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Athletics: Barking Road Runner bags prize

PUBLISHED: 11:22 04 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:22 04 October 2017

Barking Road Runners Amanda Hestlegrave was third female to finish the Harold Wood 5

Barking Road Runners Amanda Hestlegrave was third female to finish the Harold Wood 5

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Barking Road Runners’ Amanda Hestlegrave took the third-place female prize at the Harold Wood 5 at the weekend.

Hestlegrave produced a strong run to finish ahead of clubmate Clare Forman, who set a new personal best in fourth.

Athletes took on several challenging hills on the five-mile course to raise funds for the Rainbow Trust and Romford Drum & Trumpet Corps.

Paul Ward was first male athlete home for Barking, with Martin Page, Derv Bartlett, Ron Vialls, Andy Preston, Andrew Gwilliam, Mick Davidson, Chris and Vicki Groves, Alison Fryatt, Nikki Cranmer, Kresh Veerasamy, Ken Summerfield and Mick Ball also in action.

Jenny Birch ran 1:04.06 at the Southend 10k, taking six minutes off her time from last year, while Vicky Cooper was first woman home at the Dartford parkrun in a new best of 21.11.

Barry Culling (24.14) and Paul Ward (21.54) ran Roding Valley and Gunpowder events, as Andrew Hiller (24.31) and Ray Taylor (35.19) took on the Raphael parkrun.

Richard Ash (33.44) and Mark Durrant (27.23) were at Harrow Lodge and Walthamstow, respectively, as Rakesh Sandhu (23.16) and Kresh Veerasamy (34.10) ran Valentines.

Others, Barking: Philip Ellul 19.39; Diarmuid Mac Donnell 19.42; Alex Jeremy 20.09; Rory Burr 21.04; Ron Vialls 22.40; Andy Preston, Sally Bridge 24.11; James Lowndes 24.30; John Lang 25.17; Martin Brooks 26.08; Wayne McAllis-ter 27.00; Dawn Blake 27.49; Nikki Cranmer 29.27; Nige Swaby 30.44; Alison Fryatt 30.54; Melissa Lowndes 31.30; Dennis Spencer-Perkins 31.30; Sandra Swan 32.39; Mick Ball 35.04; Trevor Parkin 47.00; Margaret Byers 52.23; James Byers 52.29; Lisa Maughan 52.30.

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