Trevor Osborne 35.46
James Bellamy 42.42
Chris Ashcroft 44:22

Tom Dovey 48.36
Melanie Williams 50.31
Helen Evans 49.34
Jon Taylor 51:44
Phil Dunn 52.07
Andrea Evans 53.07
Richard Dawson 53.29
Lynda Dunn 55.33
Martin Clarke 1.12.47

Market Drayton 10k
Pete Walters 37:58 & 6th MV40

Shakespeare Marathon
Bob HOPKINS approx 4.15

Shakespeare Half Marathon
Robert Woodward 1.36.47
Abby Smith 2.03.38

After the successes of Stourbridge Runners at the Virgin London Marathon last weekend, this week saw a much lower key event taking place in Dorset. Dave Sheppard took part in the North Dorset Village Marathon and finished in 4.20.57.

Closer to home, at the Birmingham 10k, Rob Woodward completed in 43.14 and Abigail Smith in 55.11.


Stourbridge Running Club Members of Stourbridge Running Club saw months of training pay off at the Manchester Marathon. Gary Griffiths finished in 2.54.57, Louise Collins broke the club  female Marathon record in 3.04.44. Steve Burch finished in 3.26.41, Mark Lawton in 4.04.45 and Alistair Mcintosh in 4.26.23. At a lower key event Paul Bradley completed the brutal 20 miler, Ex to Ax in 5.10.00.
At the Lilleshall Monumental 10k Pete Walters finished 9th in 41.13 and Steve Moss in 51.08.

For runners from Stourbridge Running Club, months of training paid off at the Virgin London Marathon with some superb times and money raised for great causes. Duncan Cornish was first back for Stourbridge in 2.53.03, closely followed by Tom Isherwood in 2.54.41 and Edd Davies in 2.55.15. Steve Burch finished in 3.23.52, Tim Bailey in 3.33.05 and Pete Teale in 4.07.14.

Sisters Anna Owen and Lucy Hingley joined the running club's Marathon training group in order to achieve their goal and finished together in 4.50.42.

Stourbridge Running Club members fine tuned their Marathon preparations with a variety of races this weekend. Steve Burch completed the Gloucester 20 mile in 2.38.05. Steve has now done all the hard work and will be tapering for Manchester and London Marathons in April.

Ian Whyatt finished the "bloody hilly" Wigan half marathon in 1.55.41.

At the Coventry half marathon, James Bellamy finished in 1.37.24 . Having run together at last year's event, this year James left his wife to look after herself. Helen finished in 1.57.13 despite having to carry her own jacket and drink.