Ryston duo lead the way for over 50s

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The greatest number of Ryston members at any event on Sunday was the 24 who competed in the Run for All Lincoln 10k.

It was a day to celebrate for some of those over 50 as Malcolm Tuff won the M50 category, in 44th overall, with 36.10.

Jo Isbill, who had paced her race to help clubmate Karen Wood to a PB, was delighted to find she had won the W50 category with Wood second, both being given 47.56.

First home for Ryston was Matt Pyatt, 18th overall, and third M35 in 34.14.

Warren Armstrong was fifth in the M40s, finishing 33rd overall, in 35.29.

The next three Ryston finishers all recorded PBs: Darren Easter 94th in 38.57, Richard Watson 39.19 and Neil Stapleton 39.29.

Wendy Fisher, 1400th and 10th W50, reported a PB by 22 seconds of 51.28.

Other Ryston finishers were: Dan Pratt 159th/40.31, Barry Smith 352nd/43.25, James Plowright 421st/44.25, Lisa Pyatt 509th/45.14, Luke Gibson 722nd/47.52, John Bowen 1135th/49.47, Andrew Green 1692nd/53.56, Andy Harrod 1891st/55.19, Simon Tarling 2050th/56.25, Peter Drew 2066th/56.42, Ivan Nunn 2098th/56.23, Martin Blackburn 2234th/57.08, Julie Barrow 2274th/57.08, Mick Ennis 2736th/61.22; Sue Tuff 3434th/ 63.42.

n In marathon action on Sunday were Ryston members Karen Smith, four hours six minutes at Bungay, Darren Smith, 3.30.30 in the Great Welsh Marathon, and also Miranda Keedy, 6.07.21, at Brighton.

Chris Balmer ran another 75-minute half-marathon for fourth at Bungay while Andy Smith ran in the same event until he caught up with Smith and then paced himself to finish his race as she completed her marathon.

It completed a busy weekend of action for the club.