Dagenham 88 runners enjoy weekend park runs with the Paul and Sara Prior impressing in Chester

PUBLISHED: 09:00 25 August 2017

Dagenham 88 Runners Paul Prior (left) and Sarah Prior are all smiles after completing the Chester park run (pic: Dagenham 88 Runners).

Dagenham 88 Runners Paul Prior (left) and Sarah Prior are all smiles after completing the Chester park run (pic: Dagenham 88 Runners).


Latest from local club including news of a one-two at recent junior park run

A number of Dagenham 88 Runners took on the weekly 5km parkrun events across the country in recent days with several clocking excellent times.

Hannah Sheikh was the first home at Valentines Park with a time of 24.47, closely followed by Ryder and Rahana Islam, who finished in 27.38 and 29.35 respectively.

Emma Dudman stopped the clock on 29.16, before Vennisa Chowdhury finished in under 30 minutes with a time of 29.53.

Beverley Eagles and Julie Dalphinis rounded off the club charge at Valentines Park in 31.28 and 53.13 respectively.

Peter Salmon was the first 88 runner home at the Raphaels Park event in a time of 20.10, before Mick Brown and Paul Eagles crossed the line in respective times of 22.01 and 25.56.

Jacqueline Frewin was just outside the 30-minute mark in 30.17 and Kevin Brown stopped the clock on 32.26. Stephen Easley also completed the course in a time of 38.13.

Club duo Debbie Joy and Louise Chappell took on the Barking park run and finished in times of 30.58 and 31.00 respectively, while John Phillips clocked 21.41 at Harrow Park and Danny White finished in 24.23.

Over at Hampstead Heath, Timi and Sam Veerasamy finished in times of 29.08 and 33.51 respectively and at Bromley Sonya Veerasamy stopped the clock on exactly 30 minutes.

Much further afield, Paul and Sara Prior took on the Chester park run and recorded respective times of 20.42 and 30.44.

William Metcalfe also took on the Fountains Water event in Ripon, Yorkshire, and completed the course in 36.15.

Senior club athletes Joel Denning and Mo Toki took part in the Weymouth Triathlon, and came home with respective times of 1:29.14 and 1:45.58.

Dagenham 88 youngsters Thomas Dudman and Ryder Islam celebrated a club one-two in the Barking & Dagenham Juniors park run event at the weekend.

Dudman just got the better of Islam, with the former finishing on eight minutes and 21 seconds and Islam just five seconds further back following a thrilling battle between the duo.

Aimee Dudman was fourth across the finishing line, completing the course in 9.53, while fellow club runner Annika Chowdhury stopped the clock on 13.23.

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