Weekly round up – 29th August 2017

Peel Road Runners keep clocking up those Parkrun attendances.

On Saturday 19th August the Peel Road Runners were on the road at Brueton Park, Solihull and it was Marcus Fairburn who was the first Peeler to finish with a time of 25:05mins with Robert Hirst close to his tail with 25:07mins. Michael Stevenson was next with 29:35mins and Christine Norris with 37:32mins.

On the same day at Conkers it was Ashley Perks who was the sole Peel Road Runners representative taking on the 5k route and Ashley finished with a time of 23:16mins.

It was another busy day over at Kingsbury and it was Simon Smith who brought the Peelers home with a time of 20:18mins. Garth Cox finished behind Simon with a new PB time of 23:25mins. Next to finish was Shaun Coyle with 23:41mins, Allan Williams 24:37mins, Joanne Harvey was the first Peel Lady with a time of 25:47mins. Following Joanne was George Hope 26:08mins, Sandra Ingram 26:09mins, Darren Cotton 27:04mins, Annie Wilson 27:37mins (a new PB), Joanne Turner 28:19mins, Malcolm Bembridge 29:21mins and Caroline Evans with 32:39mins.

On Saturday 26th August, Caroline Evans decided upon some Parkrun tourism and ran at the Barnstaple 5k down in Devon. Caroline’s time for the event was 34:37mins.

Meanwhile, a little closer to home, a dozen Peelers descended on a busy Kingsbury Water Parkrun for event #212 to be held at the Warwickshire park and it was Simon Smith and Robbie Baden who battled it out to be the first Peeler home. The honour for that week went to Simon who beat Robbie by 1 second with 20:15mins and 20:16mins respectively. Behind the leading pair were the Peelers Husband & Wives teams – Richie Bunn 22:56mins & Tricia Bunn 24:30mins and Rachael Rickards 24:34mins & Lee Rickards 26:35mins.

Sandra Ingram was next to finish with a time of 27:08mins. Behind Sandra came Allan Williams 27:30mins, the two Darren’s Truman & Cotton both finished with a time of 27:40mins with Jo Insley and George Hope continuing with the Peelers team spirit by also crossing the line together in 31:07mins.

On the same day Robert Donovan took his Marathon tally up to No.62 down at Caldecote Lakes, Milton Keynes. The event was the Enigma Trains Marathon which Bob completed with a time of 05:17:01hrs.

Sunday 27th August was the Badgers Atherstone 10k race with a duo of Peelers running the hilly route on the day. Richard Finnigan finished with a time of 52:25mins and Helen Manton with a time of 1:02:04hrs. Well done to both for braving the warm running conditions.

Peel Road Runners meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm at the Snowdome in Tamworth.

New members are always welcome.

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