Big turnout at Peterborough Series 5km with March AC ladies putting in impressive performances

Fenland Running Club members at Peterborough 5km series.

Fenland Running Club members at Peterborough 5km series. - Credit: Archant

Twenty-three Fenland Running Club members took part in the first race of the five race Peterborough 5km Grand Prix series.

The top three FRC runners at Ferry Meadows were Stuart Follen, Rod Sinnott and Paul Griffin who were 51st, 53rd and 54th with just six seconds separating them and followed by Tim Chapman in 82nd place, all four breaking the magical 20 minute barrier.

Full results: Stuart Follen 51st 18:58; Rod Sinnott 53rd 19:02; Paul Griffin 54th 19:04; Tim Chapman 82nd 19:47; Dan Carrington 94th 20:10; Clive Harrod 120th 21:08; Maire Irlam 121st 21:11; Max Pearson 145th 21:51; Sarah Gauvin 151st 22:00; Ellen Drew 154th 22:07; Ian King 188th 23:10; Paulina Zub 214th 23:29; Catherine Duce 214th 24:01; Larissa Follen 247th 25:31; Dean Racey 263rd 26:16; Joice Showell 266th 26:18; Justin Showell 267th 26:19; Trevor Sutherill 273rd 26:38; Cheryl Chapman 281st 27:21; Julie Garner 286th 27:21; Stephen Brunton 311th 29:13; Tracy Veenendaal 312th 29:16.

Clive Harrod finished 144th in the Notts AC 10 mile race (1:12.02). Ian Milburn was 161st and first MV70 (1:13.38) and Paulina Zub was 237th in a personal best (1:21.35).

Justin Showell was 489th in a field of 3,391 at the Swansea Half Marathon (1:40:36).

March AC ladies shone at the Peterborough 5km series. Out of 338 runners, Melissa Neal was second lady (18:48) followed by Debra Wait who was fifth lady, Geraldine Larham eighth and Karen Patterson 11th.

Times:- Melissa Neal 18.48 (46th) Mick Stacey 19.34 (72nd) Wayne Stimson 19.37 (75th) Debra Wait 20.06 (93rd) Geraldine Larham 20.39 (104th) Karen Patterson 20.49 (111th) Justin Elvidge 21.43 (138th) Brian Harding 21.53 (147th) Dawn Veal 24.36 (229th) Fay Scrivener 26.08 (260th) Tina Lambert 26.50 (279th) Lavinia Seward 29.26 ( 315th) Pat Brown 30.39 (322nd).

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Lily–Rose Kennoy completed the 80m in 12.59secs and the 600m in 2.19.86 while Luke Gardner finished the 80m in 13.81 secs, the 600m in 2.16.92 and threw the shot put 3.67 metres.