Pol­son cracks top six to mark an­niver­sary in fit­ting style

Gloucestershire Echo - - SPORTING INDEX -

MATT Pol­son marked the sixth an­niver­sary of Cheltenham Parkrun with sixth in 18.52.

He was fol­lowed home by other Al­most Ath­letes Martin Fos­ter in eighth with 19.21 and Matthew Hick­man, 13th in 20.02. First timer Tim Brock fin­ished in 31.18.

Danny Car­roll was eighth in Wot­ton in 22.38 while He­lena Youde won her age cat­e­gory and was third lady over­all at the East Coast Park Parkrun in Sin­ga­pore and Ger­ard Gatek ran in Ty­chy, Poland.

Emma Yates com­pleted the Seville Marathon in 3.39 while while Glenda and Ian Dun­can Gill ran the Verona Half in 2.09 and 2.20 re­spec­tively.

Ian Cog­gin com­pleted the 28mile Win­ter Rail­way Ul­tra from Iron­bridge to Bridg­north in 4.19 and ran the Pittville cross-coun­try event the next day.

Al­lan Green notched up an­other marathon at Not­ting­ham’s Na­tional Wa­ter Park event in 5.09 while Cather­ine and Mike Daly ran the Bram­ley 20 miles with a fin­ish time of 2:55.

Karla Clev­er­ley com­pleted the Mil­ton Keynes Win­ter Warmer 10km in 1.26mins and Mar­tyn Fisher was first Al­most home at the Welly Trail Half Marathon in Cas­tle Ashby.

There were per­sonal bests at the Cas­tle Combe Chilly 10km race for Marty Ward, Dave Nel­son and Rob Ren­nell.

Wan Hart­ley also had a ter­rific fin­ish time of 57.09.

At the Cas­tle Combe Duathlon, Paul Turner fin­ished in 1.06 while Ni­cole Hope came home in 1.13.

At the Pittville cross-coun­try event, Josh Hand was first Al­most to cross the line in 37.51, fol­lowed by Martin Fos­ter in 38.40 and Shaun Carr 9.44.

In the ladies event, Pa­tri­cia Peever clocked 29.01, fol­lowed by So­phie Lon­g­ley in 31.35 and Hester Cog­gin 31.36.

Ju­lianne Jame­son fin­ished the mul­ti­ple lap Sloth­ful Marathon in 4.41.

Al­most Ath­letes at Pittville Park

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