Weekly Round up – 20th May 2024

Whilst many others were enjoying relaxing in the hot sunny weather over the past two weekends, Peelers were out undertaking lengthy distance runs.

Last weekend, Carolyne Brown completed the Bosworth Half marathon in 2:18:11 and Helen & Neal Dempsey took on the Chester Half with times of 3:07 and 2:35 respectively. 

The previous weekend, there were more fantastic achievements. Luke Collins (pictured) undertook the mighty challenge of “The Lap” ultra marathon. Held in the Lake District, the course is a 47 mile / 75k trail route around Lake Windermere.  Luke completed it in a very impressive time of 10:26:39 and finished 25th. 

Tim Mudd took part in the Rob Burrows Leeds marathon, the event which supports the fundraising and awareness of the former Leeds Rhino player who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease. Tim completed the hilly course which included over 3,000 feet of elevation in a time of 4:38:22. 

Last weekend also saw many take part in the weekly parkruns before heading out to the beer gardens! 

At Tamworth Castle Grounds, Jamie Abbiss, who joined the club in March, came in 1st with a time of 18:46, followed by Mark Boffey (22:16), Allen King (23:06), Chris Bennett (24:14), Simon Gordon (25:02), Roger Lloyd (25:07), George Hope (26:50), Tim Mudd (27:21), Joanne Harvey (29:26), Tony Bryan (29:26) and Natalie Walker (29:54). 

Another large turnout was at Kingsbury Water park where first Peeler home was Ben Dorkins in 7th (21:42)  followed by Phil Neale (21:53), Mike Shelton (23:55), Lisa Stretton (24:15), Darren O’Leary (24:32), Emma Whorwood (33:08), Sarah Boffey (33:31), Roger Eastaff (34:32), Alison Perry (35:06), Caroline Evans (37:02), Martyn Candy (38:27), Wendy Bowyer (39:10), Ann Hill (39:11), Chris Taylor (39:12) and Stella Taylor (48:29).

Other events attended: Ian Cooper (31:47) at Brueton, Stephanie Attenborough (56:53) and Joanne Sharman (57:04) at Knowsley, Emma Pick in 7th (20:26) at Rosliston, Garth Cox (25:50) at Rugby, Ian Orton (25:14) and Michael Hughes (36:52) at Rushcliffe, Ian Grigg (49:23) at Torbay Velopark and Michael Stevenson (35:35) at Warwick Racecourse. 

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