Athletics: Dagenham 88s Sloan shows best

PUBLISHED: 11:00 06 November 2017

Dagenham 88 Runners Christine Sloan at the Marlow half marathon

Dagenham 88 Runners Christine Sloan at the Marlow half marathon


Dagenham 88 Runners Christine Sloan set a new personal best at the Marlow half marathon.

Sloan completed the tough, hilly course in Buckinghamshire, which featured over 1,000 feet of ascent and descent, in two hours 46 minutes 28 seconds.

Meanwhile, Trevor Robinson clocked 39.50 over five miles in Loughton at an inter-club cross-country event and Debbie Vince finished the Leeds Abbey 10k in 73.44.

Other members took on various parkrun events, with Manji Gami clocking 24.55 at Valentines.

Mick Brown (22.58) was the first D88 athlete home at Raphael Park, while Ian Cummins (24.40) led the way at Barking.

Ingrid Dias (38.16) was the lone club entrant at the Brentwood event, as Joanne Kingston (42.28) and Caroline Tuck (22.03) took on the Basildon and Burgess events, respectively.

Sonya Veerasamy (29.16) earned bragging rights over Timi (30.36) and Sam (32.37) at Bushy, where Sharon Robinson (30.35) was also in action.

Dagenham’s Ryder Islam was first past the post at the latest Barking & Dagenham junior parkrun at Central Park, finishing in 8.25.

Sam Gibbons (8.38) pipped Dagenham’s Joseph Grange (8.40) to second place, while Krishan Chowdhury (11.13), Amelia Beazeley (13.45) and Annika Chowdhury (13.53) also took part.

Zakaria Rahman and Yasin Rahman both set personal bests of 9.20.

Others, Barking: Pritesh Patel 26.03; Jenny O’Hanlon 28.25; Lynne Northcott 31.26.

Raphael: Gary Cardnell 25.02; Ayla Altunbicak 30.45; Lorraine Moor 30.52.

Valentines: Nils Hollman 25.16; Beverley Eagles 27.35; Ryder Islam 29.48; Zayna Sheikh 29.56; Hannah Sheikh 29.57; Rahana Islam 29.57; Vennis Chowdhury 38.19; Julie Dalphinis 48.42.

Junior: Annelise Crispin 9.31; Vansh Thomas 10.56; Joshua Chukwuma 11.09; Garetas Zigmantas 11.43; Kyle Donatien 12.31; Edward Wise 12.39; Ansh Thomas 12.42; Edvardas Zigmantas 12.55; Zain Rahman 13.00; A Koomson 13.23; Mona Lisa Chukwuma 13.26; Alan Vladica 13.35; Victor Menezes 14.29; Harrison KH Li 15.05; Reuben Atendido 15.17; Jia Ladhar 15.32; Jessica Gibbons 15.35; Emily Anscombe 15.47; Saarah Koomson 15.55; Trixia Simangan 16.26; Jessica Anscombe 16.35; Amaani Koomson 18.23; Gwyneth MW Li 19.22; Karina Ladhar 20.45; Vincent Gee 21.29.

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