Barking Road Runners compete in the virtual London Marathon
PUBLISHED: 12:00 07 October 2020
Several Barking Road Runners entered the virtual London Marathon Day run while the elite runners tackled a route around St James’s Park on Sunday.
The virtual run meant participants could choose a route of their own. Cristina and Trevor Cooper completed the marathon at Hainault Country Park with hills and mud to make it a bit tougher.
Owen Wainhouse, Gopal Myilsamy, Isobel Pinedo Borobio, Jason Li and Amanda Heslegrave also ran in the big event.
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Heslegrave completed her run at Barking Park.
Other runners also completed the Hever Castle Triathlon where Cristina Cooper covered the middle distances of a 1,900 metre swim, 90 kilometre cycle and a 21 kilometre run, finishing in a combined time of 8:08:41.
Charlotte Owen did the half marathon in a time of 2:44:41, while Amanda Heslegrave recorded her fastest time for a few years.
Meanwhile, Martin Mason and Les Jay did the Havering virtual half marathon.
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