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Ryston Runners compete in Sublime Long Sutton Spring Half Marathon and 10k

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With fixtures facing an uncertain future, as many major events have already been cancelled or postponed in anticipation of Covid-19 measures, a few Ryston Runners considered themselves fortunate to get a race in on Sunday.

The Sublime Long Sutton Spring Half Marathon and 10k saw Amy Chapman take the honours over the longer distance in the women´s section of the event, and taking 1.30.37 to do so, placing 13th overall.

Kirsty Butters, third woman overall, won the W35 category in 22nd place overall in 1.40.46.

Long Sutton spring races (31834485)
Long Sutton spring races (31834485)

In the men´s part of the race, Oliver Foxwell was first Ryston finisher, sixth overall and fourth senior man, in 1.26.29.

His twin brother was not far adrift, Ben finishing ninth/sixthSM in 1.28.45.

Charlie Wilson put in another consistent performance to clock 2:20:12 for 90th place, and 17th in his category (M45).

Owen Burge was fourth overall in the 10k, 40.18 bringing him second place in the SM category, while Sue Smith (W55) was placed 147th in 1.27.28, and said she was glad to have had the chance to blow the cobwebs away after a week of dealing with bulk buyers in the supermarket where she works.

At the Coltishall Jaguars Mad March Hare 10k, Steven Farquhar, M40, clocked 57.25 for 248th and Sarah Fisher, SW, was timed at 72.42 for 405th.

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