Great Yarmouth 10K/ Thurlow 10

Nine members of Waveney Valley Athletic Club were part of a 382 – strong field for the East Coast Run 10k last Sunday at Gt Yarmouth.
The race was held in addition to a marathon which was organised to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Great Yarmouth Road Runners.
In very rainy conditions, Lee Cousens was first to finish for Waveney Valley in 58th place, in a time of 42:49. Bill Kingaby finished 74th in 43:30, again achieving his best time of this year for the distance and was awarded second prize in his age group.
Jon Comyn was 93rd in 44:25 whilst David Mower and Joe Mayne had a closely fought battle throughout the race, recording personal best times of 47:14 (144th) and 47:26 (148th) respectively. Cathy Aukland finished 257th in 53:48 and David Pimlott clocked 54:47 in 266th.
New member David Goosey, in his first 10k race, recorded 1-02.50 in 346th and Tracy Mayne was 359th in 1-06.12.
The second staging of the Thurlow 10 mile road race took place on October 21. The race was held just outside Haverill and Waveney Valley A.C. member Stuart Smith took part, finishing 114th in a time of 1-36.22..