Harrison takes a brilliant third at Stratford
THE Shakespeare Marathon and Half Marathon in Stratford saw NCTR’S Claire Harrison, achieve 3:20:57 in the marathon, placing third lady.
Tom Williams ran a half marathon PB of 1:29:51 and his wife Laura clocked 1:50:44, also a PB.
Kelly Read and Ann Hillary took on the Highland Fling, a 53 mile ultramarathon around Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, finishing in 62nd & 63rd overall in 12 hours 22 minutes.
NCTR had several representatives at the London Marathon, led home by Chris Krzywiec in 2:55:51, followed by Kate Krzywiec in her first marathon 3:18:56.
Mike Hobbs and Mike Kelly finished in 3:23:32 and 3:36:56 respectively, while James Dunn, two weeks after completing the Marathon Des Sables earned a PB of 4:14:28. Steve Edwards raced his 24th London Marathon and 866th marathon in total in 3:25:07.
At the ITU World Duathlon Championships in Pontevedra, Marie Brush earned bronze in the Sprint distance age group 40-44, in 1:09:19.
Husband Phil competed in the standard distance age group 35-40 achieving 14th in 2:06:51 while Seanin Gilmore represented Ireland in the standard distance age group 44-45 and came fourth in 2:26.
Terry Cassidy competed in the Southam Triathlon Sprint distance and was second for his age category in 1:12:57. His son Thomas was third in Tristar1.
Natasha Closa Cervera knocked almost three minutes off her previous parkrun PB with 42:55 at