Dagenham 88 Runner Rahana stars at Orion 15
PUBLISHED: 08:16 27 March 2017 | UPDATED: 08:16 27 March 2017
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Rahana Islam was the lone representative for Dagenham 88 Runners at the tough Orion 15 race through Epping Forest.
But despite the odd stubbed toe and blisters, Islam managed to finish the hilly course through Epping Forest in a time of two hours 28 minutes and six seconds, before enjoying some well-earned refreshments.
Ryder Islam was first to finish at the latest Barking & Dagenham junior parkrun in Central Park, in a new personal best of 8.32.
Clubmates Krishan Chowdhury (11.09) and Annika Chowdhury (14.10) were also in action, while Amelia Godfrey (12.07) and Cerys Godfrey (13.13) set new personal bests.
Other members took on a host of different parkruns, with Paul Grange the first to finish at Bognor in a time of 17.21, ahead of Jak Wright (20.12).
Caroline Tuck clocked 21.41 at Bury St Edmunds, while Vennisa Chowdhury (30.36) and Bill Metcalfe (36.51) were in action at Roding Valley and Fountains Abbey respectively.
Suzanne Easley (31.28) finished ahead of husband Stephen (37.36) at Great Notley, while Nils Hollman (22.53) led Martin O’Toole (27.24) and Beverley Eagles (29.26) home at Valentines.
A group of five Dagenham members were in action at Raphael Park, where Mick Brown (23.49) finished well clear of Julie Cardnell (32.25), David O’Brien (33.51), Kirsty Hannan (34.26) and Charlotte Banks (40.06).
Others, Barking & Dagenham junior parkrun: Valentina Gonzalez 10.53; Gilbert Watson 11.13; Ansh Thomas 13.52; Paige Watson 14.41; Amelia Beazeley 16.14; Stefan Stark 16.58; Jia Ladhar 17.07; Maya Rebecca Mih 17.44; Karina Ladhar 21.32.
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