Runners fulfil first aim of 2021 with New Year's challenge

March junior runner completes 5k test

Serge Lambert (far right) completed the 5k course in 25 minutes and 45 seconds. - Credit: March AC

Personal bests and impressive runs were achieved as March Athletic Club fulfilled one of their New Year’s resolutions (NYR). 

The club’s first aim of 2021 was to set a new 5km personal best, with 30 runners taking part in the NYR run between January 11-24. 

March runner achieves personal best

Barry Head achieved a new 5k personal best. - Credit: March AC

Despite dipping temperatures and strong winds, seven personal bests were recorded with junior member Serge Lambert managing an impressive time of 25.45 over the route. 

Joanne Anderson-Wenn, who was the club’s most improved female runner in 2020, shaved 68 seconds off her previous 5km best, too. 

March runner smashes personal 5k best

James Arran also achieved a new 5k personal best of 22 minutes and 32 seconds. - Credit: March AC

March runner completes 5k course

James Moon was one of the runners to complete March Athletic Club's 5k challenge. - Credit: March AC

Woman knocks whopping 68 seconds off personal best

Jo Anderson-Wenn, named March AC's most improved female runner last year, knocked 68 seconds off her 5k personal best. - Credit: March AC

March runner impresses in 5k test

Kanina O'Neil also produced an impressive performance in March AC's 5k challenge. - Credit: March AC

RESULTS 


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Niall Jackson 17:05; Andy Cole 17:44 PB; Tony Brown 18:29 PB; Toni Alcaraz 19:35; Liam Lambert 20:07; Kanina O’Neil 20:24; Andrew Larham 20:33; Geraldine Larham 20:47; Mark Salmons 20:48; Barry Head 21:13 PB; Dean Markillie 21:25 PB; Dan Barber 22:05; James Arran 22:32 PB; Jon Long 22:55 PB; Jason Mottram 23:06; Tina Lambert 23:16; Jo Anderson Wenn 23:32 PB; Hannah Daniel 24:15; Justin Showell 24:38; Mark Cook 24:52; Serge Lambert 25:45; Aisleen Parker 27:35; Emily Garry 27:57; Wendy Harrison 28:16; James Moon 28:22; Mark Darlow 29:25; Dawn Veal 29:25; Sue Ward 30:20; Pat Norris 31:32; Fay Scrivener 44:47. 

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