Dagenham 88 Runners pay their own tributes at events during Armistice weekend
PUBLISHED: 12:00 15 November 2018
Dagenham 88 Runners paid their own tributes on the centenary of the First World War armistice at two different events.
Peter Salmon led home a group of four members at the Stebbing 10, clocking 1:09.48 ahead of Paul Prior (1:11.34), Sara Prior (1:40.55) and Lorraine Moor (1:47.30).
Meanwhile, Luke Summers completed 18 miles at the SVN Armistice Run in Dover in 3:18.47 on Sunday, while Jamie Austin managed 21 miles in 3:36.53.
And Dagenham’s Jackie Frewin ran 13 miles in the Battle of Britain Run a day earlier.
In other events, Andy Beazeley clocked 49.31 for the men’s 8k race at the latest Essex Cross-Country League meeting at One Tree Hill, while Emma Dudman (36.20), Rahana Islam (36.21) and Jenny O’Hanlon (39.29) ran the women’s 6k race.
The club also had no fewer than 29 members out at the Chingford League 5k at Hog Hill last Tuesday, led home by Jamie Austin (21.58).
Andy Wright (23.32), Hannah Sheikh (24.53), Ian Cummins (25.08), Michael Pegnall (25.35), Rahana Islam (25.46), Jenny Akroyd and Luke Summers (25.55) were among the next to finish.
And Manji Gami (26.20), Louise Chappell (27.33), Andrew Beazeley (27.35), Jenny O’Hanlon (27.50) and Emma O’Shea (29.09) all went sub-30 minutes, as Timi Veerasamy (30.20 finished just outside that mark.
Geri Latimer and Lorraine Moor both clocked 32.10, ahead of Jackie Frewin (32.20), as Rachel Brancher and Jane Swanson-Sprent came home in 33.30, ahead of Christine Lardner (33.41).
Denise Woolston (35.13) pipped Kelly Drake-Tapscott (35.15), as Debbie Joy (37.24) edged out Sam Veerasamy (37.38), while Abigail O’Shea (38.36) beat Jacqui Elliot (38.49) and Ronnie Waller (39.06) held off Natalie Summers (39.09).
Meanwhile, Dagenham’s Ryder Islam clocked 7.08 in the under-11 race.
*Joseph Grange was first past the post at the latest Barking & Dagenham junior parkrun at Central Park, clocking 7.45, and Ryder Islam (8.10) was third.
Others: Ethan Brien 8.04, Daniya Elfallah 10.15, Kylan Okosi 10.38, Zac Du Toit 11.03, Amelia Godfrey 11.42, Cerys Godfrey 13.07, Yaseen Elfallah 14.01, Keynan Delaney 14.39, Harrison KH Li 15.02, Ryan Burpitt 15.25, Hafsa Aftab 15.31, Jia Ladhar 16.27, Nathaniel Kelley-Merrick 17.38, Gwyneth MW Li 18.05, Chloe Burpitt 19.35, Maya Rebecca Mih 19.36, Karina Ladhar 21.26.