Early June – on track and road
Midlands Athletics Championships
** **Sunday 10 June
Will Ferguson finished 12th in the Midlands 5k track championships held in Nuneaton on Sunday 10 June in a season’s best time of 15.39.08. This was Ferguson’s second outing over the 5k distance this season, improving by three seconds on his previous run.
** **Thursday 7 June
In the iconic mile distance on the track over in Worcester, Sam Baylis ran a superb sub-5-minute time of 4:50 and Clark Lawson continued his hot form, registering a mile PB of 5:06.
** **Saturday 9 June
In Gloucester on Saturday 9 June, V40 Paul Lockyer ran a sub-19-minute 18:54:5 over the 5k distance.
** **Sunday 3 June
On a blisteringly hot Sunday morning, 10 Striders made the trip over to Fairford to run in the popular 10k there. On the day, Helen Knight continued her fine form – first home for the club in a time of 42:45.9 as the 2nd lady V35.
Left to right: Janet Mustoe, Helen Knight, Nicola Weager, Gordon Bendall, Martin Bick, Kyle Sollars, Andrew Gage
Daniel Farrelly clocked 45:39.5, Kyle Sollars 48:52.6, Nicola Weager 49:56.5, Hannah Monro 49:51.9, Martin Bick 51:46.3, Andrew Gage 52:26.5, Gordon Bendall 58:35.2, Alex Monro 59:03.8, and Janet Mustoe 1:07:59.9.
Broadway Tower Charity Run
** **Wednesday 6 June
Meanwhile, Emma Abbey, part-way through a course of B12 vitamin injections, finished as the 13th LV35 in a time of 48.23.