From Bristol to the Norfolk coast: busy weekend for Fenland Running Club as members sprint through a series of events

Fenland Running Club member Richard Hammond at the Great South Run

Fenland Running Club member Richard Hammond at the Great South Run - Credit: Archant

Members of Fenland Running Club were scattered all over the country on Sunday as the club took part in a series of distance running events.

Fenland Running Club in Norfolk before the Three Counties Run

Fenland Running Club in Norfolk before the Three Counties Run - Credit: Archant

The hilly Bristol to Bath Marathon, the Bupa Great South Run 10 mile in Portsmouth and the North Norfolk Beach Runners Holt 10K were all ran by FRC members, who turned in some impressive times.

Starting from Bristol, Gill Holmes ended up in Bath after her 35th Marathon in a time of 6:00;03 and 4,044th in a finishing field of 4,129.

In Portsmouth, Richard Hammond had his best ever 10 mile run with a personal best time of 1:04:58 and was 269th in a field of 13,953 finishers.

Somewhat closer to home, Claudia and Ian Milburn raced in the Holt 10K and finished 103rd and 130th in times of 0:44:52 and 0:46:30 respectively.


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A further 30 or so members also took part in the club’s Three Counties social run which started in Norfolk at West Walton, via Sutton Bridge in Lincolnshire and finishing along the river bank near Wisbech, with the run raising £60 for Cancer Research as the chosen charity of hosts Eric and Sue Page.

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