Weekend Recap: 2:01:39

Sunday saw Eliud Kipchoge transcend the marathon and perform meta-physical feats in Berlin. If you haven’t seen it yet then set aside two hours, one minute and thirty-nine seconds of your day. His words after becoming the first person to run under 2 hours for a marathon?

“I am grateful”.

Worcester 10k:

I couldn’t find the results as of 8pm on Sunday. Will update you as soon as I find a link. In the meantime look at these lovely people modelling their new tshirts:

Brueton parkrun:
Gareth Wainwright continued his run of low seventeens with a 17:13 at Brueton followed by Chris Morgan in 17:43 and Jack Bristow in 17:44. Three K&D men running sub-18 as they warm up for the Road Relays. Flick Sharp popped under 21 to lead the women and finish first woman overall. Flick led home Kerry Ann Thompson who again ran 22:20 and Jane Hunt for 23:43.

Massive congratulations to Pete Makepeace who’s marathon training is paying off. Pete ran a superb new parkrun PB of 19:17.

Kerry Ann Thompson made it 6 PB’s in 6 parkrun’s. Superb. Look at that magic:


Coventry parkrun:
Simon Battson took on War Memorial park and clocked 25:46.

Greenock parkrun:
Home of Greenock Morton FC and for this week Anthony Dutton. Anthony sprinkled a bit of green and gold magic as he ran 19:58.

Walsall Arboretum parkrun:
More lung fun for Darren John as he ran 21:20. Meanwhile Kate Marsh continued her return from a foot niggle running 26:16.

Waterstown parkrun:
I think Waterstown was featured in the Mel Gibson ‘epic’ Waterworld.  Brian Corr splashed round in 22:42. We’ll be checking for gills on Wednesday.

Burnham & Highbridge parkrun:
Two for one? Steve Marks ran 32:42 at one or the other.

Sutton parkrun:
A new local favourite parkrun for our club members as new local favourite Phil Wood explored Sutton park this week. Phil ran 23:06.

Lymington Woodside parkrun:
Karen Ratcliffe ran 27:09 for her first time at Lymington Woodside.