Dagenham 88 Runners tackle Ride London and Dorset Invader challenges

PUBLISHED: 13:00 31 July 2017

Dagenham 88's Danny White at Ride London (Pic: Dagenham 88 Runners)

Dagenham 88's Danny White at Ride London (Pic: Dagenham 88 Runners)


Dagenham 88 Runners enjoy Ride London and Dorset Invader half marathon outings.

Dagenham 88's Paul Suett and Cassie Bryant at Ride London (Pic: Dagenham 88 Runners)Dagenham 88's Paul Suett and Cassie Bryant at Ride London (Pic: Dagenham 88 Runners)

A group of club members tackled the challenging 100 mile route through London and around Surrey and were led home by Danny White, who clocked a time of six hours and 39 minutes.

Emma Dudman (7.10) was next to finish, ahead of Paul Suett (8.01) and Cassie Bryant (8.01), while other club members Jane Swanson-Sprent completed 86 miles in (7.32), Rahana Islam also completed 86 miles in (7.48), Jacqui Elliot finished after 46 miles in (4.31) and Spencer Thorogood also completed 46 miles.

Other members ran and volunteered as baggage crew on the finishing line of the race.

Members also took part in the Dorset Invader half marathon this weekend.

The front-runners were Lee Duggan, who finished in two hours and 18 minutes, followed by Caroline Cummins in three hours and 35 minutes, after enduring the extra mud on the course on Sunday.

Ian Cummins enjoyed the rain on the Roman themed marathon course and completed it in six hours and 42 minutes on Saturday.

Dagenham 88 also had runners take part in 10k and 5k runs this weekend.

Charlotte Banks broke a personal best and finished St Neots 10k in 71 minutes and 25 seconds.

Paul Grange and Jak Wright donned the 88 vest at the Decathlon Lakeside 5k with Paul breaking the tape in first place with a time of 16 minutes and 22 seconds while Jak finished in 19 minutes and three seconds to bag himself fifth spot in the race.

Joseph Grange completed the family and Dagenham contingent.

Latest park run results, Valentines: Hannah Sheikh 24:51, Ryder Islam 26.22, Nils Hollmann 27.05, Rahana Islam 27.27, Beverley Eagles 32.19.

Raphael: Paul Eagles 27.06, Jacqueline Frewin 29.43, Kevin Brown 30.55, Vicky Woodhouse 31.48, Kirsty Hannan 37.37 and Julie Cardnell 37.42.

Barking: Peter Salmon 20.46 and Rosina Salmon 28.37.

Mile End: Micky Brown 21.15.

Hockley Woods: William George Metcalfe 43.48.

Beeston: Vennisa Chowdhury 32.50.

Cross Flatts: Timi Selon Veerasamy 27.49 and Sam Veerasamy 33.43.

Crosby: Caroline Tuck 21.42.

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