Halsteads’ Stewart Ellis travelled to Norfolk on Sunday to compete in the Freethorpe 10 mile road race. Ellis having put in months of hard work was hoping to break the hour mark and in doing so achieve a coveted PB. Course conditions were testing and undulating which meant that Eillis just missed his target by only a few minutes finishing 38th with a time of 64:59, averaging a very impressive average of just over 6 min mile pace.

Elsewhere Male Club Captin Jim Clark was chased all the way by the ever improving Dan Hollinshead at Saturdays Cornard 5k Park Run. Jim Clark finishing 4th in 19:52 whilst Dan Hollinshead was 6th in 20:14 (PB)

Danny Hewitt rounded off another dominant Park Run weekend for Halstead Road Runners with a time of 21:30 (PB) at Colchester Castle Park event.

Halstead Road Runners meet on a Wednesday evening at 7:15pm at Courtaluds Sports Ground, Colchester Road. If you are interested in joining please contact club captains Jim Clark 07921 312361 or Jenn Langley 07769 997189, for further information.

A reminder that the ‘Beginners Group’ starts on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at 6:15pm from Courtaulds Sports Ground Colchester Road, Halstead.
The group is aimed at anyone aged over 16 years, who wants to try running.
For further information contact Meg 07590 491120