Elsewhere Andrew Pickard completed the Frickley Common event in 21.19 mins, Jackie Tierney the Bestwood Village event in 30.51 mins, Simon Gordon completed the Brighouse parkrun in 23.45 mins, Michael Stevenson clocked 29.31 mins at the Millfield parkrun, Alison Upton finished the Poole event in 30.16 mins and Zoe Schnepp completed the the Cliffe Castle event in 24.38 mins.

Sunday was the annual Atherstone 10k,organised by the Badgers. This is traditionally a tough, hilly course with the warm conditions adding to the challenge this year. First home for the club was Mark Webster in a very competitive 41.25 mins. He was followed by Mike Shelton (54.59), Victoria Hall (57.18), Darren Truman (57.56), Natalie Walker (58.15), Stella Martin (1:04.05 hrs) and Martyn Candy in 1:08.29 hrs. Neal Dempsey finished in 1:08.52 hrs just ahead of wife Helen (1:08.56 hrs).

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.

Picture: Before the Atherstone 10k

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