Dagenham 88 Runners duo celebrate parkrun milestone

PUBLISHED: 17:00 21 August 2018

Dagenham 88 Runners Rahana Islam and Bev Eagles completed their 250th parkruns at the weekend

Dagenham 88 Runners Rahana Islam and Bev Eagles completed their 250th parkruns at the weekend


Dagenham 88 Runners Rahana Islam and Beverley Eagles celebrate their 250th parkruns at Valentines Park on Saturday.

And there was only one second between them at the finish, with Eagles (30.01) pipping Islam (30.02).

Ryder Islam was first club member to finish in 22.28, while Paul Suett (18.41) and Joel Denning (20.43) were in action at Barking.

Peter Salmon (20.39) and Summer Smith (24.39) took on the Harrow Lodge event, where Barking Road Runners’ Rory Burr (22.21) was celebrating his 100th parkrun alongside Kevin Wotton (24.27).

Dagenham’s Caroline Tuck came home in 22.10 at Haverhill, while Barking’s Diarmuid Mac Donnell clocked 19.31 at Wanstead Flats and Paul Withyman managed 19.58 at Beckton.

Zac Attard set a new personal best of 9.32 at the latest Barkinng & Dagenham junior parkrun at Central Park on Sunday, as second-placed Ethan Standing (10.15) also beat his old mark.

Valentina Gonzalez (10.15) completed the top three, as Dagenham 88 Runners Amelia Godfrey (11.08), Amelia Beazeley (11.58) and Evie Beazeley (14.07) also took part in a large field.

Others, Barking: Philip Ellul 19.19; Ron Vialls 22.24; Wayne McAllister 22.58; Sally Bridge 23.46; Andrew Hiller 24.48; Dennis Spencer-Perkins 26.13; Alain Cooper 26.45; Robert Courtier 30.06; Greg Adams 38.59; Alan Murphy 48.42.

Beckton: Katherine Withyman 29.46.

Billericay: Mick Brown 22.45.

Colchester Castle: Andrew Gwilliam 28.06.

Hockley Woods: Bill Metcalfe 49.54.

Huddersfield: Gareth Tucker 30.12.

Raphael: Simon Childs 26.38; Jacqueline Frewin 31.55; Vicky Woodhouse 40.45; Debra Duncan-Silvera 60.31.

Whitstable: Antony Leckerman 25.30.

Valentines: Pritesh Patel 23.45; Manji Gami 24.56; Andrew Beazeley 25.12; Rakesh Sandhu 25.17; Hannah Sheikh 25.26; Robin Booputh 26.07; Louise Chappell 26.18; Tom Barton 27.07; Timi Veerasamy 30.02; Thomas Coughlan 30.44; Lynne Northcott 30.46; Kresh Veerasamy 34.06; Sonya Veerasamy 34.21; Gillian Barton 34.25; Mark Durrant 41.12; Sam Veerasamy 47.05; Julie Dalphinis 47.06.

Barking & Dagenham junior: Sophie Attard 10.43; Mason Summers 11.27; Taylor Lowdell 11.54; Archie Ryden 13.30; Jia Ladhar 13.40; Ravneet Hundal 13.52; Kyle Varsani 14.11; Baxter Moran 14.45; Tanav Krishn Jayachandran 15.17; Vincent Gee 15.47; Prabjot Kaur 15.54; Harrison KH Li 16.09; Juhi Jayachandran 16.40; Manav Hundal 17.02; Muhammad-Hadi Raja 17.07; Gwyneth MW Li 18.04; Arshjot Kaur 18.24; Anureet Kamboj 19.00; Karina Ladhar 19.51; Samuel Killick 20.45; Eli Haycraft 22.38; Jasmine Bainns 23.25; Jaskiran Bains 23.41; Chris Ryden 24.05; Harjot Panesar 25.52.

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