Athletics: Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners enjoy Friday Night 5

PUBLISHED: 16:03 03 July 2018 | UPDATED: 16:03 03 July 2018

GFDR's Dan Wright, John Smith, Anthony Karas and Colin Jackson after the Friday Night 5 race

GFDR's Dan Wright, John Smith, Anthony Karas and Colin Jackson after the Friday Night 5 race

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A group of 25 Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners took part in the Friday Night 5-mile road race around Pleshey last week.

GFDR's Henrietta Butcher (357) and Hayley Morley (360) at two miles at the Friday Night 5 eventGFDR's Henrietta Butcher (357) and Hayley Morley (360) at two miles at the Friday Night 5 event

Hot weather did not deter a field of 92 runners, with James Bosher finishing second in 27.41.

Josh Sowman (28.02) and Lee Pickering (28.06) were third and fourth, with Jared Bethall sixth in 28.22.

Antony Karas (34.35), Dan Wright (36.37), Laetitia Corbett (37.58), Hayley Morley (41.17) and Debbie Stares (44.50) all set personal bests.

Completing the GFDR men’s line-up were Richard Mead (30.02), Dan Reynolds (30.57), Kevin Marshall (32.35), Alan Fullerton (33.30), Martin Atkinson (34.27), Neil Hitchcock (35.09), Jason Bepsey (35.36), John Smith (37.40), Colin Jackson (38.43), Lee Prowse (39.18) and Mark Smith (40.42).

Karen Pickering (36.11) and Kerry Harrington (36.56) were second and third females, ahead of Henrietta Butcher (42.20), Hayley Smith (44.32) and Roz Wright (49.37).

GFDR are holding a 10k road race from Felsted on Sunday.


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