Weekly Round up – 30th June 2024

Friday saw the annual Peel Road Runners presentation evening where runners get awarded for their running achievements over the past 12 months, voted for by committee members and club members. Categories and awardees were as follows:

Best male: Wayne King, Best female: Emma Pick, Best over 35 female: Lorna Carlin, Best over 40 male: Lee Rickards, Best over 45 female: Lisa Stretton, Best over 50 male: Bob Donovan, Best potential male: Billy King, Best potential female: Emma Petricca, Most improved male: Tim Mudd, Most improved female: Claire Guffick, Marathon award: Steph Attenborough, Club runner of the year: Mike Shelton, Club runner of the year female: Natalie Walker and the Presidents award going to Alison Dolphin.

On Sunday three peelers took on the Derby half marathon, also known as the Ramathon. First home was Wayne King with a very impressive 1:19:17. Hot on his heels was Emma Pick who finished third lady home with a PB time of 1:25:21 which also earns her a championship place to the London Marathon next year. Shane Lewis completed the trio with a time of 1:38:11.

Parkrun on Saturday was as popular as ever with Kingsbury Water Park drawing the biggest number of peelers. Continuing his run of good form, Jamie Abbiss was first back for the club in third place with another impressive time of 18:39, closely followed by Luke Collins in 20:38 and Mike Shelton in 20:52. Other peelers at Kingsbury were Phil Neale 22:44, Ben Dorkins 24:06, Sarah Boffey 31:17, Wendy Bowyer 37:39, Claire Guffick 37:54 and Caroline Evans 38:44.

At Tamworth Castle Grounds Mark Boffey ran 22:54, Sophie Galloway 34:39 and Michael Stevenson 36:17.

Parkrun tourists this week included Roger Lloyd at Chasewater 24:14, Ian Orton 22:30 & Mike Hughes 38:38 at Doddington Hall, Jackie Tierney 27;50 at Holbrooks, Garth Cox 25:54 at Market Bosworth Country Park, Tim Mudd 24:10 & Carolyne Browne 29:38 at Tewkesbury. Further afield, Steph Attenborough and Jo Sharman travelled to Zamek w Malborku in Poland to complete Jo’s first parkrun volunteer alphabet and Steph’s second. Filling the volunteer tailwalker roles and with finishing times of, Steph 53:38 and Jo 53:39.

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