Green makes a top-10 fin­ish

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Dan Green led home Ash­ford & District Road Run­ning Club’s con­tin­gent, record­ing a top-10 fin­ish in the Folke­stone 10 mile road race on Good Fri­day.

He com­pleted the fast, flat course in 1hr 03min 29sec – cross­ing the line ninth – and was third in the MV40 cat­e­gory.

Paul Moses was next home – 15th and 2nd MV50 in 1:40.49 – while Shane Drag­widge im­proved his time over the dis­tance by an im­pres­sive nine min­utes, fin­ish­ing 28th (1:07.05).

Other fin­ish­ers in­cluded Scott Lynch 33rd (1:07.25), Jon Wells 39th (1:08.15), while Pat But­ler was sec­ond MV60 home (1:09.41).

Mark At­ten­bor­ough was 49th in 1:10.16, Robert Car­pen­ter 52nd in 1:10.24, and Keith Haynes 69th in 1:12.36.

Gill O’Con­nor was first home in the WV50 cat­e­gory (1:15.25), Rhian Shrim­plin timed 1:28.17, Becky

PW F A Ps Postling A ........... 11 9 78 21 78 Lit­tle Chart A....... 12 8 65 43 65 Chal­lock B .......... 13 9 61 56 61 Iron Room B........ 11 5 47 52 47 Lit­tle Chart B....... 10 5 44 46 44 Ruckinge A ......... 11 3 36 63 36 Iron Room B........ 10 2 34 56 34 Chal­lock B .......... 10 3 31 59 31

Iron Room A 4 Lit­tle Chart A 5, Lit­tle Chart B 4 Chal­lock B 5, Chal­lock A 1 Postling A 8, Ruckinge A 7 Iron Room B 2. Ruckinge B ......... 11 9 72 27 72 Postllng B ........... 11 8 64 35 64 Ash­ford TT A ....... 12 8 63 45 63 Ham­street A........ 13 6 54 63 54 LIit­tle Chart C ...... 12 5 51 57 51 Ash­ford TT B ....... 12 5 45 63 45 Ruckinge C ......... 11 5 44 55 44 Cheri­ton Mot ....... 12 1 30 78 30

Ham­street A 4 Ruckinge C 5, Postling B 5 Ruckinge B 4, Cheri­ton Hodg­son ran a PB of 1:48.05 and Ed­die Rodger fin­ished in 1:51.11.

Robert Latala warmed up for Sun­day’s Lon­don Marathon, start­ing his fi­nal week’s prepa­ra­tion with vic­tory and PB of 15.58 in the lat­est Ash­ford parkrun on Satur­day.

The Gir­lings Ash­ford & District 10k two-time win­ner, heads to the cap­i­tal for his third ap­pear­ance in the event, look­ing to im­prove on his best per­for­mance (129th in 2.33) in 2015.

Jon Pearce was fourth in the parkrun in 17.24 and Ryan Edwards ninth in 18.50 – both PBs.

Other times: Paul Moses 12th (19.22), Richard Baker 23rd (20.27), Stu Nunn (an­other pb per­former 21.29). Scott Lynch (21.30), Chris­tine Cos­tiff (1st WV55 in 22.05), Robert Car­pen­ter (22.29), Terry Sellen (22.47), Neil Hope (25.18 an­other pb), John Fidge (25.43), Claire Green (27.15) and Julie Foster (31.10). Ruckinge F ......... 11 10 69 30 69 Sports­men A ....... 11 10 64 35 64 Sports­men B ....... 12 6 56 52 56 Chal­lock C .......... 10 5 48 42 48 Ash­ford TT C ....... 10 6 44 46 44 Rol­ven­den........... 10 1 37 53 37 Ruckinge E ......... 11 4 36 63 36 Ruckinge D ......... 11 1 33 66 33

Sports­men A 6 Ruckinge E 3, Ash­ford TT C 6 Ruckinge D 3, Chal­lock C 7 Sports­men B 2. Lit­tle Chart Post .. 10 10 74 16 74 Ham­street B........ 11 8 55 44 55 Ken­ning­ton ........ 13 4 52 65 52 Chal­lock D .......... 10 6 50 40 50 Ash­ford TT D....... 10 6 50 40 50 Chal­lock E............. 9 3 38 43 38 Ash­ford TT F ....... 10 3 30 60 30 Ash­ford TT E ....... 11 2 29 70 29

Ham­street B 5 Chal­lock E 4, Ken­ning­ton 2 Ash­ford TT D 7, Lit­tle Chart Posties 8 Ash­ford TT E 1.

Main pic­ture: Barry Good­win FM4743121

The Ash­ford & District RRC con­tin­gent at the start of the Folke­stone 10 mile road race at Hythe Green. Inset, Ash­ford & District RRC’s Pat But­ler

Ash­ford & District RRC’s Scott Lynch in the Folke­stone 10

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