Green con­tin­ues his big marathon odyssey

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AL­MOST Ath­lete Allan Green con­tin­ued his marathon odyssey, trav­el­ing Down Un­der to run the Syd­ney Marathon in a time of 4:17.

De­spite the 28 de­gree heat, Green was de­lighted to com­plete his 577 th ca­reer marathon.

Also over­seas, ex-pat club mem­ber Andy Wilkin­son tack­led the At­tard 5k in Malta in a time of 23:27.

At the Worces­ter Half marathon, Richard Birch was first home for the Al­mosts in 1:29 for third in his age cat­e­gory.

Also com­pet­ing were Dave Nel­son 2:32, Chris Ben­jamin 2:01, Dave Mayo 2:04, Ali­son Gregg 2:07, Julie Birt 2:19, Rob Hume 1:50 and Ali­son Hume 1:56.

At the Bris­tol Half Marathon Rob Ren­nell ran 2:53 for a course PB while at the Worces­ter 10K Iris Mayo and Rachael Nolan ran to­gether for 1:13.

At the Cotswold Big 2-mile Swim, Wendy Hask­ins was over the line in 1:15 for a spe­cial cake prize and Karen Hil­ton in 49 min­utes and at the Sand­ford Park Lido Sprint Triathlon Lepha Mc­car­tan com­pleted in 1:20, Han­nah Brown 1:22 and Claire Hawes 1:51, while in the Su­per­sprint ver­sion, Sarah Carr did 52:57 and Nat Stow 47:33 and Matt Proome com­pleted the Vitru­vian mid­dledis­tance triathlon.

Claire Gal­lagher was run di­rec­tor at the in­au­gu­ral King Ge­orge V parkrun in Chel­tenham where He­lena Youde was first lady and there was a parkrun PB for Dunc Moun­sor in 20;35 in Pittville Park.

Parkrun tourists were Jo Johnston at Ar­mi­dale, Ben Stone at Lyd­ney as first fin­isher, Pete Mitch­ener and Jean­nette Gul­lick at The Eden Project and Natalie Jayne at Wen­dover Woods, where she ran a PB.

Al­most Ath­letes at the Worces­ter half marathon and 10k

Allan Green in Syd­ney

Han­nah Brown, Nat Stow and Sarah Carr at the Sand­ford Parks Lido Triathlon

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