Gloucestershire Echo

Hot work Kevin closes in on the Super Halfs set in Prague


ALMOST Athletes member Kevin Keegan travelled to a very hot Prague and ran his fourth event of the “Super Halfs” series, leaving him with two more to do to complete the set, completing the course in 2:59:35.

Three club members took part in the London Landmarks Half, Coralie Pearson (2:14:26), Corinne Cooper (2:23:05) and Rachel Nolan (2:29:58.

Ingrid Harris, who completed the Brabazon Half in Patchway, Bristol, battled through illness to finish in 1:55:48, in the process taking first place in her age category.

Shaun Carr finished the Brighton Marathon in 4:37:11 and Allan Green completed the Southampto­n Marathon in 4:57:04.

Claire Hawes took on a muddy Powderham Castle 5 Mile race, finishing in 1:13:12 despite losing her shoe in the mud twice and Phil Jeyes finished the Halesowen Triathlon in 1:47:33.

Oliver Bell completed the “parkrun alphabet” at the Zielony Jar event in Krakow, Poland.

Piotr Michalski ran at the Yarborough Leisure Centre event in his 200th parkrun, leaving him with a Z to collect.

At Cheltenham, Vincent Cowling, who completed his 250th run and Peter Mitchener completed his 300th, volunteeri­ng by pacing 23 minutes.

He was joined in pacing by Elliot Jordan, Steven Wood, Sarah Wood, Paul Jones, and Forrest Wheeler.

There were age category first places for Cathy Booth at Pollok, Glasgow, Julia Whittaker at Harrow, Catherine Williams at Worcester, Felicity Read at Cheltenham, Joanne Johnson at Swansea Bay, Rosemary Hubbard at Prospect, Neil Tring at Aberbeeg and Jamie Courtenay at Sandhurst Memorial. Other parkrun tourism: Kingsway, Leamington, Oxford, Highbury Fields, Lincoln, Eden Project, Malahide, Dublin, Woodley, Newent, Osterley, Lanhydrock, Blandford, Barry Island, Ludlow, Gloucester City, Clevedon Salthouse Fields, Chipping Norton School, Beacon, Ganger Farm and Blaise Castle.

Nichola Sanderson’s son completed his first junior parkrun (with mum) in Stratford-upon-avon, in 12:37.

 ?? ?? Claire Hawes at Powderham
Claire Hawes at Powderham
 ?? ?? Kevin Keegan in Prague
Kevin Keegan in Prague
 ?? ?? Shaun Carr
Shaun Carr

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