Top veteran Newmarket Jogger Paul Holley was in electric form in the St Neot’s Riverside Half Marathon on Sunday 18th November. He clocked 1:17:13 and finished 1st of 155 in his MV50 age group and 15th of 1,384 runners overall. He was over 2 minutes ahead of the second in his age group and earned an impressive age grade of 86.64%. Also competing in this race were Alex Cairns (1:32:32), Jeremy Reader (1:51:15), Miles Johnson (2:00:02), Lynda McCormack (2:09:03) and Mary Marsh (2:13:50), with FV65 Marsh achieving her best half marathon time since 2016.
Daisy Glover (37:17), put in a massive effort in the Adnam’s Southwold 10K to clock her fastest 10K since 2012, finishing 1st female of 328 by over 5 minutes and 5th of 753 runners overall, with an age grade of 81.36%. She goes from strength to strength this year as she begins a new career at Framlingham Flyers, remaining second claim for the Joggers.
Meanwhile, in the Half Marathon at Snetterton Race Track, FV65 Carol Mcintosh knocked nearly 5 minutes off her PB time, finishing in 2:25:31, while MV65 Neville Clarke clocked 1:38:08 with a top age grade of 76.32%. First Jogger to finish, and in excellent form this year, was Neil Williamson (1:37:39), followed by Adam Maltpress (1:45:58) and Giles Macrow (1:58:19). Iain Perry (26:36) and Sarah Last (1:10:15) ran well in the Snetterton 5K and 10K races respectively. Over at Hadleigh in Suffolk on the same day, Clive Purbrook clocked 1:21:05 in the 10 miler and Chris Aylmer 45:36 in the John Chisnall 5.