Local athletes Hog limelight as new Chingford League season starts at Redbridge

PUBLISHED: 14:00 09 October 2018

Barking Road Runners at the Chingford League meeting at Hog Hill

Barking Road Runners at the Chingford League meeting at Hog Hill


Local athletes were out in force as the new Chingford League season got underway with an evening 5k run at the Redbridge Cycle Centre at Hog Hill.

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Chingford League race at Hog HillDagenham 88 Runners at the Chingford League race at Hog Hill

The course included a steep hill, which had to be conquered four times, and Paul Grange (19.03) led Barking Road Runners home.

Diarmuid Mac Donnell (20.13) and Phil Ellul (20.27) were next to finish, ahead of Dagenham 88 Runners Peter Salmon (20.38).

Dagenham’s Hannah Sheikh (24.42) led the way for the local women, with Barking’s Charlotte Owen (25.17) not far behind.

The second of six fixtures is a cross-country race at Leyton’s Jubilee Park on October 20.

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Chingford League race at Hog HillDagenham 88 Runners at the Chingford League race at Hog Hill

Both clubs were represented at the Harold Wood five-mile charity race, which raised money for the Alzheimer’s Society and Mind.

Nigel Swinburne led Daggers home in 31.37, with Hannah Sheikh (40.00) their first female.

Peter Salmon (33.36), Robert Newton (36.16), Michael Brown (37.26) and Gary Cardnell (39.09) also dipped below 40 minutes.

And the event also went towards the Dagenham club championships, with the next race being the Billericay 10k on November 4.

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Harold Wood 5Dagenham 88 Runners at the Harold Wood 5

*Barking’s Paul Ward finished inside 90 minutes at the Cardiff half marathon, while Vicky Cooper was inside 96 minutes at Salisbury.

Dagenham’s Paul Prior (3:27.14) and Sara Prior (4:57.33) ran the Chester marathon, while Marios Pitsialis (4:29.58) completed the Chicago event with friend Gemma Wise.

Emma O’Shea (2:26.58), Bev Eagles (2:26.59), Lorraine Moore (2:28.58), Kay Sandford (2:42.57) and Jacqui Elliott (3:01.58) ran the Race for Life half marathon at Lee Valley, while Suzanne Easley returned to action at the Willow 5k, after having baby Chloe and clocked 35.23.

Cassie Bryant and Paul Suett completed the nine-mile Spartan Super event Windsor, including 23 obstacles.

Barking Road Runners at the Harold Wood 5Barking Road Runners at the Harold Wood 5

Other results, Chingford League, men: Paul Ward 21.21; Viorel Mih 21.41, Richard Dudman 22.24, Jamie Austin 22.25, Antony Leckerman 22.42, Ron Vialls 22.50, Mick Brown 23.24, Andrew Wright 23.35, Gary Cardnell 24.17, Trevor Robinson 24.51, Ian Cummins 25.27, Michael Pegnall 25.37, Neil Moses 25.42, Tom Baron 25.52, Martin Brooks 26.04, Barry Culling 26.09, Andrew Gwilliam 26.17, Luke Robbie-Ronald 26.20, Gary Harford 26.44, Steve Whitfield 27.14, Mark Durrent 267.25, Robin Booputh 29.34, Jason Li 30.43, Dennis Spencer-Perkins 34.28, Robert Courtier 34.29, Sam Veerasamy 38.21, Mick Ball 40.39.

Women: Louise Chappell 27.13, Rosina Salmon 27.15, Jenny O’Hanlon 27.19, Yolanda Ceveira 27.52, Natalie Traylen 28.58, Emma O’Shea 29.36, Lynne Northcott 30.13, Timi Veerasamy 31.01, Sara Prior 32.25, Summayyah Ali 32.41, Melissa Lowndes 33.02, Alison Fryatt 33.24, Denise Woolston 33.36, Gill Barton 35.56, Abigail O’Shea 38.01.

Harold Wood 5: Nils Hollmann 40.00, David O’Brien 40.53, Michael Pegnall 42.03, Jennifer Akroyd 42.21, Emma Dudman 42.46, Rahana Islam 43.44, Louise Chappell 44.44, Timi Veerasamy 45.02, Steve Whitfield 45.14, Simon Childs 46.02, Rosina Salmon 46.05, Emma Vincent 47.40, Lynne Northcott 49.40, Christine Lardner 55.47, Jane Swanson-Sprent 57.25, Debbie Joy 57.26, Sharon Robinson 57.27, Joanna Smith 63.37, Lee Davis 65.31.

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