A weekend of digging deep and sheer determination saw excellent results from this weekends London Marathon. 12 joggers completed the 26 mile run in wonderful sunshine and the long hard training had obviously paid off. First jogger home, hot on the heals of the elite runners was Denys Olefir with an amazing 2.34.27. Alex Cairns finished in 3.03.45, which was a PB of over 6 minutes for him. Chris Gay was next with 3.09.37. 3.24.48 was finish time for Martyn Taylor. Nicky Chapman first female jogger home with 3.28.08 which was a great result for her, aiming for a sub 3.5 hours. Svetlana Zinchenko, Jo Curtis, Alice Leadbeter, Gillian Green, Sally Nicholson, Caroline McIntosh and Victoria Elton all made it over the finish line to collect well deserved Medals.
In other races, Andrew Taylor completed his first ever 5k race finishing in just 22.39. Andrew ran the undulating 5k at Fakenham in Norfolk. Mark Hayward-28.43, Chris Aylmer – 46.07, Jeremy Reader – 38.06 and Lisa Winnington – 46.34, also did the club proud by crossing the finish line in the Sudbury 5 miler. Mark came 8th out of 450 runners with his time of 28.43.