Tom Porter jetted off to Denmark for Sunday’s Copenhagen Half Marathon. Having taken up running less than a year ago, Sunday marked his second race over the 13.1 distance with a previous best time of 1:45. However months of training over the summer months paid off as a delighted Tom Porter finished in 1:33:32.
Karl Hillman, Adam Buckle and Danni Evans also took on the Half Marathon distance, however staying a little closer to home in Ipswich. Karl Hillman and Adam Buckle jostled for positions throughout the 13.1 mile course with Hillman pipping Buckle by less than a minute on the line. Danni Evans once again put in a strong performance to finish first for the club.
Danni Evans 1:48:02
Karl Hillman 1:54:26
Adam Buckle 1:55:15
Dan Smith completed the Kent Coyote Marathon on Sunday. The 21 lapped race around Gravesend Cyclopark attracts a competitive field of athletes. In humid conditions Dan was disappointed to miss his PB by just 1 minute, finishing in 4:16:24.
Nicole Smith ran the Ingatestone 5 mile road race on Sunday, deciding to race on the morning. However the lack of preparation didn’t stop Nicole as she went on to finish in 42:02.