Cheltenham Harriers Midsummer Open III - 19/07/2017
CLC Striders saw a host of PBs and club records at the 3rd Cheltenham Midsummer Open on Wednesday 19th July at the Prince of Wales Stadium. This week the 1500m was the main event. In Race 1 Will Ferguson fought hard to claim 1st place in a season’s best time of 4:12.9. In the same race, Sam Baylis who continues to put in some great performances over the season ran a season’s best of 4.18.1 for 5th place.
In Race 2, Chris Driskell led the Striders home, running a solid time of 4.50.2 for 5th place. Driskell was followed by Paul Lockyer who fought bravely down the home straight clocking a PB time of 4.57.6. In-form Rachel Vines followed Paul running an impressive PB time of 4.59.9. Richard Shardlow also ran a season’s best of 5.11.3.
In Race 3, JJ Willson ran a strong race, clocking 5.20.3. Willson was closely followed by Trish Sturgess who continues to improve over the season, in 5.23.2
In race 4, Amelia Mullins led the club home in 6th place in a time of 5.48.4. Andrew Gage closely followed in a PB time of 5.48.9. Emma Abbey completed the strider contingent running a season’s best time of 6.21.8.
Later that evening JJ Willson (1.53.4), Rachel Vines (1.54.7), Amelia Mullins (2.13.1) and Andrew Gage (2.03.2 ran in the 600m.
Amelia Mullins and Emma Abbey also ran in the 100m clocking 16.6 and 18.8 respectively.