Stafford 20 - 11th March 2012
Alice won 1st L35 and was placed 4th lady (95th overall) in the field of over 400. The course had been described as ‘undulating’, and by the third of 3 laps of Staffordshire countryside the undulations definitely felt more like hills. Johnston’s biggest fear on going into the race was the possibilty of having noone to talk to for over 2 hours. Fortunately she latched onto a fellow gas-bag and chatted happily round until 18 miles when she got a second wind completing the last 2 miles at
7 minute pace and finishing in 2:26:19, a club record.