Dagenham 88 Runners enjoy London Triathlon challenge at the Royal Victoria Dock!
PUBLISHED: 17:00 24 July 2017
Plenty of club members take part in the Outlaw Triathlon in Nottingham with Manji Gami impressing
Dagenham 88 Runners’ Joel Denning and Jane Swanson-Brent secured new personal bests over the weekend at the London Triathlon event in the Royal Victoria Dock.
Both athletes took on the Olympic route which compromised of a 1500m swim, 40km bike ride and a 10km run.
Denning stopped the clock on two hours, 38 minutes and two seconds, while Swanson-Brent took 50 minutes off her previous best with a time of 3.32.59.
Marios Pistalis was the first runner home in 2.28.40, while Rahana Islam recorded 3.50.57.
Richard Dudman took part in the gruelling weekend warrior, which consisted of the sprint and Olympic events over both days, where he finished in respective times of 1.15:58, 2.38:59 and 1.25.57 and 3.51:58. Mo Toki completed the sprint event and finished in 59.21.
Meanwhile at the Outlaw Triathlon in Nottingham, competitors took on a 2.4mile swim, 112m bike ride and a multi-lap run. Going solo for the first time was Manji Gami, who earned a superb time of 15.09.12.
The team of Mark Jermey, Paul Haycraft and Nazia Islam finished the gruelling event in 11.31.46, while Amanda Heslegrave, Trevor Cooper and Cristina Cooper recorded 12.19.46.
Ryder Islam stole the show at the Barking & Dagenham junior park run where he clocked 8.31, while personal bests went to Jaikar Tratt, Victor Menezes, A.Koomson, Anika Chowdhury, Maya Mih, Amaani Koomson, Jiya Jindjahan Kaur Gill and Vincent Gee. Over the senior park run distance, a number of club runners took part with Jeff Webster (25.15) and Paul Eagles (26.29) first home.
They were followed by Lynne Northcott (29.52), Jacqui Elliott (35.52), Denise Woolston (35.53), Suzanne Easley (51.55) and Stephen Easley (52.11) at Raphaels Park while Hannah Sheikh was the first home at Valentines Park.
She finishing the course in 24.32, while Ryder and Rahana Islam recorded times of 25.48 and 25.56 respectively. Rosina Salmon (27.54) also did well.
Gary Coombes and Pritesh Patel finished in 18.05 and 27.29 respectively over at Barking Park, while at Basildon Mick Brown clocked 23.11.
At Hadleigh, Ian and Caroline Cummins finished in 26.46 and 34.48, while at Bury St Edmunds, Caroline Tuck clocked 22.28 and Bill Metcalfe recorded 41.30.
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