Athletics: Fenland Running Club members impress at Hereward Relay

Fenland Running Club's Ryan Jones

Fenland Running Club's Ryan Jones - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club sent nine teams to the annual Hereward Relay recently.

Fenland Running Club's Rod Sinnott

Fenland Running Club's Rod Sinnott - Credit: Archant

First run in 1998 with 20 teams, this year’s event saw 117 teams of four cover legs from Peterborough to Whittlesey (6.9 miles), Whittlesey to March (10.3), March to Welney (11.5) and Welney to Ely (10.9).

And Fenland’s Ryan Jones (41.14), Lewis Saunders (65.00), Stuart Follen (79.52) and Sean Connolly (68.58) combined to come home in an impressive sixth place.

Gary Axter-Mattingley, Adrian Searle, Rachael Nichols and Mandy Coleman had all graduated from the club’s Beginners Course, plus Rimvydas Muduras and Steve Bennington, as Carly Read smashed her first leg best by 65 seconds.

Team B: Muduras 42.22, Richard Hammond 69.18, Graham Milham 80.37, Richard Agger 80.37; C: Ellen Connolly 50.27; Jay Gilbert 83.29, Nicky Jennings 91.50, Bethan Everson 71.21; D: Adrian Searle 61.53; Paul Weigand 81.40, Lucy Hicks 133.32, John Shaw 79.21; E: Gilly Anderson 69.17, Max Pearson 85.50, Ian King 106.54, John Chapman 89.17; F: Rachael Nichols 62.22, Cat Due 93.42, Jane Greenwood 108.01, Stuart Webb 75.49; G: Carly Read 60.12, Palu Griffin 77.06, Maire Kay 94.01, Rod Sinnott 79.46; H: Mandy Coleman 67.19, Sarah Gauvin 93.12, Ann Trett 97.03, Andre Pittock 81.57; I: Gary Axter-Mattingley 57.29, Larissa Follen 98.57, Tim Chapman 82.47, Alan Bird 93.32.

Fenland Running Club's Rimvydas Muduras

Fenland Running Club's Rimvydas Muduras - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's Richard Hammond

Fenland Running Club's Richard Hammond - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's Carly Read

Fenland Running Club's Carly Read - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's Rachael Nichols

Fenland Running Club's Rachael Nichols - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's Max Pearson

Fenland Running Club's Max Pearson - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's John Chapman

Fenland Running Club's John Chapman - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's Mandy Coleman

Fenland Running Club's Mandy Coleman - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's Andre Pittock

Fenland Running Club's Andre Pittock - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's Rachael Nichols

Fenland Running Club's Rachael Nichols - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's Alan Bird

Fenland Running Club's Alan Bird - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club's Bethan Everson

Fenland Running Club's Bethan Everson - Credit: Archant

Fenland Running Club members

Fenland Running Club members - Credit: Archant

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