Fenland runners impress at different events

Matt Pyatt

Matt Pyatt - Credit: Archant

FENLAND Running Club competitors produced a host of outstanding performances last week.

In-form Marie Irlam came second in the ladies category of the Littleport Leisure 10km multi-terrain race on Sunday.

She smashed her personal best by nearly two minutes to finish in 42 minutes four seconds.

Colin Ferguson came out on top in the Vets-60 category in 43 minutes seven seconds and Sarah Gauvin was first lady Vet-35 fo finish, crossing the line in 43 minutes 50 seconds.

Full results: Maire Irlam 42.04(PB); Colin Ferguson 43.07; Sarah Gauvin 43.50; Adam Chown 46.27; Paul Weigand 46.27; David Brammer 47.24; Paulina Zub 50.57.


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Fellow club member Matt Pyatt, 36, came home with a bronze medal in a strong field at the Cambridgeshire open mile championships in St Ives.

Competing against mostly youngsters, some more than half his age, he finished third in a superb time of four minutes 45 seconds.

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