Retford Half Marathon

We travel up the A1 first, to the Retford Half Marathon where 17 Newark Striders took on the 13.1 mile distance. Dave Dews was first to finish with a new PB time of 1:36:22, followed by Jean-Louis Balestra in 1:40:13 and Philippa Clarke with a big new PB of 1:40:23.

Peter Davis crossed the line in 1:44:44, Steve Martin 1:46:40, Steve Padgett 1:51:36, Chloe Jones 1:54:43, Andy Scott 1:55:12 and Niceeta Padgett 2:04:51. The group of Helen McGrory, Kath Scott, Karen Illsley and Striders family member Jessica Boby were next, 2:11:43 and a great new PB for Helen, Kath 2:11:49, Karen 2:11:50 and Jessica 2:11:47. Nicole Henderson completed the course in 2:18:47, Sara Whittaker 2:19:26, Heather Green 2:22:32, Gemma Latham 2:30:57 and Lynne Boby 2:31:30.

We were also in half marathon action in Cambridge where Tracey Partridge earned a new PB of 2:14:35, Lesley Butlin crossed the finishing line in 2:16:50 and Andy Sirrs 2:19:30. It was also a first outing as a Race Angel for Jacqui Jackson who ran over 15 miles whilst supporting the runners.

Emma Gilbert and Stephen Tomlinson ran the Burghley 7 mile race. It was an enjoyable event in a great setting, Emma finished in 54:29 and Tomo in 1:01:28.

Well done everyone who ran this week!