17th April 2012
Halstead Road Runner and Multi-sport professional Maurice Young completed the Cambridge Duathlon. This was the 3rd of the qualifying races for the World Championships. The Race from Bottisham Village College near Newmarket consisted of a 7.5K run, 40K bike, 7.5K run. Over a pretty rural course with a few hills, the runs were 1 lap each and the bike two and half laps. The main challenge was the wind which became stronger as the race progressed, the side wind on the last lap made keeping a straight course difficult. Maurice’s times were - 1st run 48.28, bike 1.46.13, 2nd run 53.13 Transitions 4.,53 overall time 3.32.37. Two minutes faster than his 2010 time. Unlike the other races Maurice was the only person in his age group
HRR had 11 runners amongst the 103 finishers in the 5.5 mile Felsted Trail Run. Gavin, Stuart & Phil took the first three places and Wendy was 3rd woman.
Full HRR results as follows:
1 Gavin Allen 00:37:25
2 Stuart Prestney 00:37:25
3 Phil Davies 00:37:53
23 Don English 00:45:35
24 Bob Langley 00:45:35
28 Andy Carter 00:47:32
29 Wendy Carter 00:47:32
41 Bradley Doe 00:50:15
65 Keith Thorogood 00:58:20
66 Andy Wilmot 00:58:20
90 Sam Wolton 01:09:52
Halstead Road Runners have 7 competitors in the Virgin London Marathon this Sunday. The Club wish all the very best to Sam Wolton, Mick Purkiss, Hazel Buist, Maxine Rodwell, Andy Wilmot, Gavin Allen and Terry Rivers.
PLEASE BE REMINDED OF THE 18th HALSTEAD AND ESSEX MARATHON taking place on Sunday 13th May 2012. 10am start at the HQ Halstead Leisure Centre, Colne Road, Halstead, CO9 2HR.
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