Salmon leads Dagenham 88s at London Cross-Country Championships on the Heath

PUBLISHED: 12:00 22 November 2018

Dagenham 88 Runners at the London Cross-Country Championships

Dagenham 88 Runners at the London Cross-Country Championships


Dagenham 88 Runners were at the London Cross-Country Championships on Hampstead Heath’s Parliament Hill at the weekend.

Dagenham 88s Jamie Austin, Luke Summers and Louise Chappell at the Victoria Park half marathonDagenham 88s Jamie Austin, Luke Summers and Louise Chappell at the Victoria Park half marathon

Peter Salmon led the men home over their 10k course in 49 minutes 15 seconds, as Michael Pegnall (59.22) also beat the hour mark.

Andy Beazeley (66.28) and Manji Gami were also in action, while Hannah Sheikh (31.43) led the Dagenham women home in their 8kr ace.

Rahana Islam (32.31) was not far behind, with Jennifer Akroyd (33.59) and Emma O’Shea (35.48) the next to finish.

Jenny O’Hanlon (36.59), Rosina Salmon (38.18), Timi Veerasamy (38.57) and Lynne Northcott (40.10) were also in action, along with Geri Latimer and Denise Woolston.

Dagenham 88s Debbie Joy, Sharon Robinson and Jane Swanson-Sprent at the Victoria Park 10kDagenham 88s Debbie Joy, Sharon Robinson and Jane Swanson-Sprent at the Victoria Park 10k

Four members took on the Victoria Park half marathon, with Jamie Austin (1:39.22) and Luke Summers (1:59.02) setting personal bests.

Jamie Smith clocked 1:40.55, as Louise Chappell came home in 2:05.40.

Debbie Joy beat her 10k best by four minutes, clocking 65.58 behind Jame Swanson-Sprent (65.03) and Sharon Robinson (65.04), as Emdad Rahman tackled the 5k distance in 47.47.

Paul Suett was the quickest club member at parkrun at the weekend, after clocking 19.56 at Brentwood.

Peter Salmon (22.20) and Laura Tang (22.39) ran at Harrow Lodge, as David O’Brien (23.17) pipped Mick Brown (23.20) at Raphael.

And Joseph Grange was first past the post in the latest Barking & Dagenham junior parkrun at Central Park, clocking 9.23.

Others, Barking: Andrew Beazeley 25.33; Timi Veerasamy 28.26; Sam Veerasamy 35.15; Ronnie Waller 37.31; Geri Latimer 37.32.

Brentwood: Mara Thomas 25.13.

Bury: Caroline Tuck 23.09.

Hockley Woods: Bill Metcalfe 46.32.

Quinns Rocks, Australia: Sonya Veerasamy 34.10.

Raphael: Simon Childs 24.59.

Valentines: Ryder Islam 24.26; Rahana Islam 25.25; Pritesh Patel 26.14; Emma Dudman 26.20; Manji Gami 27.08; Hannah Sheikh 27.40; Sara Prior 31.44; Beverley Eagles 31.45; Ian Cummins 31.46; Vennisa Chowdhury 37.44; Julie Dalphinis 46.53.

Juniors: Kylan Okosi 9.26; Jailen Stainsbury 10.24; Zac Du Toit 10.35; Valentina Gonzalez 11.15; Joshua Chukwuma 11.26; Amelia Godfrey 11.30; Chloe Waterhouse 12.29; Zakaria Aftab 12.44; Cerys Godfrey 12.56; Yaseen Elfallah 13.07; Amelia Beazeley 13.11; A Koomson 13.50; Archie Ryden 14.06; Mona Lisa Chukwuma 14.18; Harrison KH Li 14.44; Vincent Gee 15.03; Joaquin Contreras 15.05; Lucas Araya 15.19; Hafsa Aftab 15.21; Evie Beazeley 15.35; Jia Ladhar 15.38; Bethany Araya 16.23; Anureet Kamboj 16.47; Chloe Burpitt 16.59; Maya Rebecca Mih 17.09; Amaani Koomson 17.10; Nathaniel Kelley-Merrick 17.51; Stefan Stark 19.13; Karina Ladhar 19.46; Saanvi Bandaru 19.47; Kayleigh-Jo Culling 25.00; Phoebe Culling 25.06; Gwyneth MW Li 25.06; Kyle Varsani 26.02.

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