ATHLETICS: March Athletics Club post new record time at Round Norfolk Relay
March AC runners passed the Round Norfolk Relay challenge with flying colours.
Their total time of 23 hours, 15 minutes and 52 seconds earned a fine 11th place overall, out of 61 teams from around the country.
Toni Alcaraz got March AC off to a fine start with a time of 1:58.41 on the 16.3-mile opening stage from King’s Lynn to Hunstanton - a new female best for the race.
Emma Tuck and Geraldine Larham were the third-fastest female finishers on their respective legs, while Billy Bremner delivered the best run of the male March members when taking fourth place in stage 12.
March AC results: Stage 1 (16.32m) – Toni Alcaraz 1:58.41, 14th & 1st lady; Stage 2 (14.06m) – Mick Stacey 1:44.41, 18th; Stage 3 (5.76m) – Peter West 40:23, 9th; Stage 4 (11.14m) - Karen Patterson 1:25.45, 29th; Stage 5 (10.81m) – Dave Burgess 1:16.39, 6th; Stage 6 (7.9m) – Emma Tuck 53:39, 13th & 3rd lady; Stage 7 (9.24m) – Mark Salmons 1:03.59, 20th; Stage 8 (7.52m) – Andrew Larham 50:07,(13th: Stage 9 (16.6m) – Geraldine Larham 2:01.00, 23rd & 3rd lady); Stage 10 (18.13m) - Lee Carey 2:15.10, 24th; Stage 11 (12.45m) – Justin Elvidge 1:28.50, 16th; Stage 12 (19.67m) – Billy Bremner 2:02.14, 4th; Stage 13 (13.25m) – Justin Showell 1:36.39, 25th; Stage 14 (7.27m) – Louis Fairfax 47:41, 8th; Stage 15 (10.59m) – Andy Cole 1:12.54, 13th; Stage 16 (5.49m) – Rhys Davies 36:31, 6th; Stage 17 (11.73m) – Mike Boxall 1:18.00, 12th.
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