Marathon training preparations continued for members of Stourbridge Running Club with a contingent of runners taking on the Gloucester half marathon at the weekend.
Rob Colman was first back for the club, finishing the undulating, rural course in 1.30.40. He was followed by Phoebe Packham in 1.35.23 and Keith Spokes in 1.42.31. Rachel Batchelor achieved a PB in 1.43.36 and Bob Hopkins finished in 1.50.24.
At the Builth Wells 5k, Nicola Jones finished in 38.11.
Stourbridge Running Club had just a few runners out this week, with Rachel Batchelor travelling to Bloxwich for the Sneyd Christmas Pudding Run. Rachel completed the rural, undulating 10 mile course in 1.20.18 and finished 5th in her category.
Best buddies travelled together for the Telford 10k, with Alastair Mcintosh finishing in 44.57 and Mark Lawton in 46.29.
At the Kickass Endurance 10k at Weston Park, Stourbridge Runner Dawn Nagle won first prize in her new age category. She finished 1st o/40 Lady & 3rd overall Lady in a time of 44.52.
At the Suicide 6 at Himley Park, runners took on 6 miles of obstacles including water crossings and the notorious Jacob’s Ladder. Steve Burch was the sole runner for Stourbridge and finished the tough course in 50.33.
At the Stroud half marathon Stourbridge Running Club put in a team effort to secure some good times and PBs. Rob Colman was first back for the club in 1.32.41, followed by James Bellamy 1.34.47, Rob Woodward 1.35.11, Steve Burch 1.37.07, Keith Spokes 1.42.50, Rachel Batchelor 1.45.40, Dave Sheppard 1.46.14, Adrian Phillips 1.45.59, Helen Evans 1.54.31, Terry Cranston 1.54.39 and Lynda Dunn 2.04.13
This followed the exploits a day earlier for some runners at the Cross Country relays at Aldersley Stadium. Rob Woodward finished the 6km course in 25.00. James Bellamy 26.20, Tim Lloydlangston 28.37, Errol Cumberbatch 32.56 and Bob Hopkins 28.57
Another quiet week for Stourbridge Running Club saw Steven Barrett as the the only racer this week. He ran the Sheepwalks Shocker in 59 minutes.
Stourbridge Running Club hosted their annual ultra race, Bridge’ to ‘bridge via ‘port on Saturday. A 34 mile race that can be run solo or as a team of up to 4 runners along the river Severn from Bridgnorth to Stourport and along the Staffs & Worcs Canal to the Bonded Warehouse in Stourbridge.
Winner in the solo race was Richard Taylor, finishing in a course record of 4.16.33, followed by Trevor Symonds in 4.22.03 and James Wright in 4.24.04.
First lady was Rebecca Davey in 5.07.38
In the relay race Stourbridge produced a stunning performance winning the Ladies […]
Stourbridge Running Club had three runners out at the Wombourne Sprrint Triathlon, with athletes taking on a 400m swim, 20k bike and 5k run. Men’s team captain James Bellamy was first back for Stourbridge, taking 9.18 for the swim, 38.41 for the bike and 20.50 for the run, giving a total time of 1.09.55.