Lowestoft & Peterborough Half’s, Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon & Parkruns

A dozen members of Waveney Valley Athletics Club competed in the Nicholsons Lowestoft Half Marathon. For some, it was their first race at the distance. Others, including long-serving member Alan Richardson, have chalked up several half marathons and he had one of the stand-out performances, finishing first in the M65+ age group in 126th place overall in a time of 1:54.08. 
261 athletes completed the race with Dylan Neeve the first to finish for Waveney Valley, in 14th place in 1:31.21. 28th was Daniel Harris 1:35.12, 44th Mike Quantrill 1:38.52, 45th Jon Comyn 1:39.07, 50th Jason Browne 1:40.23, 82nd Becky Langford 1:47.39, 95th Steve Gibbs 1:50.17, 132nd Vladimir Laptikhovsky 1:55.06, 158th David Lewis 1:58.47, 192nd Lisa Joyce 2:07.20, 211th Daryl McKeown 2:15.21. 
On Sunday Matt Baldry took part in the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon, one of the UK’s largest, in the City of York. It was his debut marathon and he finished in a time of 3:53.42, in 1,118th place from more than 4,000 runners. Also on Sunday, David Mower finished in a time of 1:44.43 at the Peterborough Half Marathon. 
At the last two 5k regional parkruns, there have been personal best times recorded by:- David Mower 20:52, Benjamin Cone 22:02, Thomas Spurgeon 22:37, Vaughn Beckham 24:18, Abeni Beckham 24:46, Cheryl Goymer 25:02, Vicky Wood 25:12, Sue Woolnough 26:30, Gavin Hamilton 28:24, Angela Mower 31:38, Sebastian Lakes 18:02, Billy Underdown 21:51, Tina Winney 28:40, Jane Spendlove 34:36, Caroline Clamp 31:35 and Mark Thompson 18:53.