Parker leads the way as Fenland’s runners conquer 15-mile road race

A HOST of Fenland runners conquered a hilly 15 miles of road racing at Folksworth on Sunday.

First home for Fenland Running Club was Robin Parker, who finished a remarkable seventh in a field of 449 runners with a time of 1.29.52.

This stunning sub six-minute mile pace was good enough to see him first home in the Male Vet 40 category.

Trudy Sayell recorded a personal best time of 1.48.08 - knocking a massive five minutes off her previous year’s effort.

Andrew Larham was the leading performer for March AC, finishing 32nd with a time of 1.39.52. The first lady home for the club was Karen Patterson, who finished 182nd with a time of 1.48.08.

Full results

Fenland Running Club:

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Robin Parker, 7th, 1.29.52; Richard Dix, 81st, 1.47.49; Trudy Sayell, 84th, 1.48.08; Paul Weigand, 93rd, 1.48.51; Paul Arnold, 119th, 1.49.30; Andre Pittock, 119th, 1.52.46; Dan Wate, 128th, 1.53.22; Richard Hammond, 149th, 1.54.51; Adam Oaks, 317th, 2.14.29.

March AC:

Andrew Larham 32nd 1.39.52, Adrian Snook 103rd 1.50.55, Jason Perring 109th 1.51.48, Karen Patterson 182nd 1.58.52, Pete West 183rd, 1.58.53, Geraldine Emmins 186th 1.59.10, Austin Patterson 381st, 2.25.09, Shaun Donkin 394th 2.28.00, Stephen Cowell 406th 2.30.46, Alan Dawes 417th 2.33.57.