Reading, Fleet and Hampton Court
A trio of half marathons this weekend for the club with the Reading, Fleet and Hampton Court Half. At the Hampton Court Half Marathon Tony Holcombe was first to finish in a sterling time of 1 hour 47 minutes. Lisa Broad who only started running a year ago, finished her first half marathon with Mark Desmond in 2 hours 29 minutes an outstanding effort.
Way up North in Reading were 5 club members. Jessica Thomson had another weekend of racing and impressed again with a time of 1 hour 35 minutes. Adam Norgett was next across the line in 1.52. Then came the trio of Gary Gaskin, Stuart Thomson and Paul Stevenson, finishing in 2.11 and 2.12.
Andy Miles and Carl Bryant the club's very own Pinky and Perky, Dangermouse and Penfold or Ant and Dec if you will ran the Fleet Half. Despite a fall at mile 11 and two broken toes for Bryant the pair finished in an impressive time of 1.48 as they continue with their marathon training.
Reading Half Marathon: Jessica Thomson 1.35.11; Adam Norgett 1.52.45; Garry Gaskin 2.11.22; Stuart Thomson 2.12.24; Paul Stevenson 2.12.32
Fleet Half Marathon: Andy Miles 1.48.56 ; Carl Bryant 1.49.19
Hampton Court Half Marathon: Tony Holcombe 1.47.16; Lisa Broad 2.29.11; Mark Desmond 2.29.12