Middle Distance and Endurance round up 19th May 2018

20 May

Pride of place goes to those competing in the Highgate Harriers night of 10Ks on Saturday 19th May 2018 on the track with a raft of PB’s. In race order, Andy Salmon 33.56.19, Harry Allen 33.15.49, Dan Studley 29.15.41 and Eleanor Davies 33.33.20.

While the focus was on the Bristol 10K last weekend at Sports City Manchester, Luke Evans was posting a 15.06.5 PB for 5K and Hugh Sadler a 1,500 metre PB of 3.57.8. Andy Chambers won the Ottery 10K in 33.15.

Tuesday 15th May 2018 was the Sri Chinmoy 2 mile race in Eastville Park with Ali’s army out in force in the shorter 1 mile Junior race.

1 Jay Akbar Bristol & West AC 05:36

2 Fred Cummins Bristol & West AC 05:38

3 Jacob Roe Bristol & West AC 05:38

5  Eoin O’Halloran Bristol & West AC 05:55

6 Misha Evans Bristol & West AC 06:05

7 Joshua Lewis Bristol & West AC 06:16

8 Jay Hunt Bristol & West AC 06:18

9 Jacob Franklin Bristol & West AC 06:29

10 Luki Ffrench Bristol & West AC 06:32

11 Tomek Czerepinski Bristol & West AC 06:39

12 Ronnie Wilmott Bristol & West AC 06:43

13 Sonny Walsh Bristol & West AC 06:53

14 Zachary Roe Bristol & West AC 06:58

15 Archie Green Bristol & West AC 06:59

16 Jemima Dutton Bristol & West AC  07:05 Junior Girl 2nd

17  Ben French Bristol & West AC 07:21

18 Morgan Candy Bristol & West AC 07:34

19 Niamh Roe Bristol & West AC 08:06 Junior Girl 3rd

20 Erin Cronin Bristol & West AC 08:51 Junior Girl 4th


In the Senior Race Leon Grogan and Elyas Haji were 1st and 3rd, Tom Burgess 1st M60 and Debbie Hunt, Karen Watson (3rd W50) and Michelle Edgell 24th 27th & 33rd

The Tyntesfield 10K on Wednesday saw Alex Whittaker take fourth place in 40.19, followed by a trio of John Rooney, Andy Malloy and Paul Jefferson all M40s finishing together in 41.54 and occupying the first three M40 slots. Annabel Granger was first lady in 42.26, Mike Warren 62nd and 14th M40 overall in 49.14, Jane Colman 65th and 1st W50 49.28, Dave Salter 3rd M60 49.26, Paul Smardon 97th overall and 17th M50, Maggie Salter 4th W50 in 54.04.

The first of the GWR Tow Path races was on Friday evening 18th May 2018 with 23 B&W AC members running. On a short 10k Ben Robinson took the honours by a goodly margin in 31.15, with Pete Bains fourth in 33.40 and Chris Harvey seventh and second M40 in 34.31. Matt Robinson was first M50 in 34.50, Paul Jefferson third M40 in 35.05, Nick Roberts was 14th overall in 35.26, Andy Tarrant 20th in 36.40 & Dan Schofield 22nd in 37.11. There was a scrap for the ladies places with Annabel Granger (a busy week with second in the Tewkesbury half last Sunday) taking the honours in 37.17, Imogen Peck third in 37.21, and Catie O’Donoghue fourth in 37.31. Tom Weller was 27th in 37.28, Malcolm Richie 32nd in 38.23, Dan Morgan 46th in 40.25, Stuart Presnell 49th in 40.44, Gordon Everett 52nd in 41.54, James Pope 55th in 51.59, Mike Warren 56th in 42.04, Garry Mistry 66th in 43.28, Chris Pearce 1st M65 in 46.12, Liz Hill 88th overall in 46.24, Mel Moss 102nd in 47.42 and Karen Watson, well up in the W55s in 41.28.