Dagenham 88s tackle Orion 5

PUBLISHED: 14:00 05 June 2017

Dagenham 88s Oliver Grange and Jak Wright at the latest junior parkrun

Dagenham 88s Oliver Grange and Jak Wright at the latest junior parkrun


Members enjoy Epping Forest outing

Dagenham 88s Jamie Austin and Luke Summers at the Richmond 10Dagenham 88s Jamie Austin and Luke Summers at the Richmond 10

A group of eight Dagenham 88 Runners tackled the testing Orion five-mile race around Epping Forest recently and were led home by Nils Hollmann, who clocked 41 minutes 10 seconds.

Rahana Islam (43.32) was next to finish, ahead of Ian Cummins (45.35), Emma Dudman (47.25) and Timi Veerasamy (48.10), as Sam Veerasamy (56.45), Jane Swanson-Sprent (58.43) and Sharon Robinson (58.43) also took part.

Other members ran and volunteered as baggage crew at the Vitality 10k around the Mall and Westminster, with Kirstie Woodgate coming home first in 59.56.

Jule Cardnell set a new personal best of 66.38, with Sara Prior (67.59) and Sarah Pegnall, running her first 10k in 1:38.17, also in action.

Dagenham 88s Sara Prior at the Vitality 10kDagenham 88s Sara Prior at the Vitality 10k

Meanwhile, Jamie Austin and Luke Summers finished the hilly Richmond 10 in 1:42.09, as Gary Cardnell completed the Wolf Run, a 10-mile obstacle race in Leicester, in 98.14.

Joel Denning took on the Hertfordshire Olympic triathlon of 1,500m swim, 50k bike and 10k run, finishing in 3:01.59, while Sam Mileham covered the sprint triathlon distances of 750m, 25k and 5k at Blenheim Palace and finished as 16th elite junior, 46th overall.

And Dagenham youngster Thomas Dudman tackled the Greenwich Aquathlon of 300m swim and 3k run in 17.59.

Suzanne Easley took part in her 100th parkrun at Raphael Park, clocking 35.06, while Jak Wright set a new course record of 6.49 at the Barking & Dagenham junior parkrun at Central Park.

Oliver Grange clocked a new best of 10.14, while Dagenham’s Jack Palmer (11.24), Krishan Chowdhury (11.28), Freddie Palmer (14.30) and Annika Chowdhury (14.33) were also in action.

Latest parkrun results, Barking: Jeff Webster 20.06; Pritesh Patel 28.03. Brentwood: Wendy Saunders 31.02. Clacton: Jacqui Elliott 39.37. Pymmes: Jamie Austin 27.20; Luke Summers 27.20. Raphael: Peter Salmon 19.54; Mick Brown 22.33; Paul Prior 22.33; Gary Cardnell 25.52; Louise Chappell 27.46; Vicky Woodhouse 29.31; Jacqueline Frewin 29.39; Julie Cardnell 31.07; Kevin Brown 31.17; Stephen Easley 39.20; Sarah Pegnall 46.18; Jessica Ridall 49.29; Pippa-Anne Ridall 49.30. Valentines: Vennisa Chowdhury 34.10; Beverley Eagles 34.25; Julie Dalphinis 38.56.

Barking & Dagenham junior: Tobias Prigg 10.02; Valentina Gonzalez 10.40; William West 10.44; Daisy West 11.53; Geroge West 12.12; Holly Payne 12.44; Ayla Altunbicak 12.49; Brooke Kelly 14.0;; Felicity Bemand-Qureshi 14.42; Maya Rebecca Mih 15.09; Harrison KH Li 15.34; Amelia Beazeley 15.42; Lucy Bateman 17.48; Chloe Burpiett 18.46; Preet Kaur 19.43; Ryan Burpii 19.57; Simran Kaur 20.40; Gwyneth MW Li 20.49; Aimee Bateman 20.50; Stefan Stark 21.09.

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