ATHLETICS - Striders out in force at Regency 10k Run - The Leamington Observer

ATHLETICS - Striders out in force at Regency 10k Run

Aaron Sutcliffe 3rd Apr, 2023 Updated: 5th Apr, 2023   0

SPA Striders were out in force for Leamington’s Regency 10k Run as almost 2,000 athletes took part in the race.

And Glen McIlreavy (40:09) was the first Strider home, just ahead of Darren Tosh (41:05) whilst Kelsey Wiberley (41:14) was the first female Strider across the line.

Next to finish were Andy Shilling (42:15), Ian Grime (44:15), Andrew Stone (44:43), Mark Robbins (44:50) and James Wiberley (44:57) who all crossed the line inside 45 minutes.

And posting sub 55-minute times were Martin Carty (47:42), Paul Carrott (48:23), Nora Mixova (50:08), Chas Ridgway (50:40), Ruth Tennant (51:29), Upen Vithlani (53:08), Elena Simpson (53:18), Nicholas Sillito (53:28), Will Richardson (53:43), David Sherratt (53:56), Dean Massey (54:01), Georgie Acton (54:04), Jacqui Quinney (54:37), Helen Edwards (54:51) and Allie Hesketh (54:51).

Next to finish were Tim Robb (55:23), Ian Davy (56:23), Gill Walker (56:59), Paul Palmer (57:21), Mary Whittaker (57:25), Rachel Goldsmith (57:25) and Kimberley Jenkins (57:41) who all completed the race inside an hour.

And the remaining Striders to finish were Aleksandra Fjerdingstad (1:01:46), Emily Grimmett (1:01:46), Jordan Underhill (1:02:36), Frankie Griffiths (1:08:19), Louise Fielding (1:16:51), Teresa Huggins (1:23:01) and Maria Struthers (1:23:01).

There were also more than 80 Striders who acted as marshals and supporters.

Over on the South Coast, George Smith (3:42:52) and Dee Galpin (3:55:23) both completed the resurrected Brighton Marathon whilst Alex Blackledge (58:52) competed over the 10k distance.

Closer to home, John Paul Hunt and Steve French took on the Coventry Way, a 41.1 mile offroad loop around the city, as the duo completed the event in seven hours and 17 minutes.


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