The Summer League at Newstead Abbey was a pleasant if demanding route. NOTFAST members put in a fine performance. Our three ladies did really well. Caroline Small finished first followed by Fay Parker and Lyn McDonnell. Chris McDonnell led the men home followed by Piotr Dura, Jeremy Reichelt, Andy Pritchett, David Gill, Bob Oakham and Andy Watts. There are no official results.
The Grantham AC Summer Solstice 10K at Long Bennington was a super event and evening. 9 of our members had excellent runs on a hot summer evening. It was great to cheer in our three Summer League ladies who all ran well. Lyn McDonnell finished in 57m50s (5th in age group), Fay Parker in 54m38s (22nd), while Caroline Small finished in a PB of 52m57s (12th),. Ann Manley was our fourth lady and finished in 55m53s (20th). Chris McDonnell was first man back in 43m14s (8th), followed by Piotr Dura in 46m07s (30th), Martin Dickenson in 51m47s (13th), John Geeson 52m12s (14th) and Bob Oakham in 63m08s (24th).
Steve Needham took part in the Dambuster Triathlon on Saturday at Rutland Water and completed the event in 3:11:04.
1500m swim in 40:32 – 42km cycle in 1:30:10 – 10km run 56:07
Edward Casebourne and John Miller two of our Long Distance Walkers took on The Ivanhoe Way Challenge. This was a hot, hard, demanding 37mile walk in Leicestershire, which they finished in a fine time of 13h54m.