Fenland runners brave high speed winds at Ely Runners 10km race

PUBLISHED: 10:44 13 January 2014 | UPDATED: 10:44 13 January 2014

FRC runners at the Ely race.

FRC runners at the Ely race.

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Fenland Running Club competitors braved winds of up to 45 mph to compete in the festive Ely Runners 10k on New Year’s Eve.

All 12 FRC members ran superbly to break the hour barrier, with Martin Jennings first home in 38 minutes 43 seconds to finish fifth in the MV40 category and 32nd overall.

Times and positions (out of 553 runners): Martin Jennings 32nd, 38.43; Sean Connolly 44th, 39.52; Richard Hammond 63rd, 41.12; Paul Griffin 98th, 43.00; Andre Pittock 108th, 43.29; Dean Clark 177th, 47.18; Richard Betts 182nd, 47.25; Mark Millinson 197th, 47.52; Adam Oakes 324th, 53.23; Michelle Gilbert 332nd, 53.37; Nicky Jennings 336th, 54.33; Ellen Drew 439th 58.04.

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