Athletics: Barking Road Runners take Horndon 10k prize

PUBLISHED: 09:00 29 June 2018

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Horndon 10k

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Horndon 10k


Barking Road Runners had reason to cheer at the Horndon on the Hill 10k after winning the team prize.

Barking Road Runners at the Horndon 10kBarking Road Runners at the Horndon 10k

Lee Johnson was second in 35 minutes 14 seconds, with Martin Page (below) first M60 athlete across the line in 44.10 as the event doubled up as the club’s fifth Grand Prix race of the season.

Gary Coombes was fifth in 36.57, as James Lowndes (39.34), Paul Ward (41.35), Antony Leckerman (45.32), Ron Vialls (47.05), Andy Preston (50.10), Andrew Gwilliam (51.20) and Robin Booputh (58.20) also went below one hour.

Robert Courtier (61.31), Nicola Cranmer (64.34), Kresh Veerasamy (66.19), Nyokabi Kirthuti (71.44), Alison Fryatt (74.26) and Mick Ball (87.45) completed the line-up.

Dagenham 88 Runners sent a large squad of their own to the event, with Caroline Tuck (48.13), Hannah Sheikh (51.43), Emma Dudman (55.51) and Rahana Islam (55.40) third in the women’s team event.

Barking's Martin Page celebrates at the Horndon 10kBarking's Martin Page celebrates at the Horndon 10k

The race also doubled up as their Grand Prix series, with Nigel Swinburne leading Dagenham home in 39.53.

Peter Salmon (41.59), Paul Prior (42.55), Jamie Austin (46.47), James Smith (47.26), Callum Cockley (48.28), Nils Hollmann (48.22), Tony Woodgate (48.39) and Mick Brown (49.54) also went sub-50 minutes.

Breaking the hour mark were Gary Cardnell (52.59), Michael Pegnall (53.09), Luke Summers (54.22), Danny White (57.15), Louise Chappell (57.14), Jenny O’Hanlon (58.21) and Timi Veerasamy (59.50).

Completing Dagenham’s contingent were Rosina Salmon (61.10), Sally Phillips (62.10), Sara Prior (65.42), Emma O’Shea (66.39), Lorraine Moor (66.39), Denise Woolston (69.24), Kelly Drake-Tapscott (70.13), Karen Joy (70.42), Kay Sandford (72.52), Christine Lardner (72.54), Deborah Joy (73.38), Richele Cockley (75.09) and Sam Veerasamy (76.36).

The next club Grand Prix race is the Orion 5 on August 11, which is the fourth round of the ELVIS series.

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