Good times for Spa Striders athletes at Blenheim - The Leamington Observer

Good times for Spa Striders athletes at Blenheim

Leamington Editorial 4th Oct, 2018   0

IAN ALLEN was the first Spa Strider home at the picturesque Blenheim Palace Half Marathon on Sunday.

Allen finished third place overall, clocking a time of one hour, 20 minutes and 54 seconds.

He was followed by Ben Parkinson (1:35:24) and Katherine Lambeth (1:40:16) who also recorded a two minute PB.

Also at Blenheim Palace was Alison Gibbons who clocked 1:10:07 in the 10km race.

At the Maverick X Snowdon Challenge, a 23km mountain course, James Hartwright (2:48:47) finished 15th overall while Anne Hurrell (3:26:15) was placed as tenth female.

Tess Robinson returned to the Cheltenham Half Marathon, claiming a 27 minute PB on her way to a time of 1:50:02.

In the Forest of Dean, Vicki Smith finished the half marathon in 1:50:02 to take sixth place in the V50 category.

Meanwhile, Andrew Bonjour, Helen Wright, Clare Bryan and Lucy Tugwell were at the Oulton Park Duathlon.

Bonjour finished the sprint distance in 1:07:34 and Tugwell in 1:23:15.

Wright (2:12:17) came first in her category in the standard distance while Bryan clocked 2:29:13.

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