Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners enjoy Friday Night 5

Martin Atkinson (38), John Smith (53) and Jason Bepey (90) at Pleshey

Martin Atkinson (38), John Smith (53) and Jason Bepey (90) at Pleshey - Credit: Archant

Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners sent a group of 21 members to Springfield Striders’ Friday Night 5 event.

Hayley Morley (48), Henrietta Butcher (51) and Louise Garrett (43) at Pleshey

Hayley Morley (48), Henrietta Butcher (51) and Louise Garrett (43) at Pleshey - Credit: Archant

The five-mile race covered a two-lap course though Pleshey and Rachel Sweatt (29.36) was the fastest female.

Dan Reynolds was sixth in a personal best of 28.14, while Declan Evans (30.50), Luca Predebon (32.17), Lee Prowse (35.07), Henrietta Butcher (41.23), Louise Garrett (43.55) and Szabina Nemeth (51.56) also beat old marks.

James Bosher (28.30) was followed home by Lee Pickering (29.16), Kevin Marshall (32.12), Philippa Robinson (32.53), Gerard Geurts (33.55) and Antony Karas (33.56).

Marin Atkinson (35.00) was second M60, ahead of Karen Pickering (35.07), John Smith (37.37), Brady Ramsay (40.32), Hayley Smith (41.17) and Hayley Morley (41.24).


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