PLEASE NOTE: I am away next week, so please can you send any results from the weekend to Kate, copied to me. Thanks, Ann

On Saturday there were Parkrun PB’s for Jacqui Walton (PB of nearly a minute), Kerry Robinson, and Breeze Rowlands – again!

Adam Holland ran the Rocky Horror Picture Show Tribute Marathon in Shropshire on Sunday, which involves running 42 laps of the Shrewsbury cycle track. The laps gave him good opportunity to see some of the outrageous costumes being worn, while he ran his 4th fastest marathon ever, and 2nd fastest this year to win in 2:36:22 and set a new course record!

The return of the Newark half marathon was a great success – a credit to all the organisers and everyone who made it happen. Special thanks to our own Jeremy Reichelt for doing a fantastic job with organisation and sorting everything out on the day. NOTFAST had 28 runners taking part, some of them running their first half marathon, and at least 8 getting PB’s. Two of our runners also got County Championship medals, and Edward and Val, as the oldest male and female runners from the Newark clubs, were each awarded a very swish new pair of trainers from the Lincolnshire Runner!

Damian Davies 01:25:40 (PB by 3 minutes and County Championship bronze medal – 3rd in age group), Adrian Dix 01:28:57 (PB), Piotr Dura 01:28:56, Jim Lovett 01:46:21 (PB), Martin Dickenson 01:50:23 (County Championship silver medal – 2nd in age group), Caroline Upton 01:50:28, Janet Davies 01:53:22 (PB by over 3 minutes), Darren Wilkinson 01:53:34, Gill Oxley 01:55:11, Andrew Rowlands 01:55:24 (PB by over 7 minutes), Claire Wood 02:01:02, Val Dethick 02:01:03, Simon Lock 02:01:40 (PB by 8 minutes), Richard Borrill 02:03:25, Kate Fisher 02:06:11, Netty Stevens 02:07:40 (PB by 14 minutes), Annette Taylor 02:08:16, Angela Brown 02:09:00, Sue Needham 02:19:42 (PB), Steve Needham 02:19:44, Faye Hemingway 02:25:11, Colin Green 02:25:32, Amy Borrill 02:28:17, Kirsty Watson 02:36:56, Karen Borrill 02:38:14, Edward Casebourne 02:47:09, Gillian Goode 03:06:48, Juliet Mumby 03:06:49.

Sue and Steve Needham are taking part in the South Shields Parkrun on Saturday, and rather than getting there the easy way, are currently cycling from Ravenglass in Cumbria to South Shields along Hadrian’s cycleway!

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