24th March 2024

Road season underway – Gareth takes a minute off his Stafford half marathon time

The road season is getting underway. Gareth Morgan was running the Stafford Half Marathon and finished with a time 1:27:20 which is 1 minute quicker than last year. All his hard work has paid off. Joao Vierra De Jesus was also running in his build up to the London Marathon and ran 1.41.52. He and Jack Shorten have the club places.
Nicola Long is also doing London and she ran in the Milton Keyes Half Marathon finishing in 3hours 24 minutes. Megan Smith will also be running for charity and she is building up her mileage and preparing for her A Levels.
Also yesterday was the Fradley 10k, Nigel Roberts had been carrying a hamstring injury and it came into play again on the 2nd lap. He finished in 41.10 and not the sub 40 he was after. He was 57th overall and 13th in the m40-49 age group. Emma Brewer was 2nd in the Women 14-19 in 63.48 for 484th overall.
Last week Paul Mellor had run the Holme Pierrepoint 10k and took 1st M50 with a 40.20 run