Dagenham 88 runners enjoy success across the country in marathons and park runs

PUBLISHED: 09:00 31 October 2017

Dagenham 88 Runners Sonya Veerasamy, Timi Veerasamy and Sam Veerasamy in Dublin (Pic: Ian Cummins)

Dagenham 88 Runners Sonya Veerasamy, Timi Veerasamy and Sam Veerasamy in Dublin (Pic: Ian Cummins)


Dagenham 88 runners Caroline Tuck had reason to celebrate at the weekend after bagging the female vet 50 top spot at the Bury St Edmunds 10k.

Ian Cummins enjoyed success at the Snowdonia marathon (Pic: Ian Cummins)Ian Cummins enjoyed success at the Snowdonia marathon (Pic: Ian Cummins)

Tuck also finished fourth overall amongst the women at the race on Sunday, which came up short of the full distance as a marshall sent the entire field the wrong way, as she crossed the line in 40 minutes and 38 seconds.

Danny White also enjoyed success as he won the Sprint Aquathon, a 200m swim and a 3k run, in Upminster as he finished in 19 minutes and 33 seconds.

The Veerasamy’s headed over to Dublin for the marathon with a beautiful Autumn day showcasing the city for all 15,000 plus runners.

First home on her marathon debut was Sonya Veerasamy in a superb 5:03:36, with Timi Veerasamy and Sam Veerasamy scoring 5:05:05 and 5:30:30 respectively.

The three ran the first 10k of the race together.

Across the Irish Sea Ian Cummins enjoyed the Snowdonia marathon, taking in the road around the mountain on a damp overcast day to finish in 4:23:07.

Latest parkrun results, Valentines: Ryder Islam 23.33, Hannah Sheikh 24.25, Nils Hollmann 26.03, Rahana Islam 26.12, Pritesh Patel 28.24, Beverley Eagles 30.38, Julie Dalphinis 46.18.

Raphaels: Mick Brown 21.55, Rosina Salmon 29.26 and Mark West 32.35.

Barking: Emma Dudman 26.53, Ayla Altunbicak 31.23 and Lorraine Moor 31.25.

Basildon: Joanne Kingston 44.05.

Bury St Edmunds: Caroline Tuck 22.00.

Conkers, Leicestershire: Bill Metcalfe 42.11.

Lee-on-the-Solent: Paul Eagles 27.40.

Corkagh, Dublin: Timi Selon Veerasamy 28.06, Sonya Veerasamy 31.32 and Sam Veerasamy 33.03.

Poolbeg, Dublin: Vennisa Chowdhury 31.06.

Junior results: Ryder Islam 08.36, Annelise Crispin 09.33, Zakaria Rahman 09.41, Ruby Walkington 09.44, Yasin Rahman 09.54, Valentina Gonzalez 10.26, Garetas Zigmantas 11.55, Joshua Chukwuma 12.12, Alan Vladica 12.30, Edvardas Zigmantas 12.48, Mona Lisa Chukwuma 12.49, A Koomson 12.58, Zain Rahman 13.03, Amelia Beazeley 13.04,Saarah Koomson 13.47, Darcy Walkington 16.15, Maya Rebecca Mih 16.24, Jiya Jindjahan Kaur Gill 18.35, Vincent Gee 19.43, Stefan Stark 24.50.

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