Largest contingent of runners head to Lincoln for Run For All 10k
It was an ultra busy weekend for the Lynn-based running group Renegade Runners.
At the weekly parkrun event, the Renegades once again took over all the volunteering duties on Saturday.
On Sunday, the largest contingent headed to Lincoln for the Run For All 10k.
Several members returned home with personal and season best times in a field of more than 4,500 competitors.
Matt Pyatt led the way with his fastest time as a veteran, finishing in 33.47 for 22nd overall and second veteran overall.
Tim Clough was next in a pb time of 41.25, followed by Liz Sennitt-Clough with a pb time of 43.39 and 9th veteran female, while Ian Wiggins smashed his sub-45 target with 44.27.
Andy Doyle and Lisa Pyatt ran season best times of 45.33 and 45.49, Kerrie Page smashed her sub-55 target with 54.32, Sarah Kimberley ran a season’s best time of 57.40. Lawrence Matthews also ran his best time this year and was just over the hour with 60.24 and Charlie Pyatt improved on his last outing with 1.21.51.
In Manchester for the first big race of the marathon season, training partners Martyn Benstead and Steve Eke had massive improvements on their previous marathons. Benstead clocked 3 hours 54 minutes and Eke 3 hours 58 to smash his four-hour target among the 13,205 finshers.
At the 34th Norwich half marathon, Irena Marcinek paced her friend Kinga to her sub two-hour target, smashing it with 1.53.42.
At the Cambourne 10k, Ash and Cheryl Brown did their first off-road 10k under the hour in 59.11 and 59.12, while James Boote clocked a season’s best of 1.19.45.
Renegade Runners, who are coming up to two years of existence, are open to all ages and abilities and are a free running group. They train from the Archway in the Walks at 6.45pm on a Tuesday evening and 9.30am on a Wednesday morning.
Interested runners should contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or find them on Facebook Renegade Runners or speak to a member at parkrun.