Three Counties Running Club member Phil completes hottest London Marathon on record in aid of charity

PUBLISHED: 13:02 23 April 2018

Three Counties Running Club's Phil Newton after completing the hottest London Marathon to date.

Three Counties Running Club's Phil Newton after completing the hottest London Marathon to date.

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One of Three Counties Running Club (TCRC)’s newest members took on the hottest London Marathon on record at the weekend.

Three Counties Running Club is next flying the flag on May 6 at the King’s Lynn GEAR 10k event.  Three Counties Running Club is next flying the flag on May 6 at the King’s Lynn GEAR 10k event.

Among the 41,000 runners taking part on Sunday (April 22) - which saw temperatures rise to 24 degrees - was TCRC newbie Phil Newton

Running in his first full marathon, Phil took on the challenge to raise money and awareness for The World Horse Welfare Charity.

Phil was looking to run a sub four hour but realised with the heat he needed to listen to his body and adjust his pace. Phil finished in an impressive time of 4:14:30 PB.

In other sporting activities TCRC member Arthur Sargeant travelled to Great Yarmouth to take part in his first ever triathlon sprint in the East Coast Triathlon event.

Three Counties Running Club is next flying the flag on May 6 at the King’s Lynn GEAR 10k event.  Three Counties Running Club is next flying the flag on May 6 at the King’s Lynn GEAR 10k event.

Arthur was very happy after completing the 250m swim, 16k cycle and 3k run in a time of 1:04:24PB.

Parkrun results

Kings Lynn

Daniel Barnes 19:43 PB

Elisabeth Sennitt-Clough 21:16PB

March

Victoria May 32:15

Peterborough

Steve Clarke 31.01 PB

Three Counties Running Club is next flying the flag on May 6 at the King’s Lynn GEAR 10k event.

This year TCRC members are supporting the charities Cancer Research UK, Asthma UK, Miscarriage Association.

Seven of its members are also raising money for Reach for the Stars. If you would like to sponsor Reach for the Stars visit https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-display/showROFundraiserPage?userUrl=SarahJohnson71&pageUrl=1

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