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Almosts run Chicago

8 Oct, 2018

Almost Athletes got the weekend started with the Chicago friendship run, attended by Anne-Marie, Helen Fursman, John Galpin, Graham Fletcher, Fiona and Matt Barnes. The Chicago Marathon saw Matt Barnes first in at 3:13, Karen Galpin 3:40, Helen Fursman-Reid 3:53, Anne-Marie Willicott 4:15 and Des Beer 6:35.

In Cardiff, the half marathon was run by Piotr Michalski achieving a personal best of 1:36, Miranda Foster 1:40, David Chittock 2 hours, Ali Shaikh 1:43, Kasha Price 2:37, Chaweewan Hartley 2:15, and Claire Gallagher and Lisa King 2:59.

Rachael Nolan ran the Bournemouth running festival marathon with her Fly2Help bear Douglas, to raise money charity completing the marathon in 5:29.

At the Chester metric marathon, Sarah and Steve Wallbridge achieved 2:36 and 2:33.  The Chester Marathon was run by James Taylor in 3:20, Paul Warren 3:22, Chris White 3:41, Lorraine Taylor and Neil Tring 3:59.

At the picturesque and challenging off road Clarendon Marathon, in Salisbury, Ingrid Harris achieved 3:54 and was 1st in her V55 age group, Debbie Minett achieved a worthy 4:57 running for CALM charity.

Kev Dendy ran the Cricklade 10k achieving a new personal best of 52:14. Andy Ford ran the Cricklade half  marathon in a new personal best time of 1:31, Michael Grant 1:34, Kerry Heath-Smith 1:45 and Neil Harris 1:57

In Santorini, Greece, Rachel Fargher and Malc Smith took part in the 10k trail race.

Allan Green ran the labour of love marathon in 4:21 at the Minet Country Park, Hillingdon, Hayes.

Parkrun tourists saw Helena Youde at the Nose Hill parkrun Alberta, Canada. Norm Lever was at the Wammy parkrun, Newcastle under Lyme achieving a new personal best of 24:04.

Martyn Fisher ran the challenging Wimpole Estate Half Marathon, Cambridgeshire in 1:59.

Lynne Macedo achieved a new personal best of 2:29 at the Oxford Half marathon.

In Walton on Thames, Kathy Haig took part in the Leviathon marathon and Paul Haig the 50 Mile Ultra marathon.

Adrian Courtenay took part in the Devils Aquathon at the Cheltenham Lido, consisting of a 400m swim and 10k run from the Cheltenham Lido to Leckhampton Hill, Adrian achieved 1:40. Jamie Courtenay took part in the longer 2km and 10k run achieving 1:46. Also, attending this event was Lucinda Hand, coming in 2nd Female overall.

Shaun Carr took part in the Storm the Fort, long course duathlon, Shropshire consisting of 21k run, 90k bike, 11k run achieving 11th overall in 6:37.

At the Warwickshire Super Sprint Triathlon, Lepha McCartan took part in her first triathlon, achieving 58:44 and 1st in the Pink wave for Breast cancer.