Halstead fielded an ever impressive 9 runners in Sunday’s Braintree Skyline 5 mile race. Tom Porter and Karl Hillman were both delighted with their results as they both recorded PB’s finishing well in the field of over 350 athletes, elsewhere Mick and Shelia Purkiss and Di Ashdown all had good runs to finish well within their respective age categories.

Tom Porter 35:18 PB
Karl Hillman 38:35 PB
Laura Garnham 41:22
Lorraine Garnham 42:20
Mick Purkiss 45:41
Axel Voigt 49:12
Brian Collins 51:03
Sheila Purkiss 56:54
Diane Ashdown 59:20

Andy Wilmot and Stewart Ellis headed to Suffolk for the annual Bungay Running Festival.  Stewart Ellis opting for the 13.1 mile half marathon whilst Andy Wilmot ran the 2 lapped 26.2 mile undulating course. Ellis, running superbly took 21st place in a competitive field over 500, with a fantastic time of 1:27:09.  Andy Wilmot running solidly as ever finished his race in 4:28:34.

Rounding off yet another busy weekend for Halstead’s Road Runners was Sam Wilson, who headed off to the south cost for Brightons Marathon. Sam reaped the benefits from months of hard work finishing with a PB of 4:27:45.