On Sunday 8th August, Peel Road Runner Malcolm Bembridge competed in the Compton Verney sprint triathlon. The race consisted of a 400m open water swim in Compton Verney Lake, a 21km mostly flat bike ride and a 5k run around the tracks and trails of Compton Verney estate. Bembridge completed the course in a creditable 1:30:00.
With the return of parkrun, many Peelers headed to Kingsbury Water parkrun on Saturday to take part in the 5k timed run. First Peeler over the line was Rob Mace in a speedy time of 19:57, followed by Phil Neale in 23:10, Ash Goodman in 23:33, Garth Cox in 23:58, Jenna Wilson in 24:33, Stuart Hatton in 24:53, Darren O’Leary in 25:27, Carolyne Browne in 25:49, Darren Truman in 26:58, Simon Gordon in 27:27, Tim Mudd in 27:40, Jacqui Tierney in 30:05, Claire Guffick in 30:21, Roger Eastaff in 36:41, Lee Guffick in 36:44, Alison Dolphin in 36:58, Sarah French in 40:45 and Stephen Andrews in 40:49. Peeler parkrun tourists this week were Andy Pickard running at Penistone (Sheffield) in a time of 23:57, Ian Cooper (24:53) and Tanya Murphy (30:02) running at Babbs Mill near Solihull and Mick Stephenson (31:12) at Warwick racecourse.