Race Report 7th May 2017

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Lichfield Half Marathon 13.1 miles Sunday 7th May

Bobby Singh finished with a time of 1:55:27

Kate Phillips finished with a time of 2:00:04 (12th in her age category)

 

Cotswold Super Sprint Triathlon – Sunday 7th May

The Cotswold Super Sprint takes place at The Cotswold Country Park and Beach, part of Britain’s largest water park and consist of a 400m swim followed by a 20km bike and 5k run

 

Andrea Cooper finished with a great time of 1:15:44 and was 8th in her age category. The lake was 12.5 degrees for the swim !!!

 

Fred Whitton Challenge 2017 -Sunday 7th May

The Fred Whitton Challenge consists of a 112 mile sportive around the Lake District, starting at Grasmere and taking in climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott & Wrynose passes and is one of the most popular sportives in the UK.

Martin Hollamby finished with a great time of 7hrs 39mins (7:05 riding time)

 

St Giles Sportive (25 miles & 60 mile routes) – Sunday 7th May

We had several members take part in this sportive which is new for 2017 and started/finished at Chasewater Park Burntwood

 

25 mile route route which covers Hazelslade, Longdon,Armitage and Gentleshaw

Simon Jarman, Richard Buchanan, Jordan Mann, Matthew Braddish, Sarah Sharpe and Sharon Lovett

 

60 mile route route which covers Cannock Chase, Penkridge,Bradley, Derrington, Apeton,

Lapley and Hednesford

Ron Mahoney, Chris Robey, Rex Walsh, Stuart Mann, Laura Butlin, Nick Whiffin, Tim Gould and Kevin Secker

 

 

The Rotary Shakespeare Half Marathon (Stratford)  13.1 mile Sunday 7th May

This is a mainly flat, fast course, starting in the centre of the town, opposite Shakespeare’s old school, taking in sights such as the River Avon, Holy Trinity Church (home to the grave of William Shakespeare) and the Royal Shakespeare Theatres.

 

Steve Broadrick completed this in a new personal best time of 1:56:00

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