Halstead Road Runners fielded an impressive 13 runners at Sundays popular Stebbing Remembrance 10 mile road race. The field of over 400 runners observed the 2 minutes silence impeccably before setting off on the tough 10 mile course. Captain Jim Clark was the first of the yellow vests home in a PB time of 1:07:16, and set the tone for the majority of the Halstead Road Runners, 7 of which ran new PB times. Tom Porter made his debut for the club and ran an very good time of 1:15:00, meanwhile newly elected vice chairman Bob Langley claimed age group honours to take top spot in the V60 age category.

Jim Clark 1:07:16 PB

Jon Buist 1:08:01 PB

Andy Owen 1:08:03 PB

Glynn Stone 1:10:17 PB

Richard Candler 1:10:53 PB

Dan Hollinshead 1:11:00 PB

Bob Langley 1:11:01 (1st in age category)

Neil Poulter 1:13:05

Paul Hinsley 1:14:40

Tom Porter 1:15:00 (Debut for HRR)

Hazel Buist 1:15:34 PB

Sam Wilson 1:25:31 PB

Mick Purkiss 1:42:49

Norfolk Coastal Marathons

Dan Smith headed up to the beautiful north Norfolk coast for a marathon double. Howling gales, driving rain and 8 miles of shingle beach were the testing conditions on offer in Saturdays event which started and finished near Sheringham. Sundays conditions didn’t improve much with gusting winds of 50 mph and boggy underfoot conditions over the 27.2 mile course, however Dan battled through to finish 16th overall.