19th Feb, 2020

Hinton leads way for Spa Striders in the Stratford Half

Craig Gibbons 18th May, 2018

CLAIRE HINTON led the way for Spa Striders at Sunday’s Stratford Half Marathon.

She clocked a time of one hour, 33 minutes and 30 seconds and was followed by Andy Roach (1:36:40), Sue Cox (1:40:17), Ben Cohen (1:43:16), Iain Mcarthur with a new PB (1:46:18), Julie Walsh (1:49:03), Emma Bish (1:51:26), Lucy Marcovitch with a new PB (1:51:49), Kevin Baskerville (1:53:17), Bethan Gwynn (1:54:13), Lucy Tugwell (1:55:03), Philip Wood (2:01:59), Ves Hill (2:04:54), Helen Pugh (2:13:23) and Julie Grimmett completing her first half marathon (2:21:56).

Last Wednesday was the Silverstone 10km and offered the Striders their first race of the summer series.

Ian Allen led the men home (36:34) followed by Chris McKeown (36:45), Ste Taylor (37:44), Simon Parsons (39:10), Andrew Bonjour (39:22) running his longest run since October due to injury, Chris Wilson (41:16), Robert Egan (41:30, PB), Graham Donoghue (42:51), Hartwig Busch (43:43), Dave Lindsay (44:21), Doug Rattray (44:27), Sean Warren (44:38), Matt Leydon (45:50), Ben Cohen ran an incredible seven-minute PB (46:12), Billy Morton (48:19), James Warren (48:54), Dave Lithgow (50:59), John Wilson (52:18), Kevin Pantling (54:20), Gary Perkins (57:15) and Brian Warren (58:31).

Claire Hinton ran an excellent race (41:26), followed by Carolyn Wilkinson (43:06), Dawn Clark (44:14), Fiona Edwards (46:18), Mairi Walker (46:25), Clare Bryan (47:26), Amanda Wiggins (48:32) with a new PB, Louise Dwyer (48:50), Lorraine Parsons (50:49), Claire Westrope (51:12) and Abi Morton (1:02:15).

Elsewhere, Claire Murphy ran the Maverick Dorset Long Course 23km trail race, finishing in 2:04:57.

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