Ladies perform well in relays
NINE CLC Striders ladies travelled to Sutton Park in Birmingham for the Midland area autumn Road Relays.
The race consisted of four 4.33km (2.7 mile) laps on undulating tarmac paths through the park, providing a rare chance for the club’s runners to test their mettle against some of the top athletes from across the country.
The ladies A team comprised Liza Barry, Sarah Richards, Helen Knight and Rachel Vines, who all ran really well to finish 28th overall (out of more than 100 teams).
Running for the ladies B team were Fiona Brady-miller, Sarah Wilson, Nicola Weager and Amelia Mullins, who finished 59th.
Zoe Gough also ran the first leg, finishing 91st out of 121 runners on that leg.
Three male Striders competed in the multi-terrain Apperley Quarter Marathon, with Tim Brock leading home in 33rd and fifth in his V50 age category in a time of 45:50, a week after setting a new 10K PB time in Worcester of 42:27.
Next home were Gavin Jerman in 46:56 and Ed Collier, fourth in his V60 category in 48:52.
From left: Sarah Richards, Fiona Brady-miller, Sarah Wilson, Helen Knight, Nicola Weager, Rachel Vines, Liza Barry and Amelia Mullins