Runners slowly returning to normality thanks to Green Wheel Relay

Three Counties team that took part in Green Wheel Relay

One of the Three Counties teams that took part in this year's Green Wheel Relay. - Credit: Three Counties Running Club

Normality is gradually returning for Three Counties Running Club.

Two teams entered this year's Green Wheel Relay, which starts and finishes at the Embankment in Peterborough covering 49 miles over seven legs.

Team Counties were Lee Johnson, Sarah Johnson, Dawn Ball, Gary Bligh, Matthew Knott, Michelle Brown and Amy Baxter finishing in a total time of six hours, two minutes and 47 seconds.

Three Counties members at Green Wheel Relay

Three Counties members at the Green Wheel Relay. - Credit: Three Counties Running Club

Team Three were Rickie Trundle, Debbie Agger, Donna Johnson, Gary Ingrey, Kersten Müller, Matt Hunter and Karen Smith finishing in a total time of 06:44:38.

Richard Stapleton took part in his first official race since lockdown running in the Marriott trail half marathon towards Norwich, finishing 12th overall.

Richard Stapleton of Three Counties Running Club

Richard Stapleton took part in his first official race since lockdown at the Marriott trail half-marathon. - Credit: Three Counties Running Club


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Junior parkrun saw 40 runners at Wisbech Park last week on a slightly cooler day. First TCRC junior runner home was Isaac Western 9:37, Callum Bates 12:06 and Rowan Coultard 13:32.

Members also ran the Thetford half-marathon with Sarah Melton-Whitelam, Steve Whitelam, Tony Lamb and Tracy Adams taking part.

Thetford half-marathon team for Three Counties

The team of Sarah Melton-Whitelam, Steve Whitelam, Tony Lamb and Tracy Adams at the Thetford half-marathon event. - Credit: Three Counties Running Club

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