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Athletics: Dagenham 88 Runners hit Halstead marks

PUBLISHED: 12:00 16 May 2018

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Halstead Marathon

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Halstead Marathon

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Dagenham 88 Runners were back out on marathon duty in the picturesque countryside around Halstead on Sunday.

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Witham 10Dagenham 88 Runners at the Witham 10

Some members were making their debuts over the 26.2-mile distance, while others were aiming to better times set at London last month.

Peter Salmon came home in 3:42, while Hannah Sheikh clocked a new best of 4:20, some 20 minutes faster than at London.

Shaun Holder (4:20) and Rahana Islam (4:25) were next ahead of Rosina Salmon (4:32), who took 24 minutes off her previous best.

Emma Dudman (4:50) pipped Bev Eagles (4:54) as first-timers Jamie Austin (4:46) and Luke Summers (5:18) also ran.

Dagenham 88 Runners Ian Cummins at the Ox RacesDagenham 88 Runners Ian Cummins at the Ox Races

Tony Woodgate (2:03.11), Jenny O’Hanlon (2:30.45), Andrew Beazeley (2:32.18) and Helen Mackenzie-Cardy (3:25.46) completed the Milton Keynes half marathon, while a group of 13 ran the Witham 10 mile race.

Nigel Swinburne (1:07.33), Ian Cummins (1:26.11), Michael Pegnall (1:33.08) and Nils Hollmann (1:39.40) ran alongside Jamie Austin (1:22.19) and Luke Summers (1:34.50), who set new bests.

Caroline Tuck (1:22.25), Hannah Sheikh (1:30.35), Rahana Islam (1:32.13), Rosina Salmon (1:42.34), Jane Swanson-Spent (1:56.59), Denise Woolston (1:56.58) and Lynne Northcott (2:01.49) were also in action.

Elsewhere, Ian Cummins completed 50 miles over 14 hours at the Ox Races, as Caroline Cummins ran a half marathon distance.

Jennifer Akroyd (30.20), Robert Woodgate (22.15), Tony Woodgate (24.30), Gary Cardnell (28.22) and Bill Metcalfe (42.09) completed the latest Crown to Crown 5k, while Lynne Northcott and Sumayyah Ali raised £140 for the Penny Appeal charity at the Regents Park Superhero 5k and Metcalfe clocked 42.41 at the Brockenhurst 5k.

Parkrun results, Barking: Andrew Beazeley 28.16, Sonya Veerasamy 29.37, Emma O’Shea 29.38, Lorraine Moor 31.01, Lynne Northcott 31.51, Kelly Drake-Tapscott 33.44, Kay Sandford 33.45, Julie Cardnell 36.32.

Bury: Caroline Tuck 23.32.

Harrow Lodge: John Phillips 21.19.

Raphael: Billy Walkington 20.02, Jacqueline Frewin 31.05, Victoria Rose 33.23.

Valentines: Nils Hollmann 24.50, Ryder Islam 24.53, Manji Gami 25.16, Rahana Islam 25.30, Hannah Sheikh 28.26, Jennifer Akroyd 29.20, Pritesh Patel 30.00, Jane Swanson-Sprent 33.08, Vennisa Chowdhury 39.45, Julie Dalphinis 42.46.

Junior: Ryder Islam 8.32, Yasin Rahman 9.51, Olamilekan Oshinaike 11.44, Amelia Godfrey 12.16, Leyla Oden 12.33, Daniel Dawson 12.43, Amelia Beazley 13.21, Raveneet Hundal 16.39, Jia Ladhar 16.41, Harrison KH Li 17.10, Vincent Gee 17.23, Evie Beazeley 17.41, Arshjot Kaur 18.42, Gwyneth MK Li 18.52, Maya Rebecca Mih 19.10, Manav Hundal 19.20, Karina Ladhar 19.46, Vidya Monro 22.47.

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