The Gloucester 5k race took place on Thursday 1st August at Haresfield Gloucester. The scenic course comprised of 1 lap of 5K which was flat with a few inclines. The event incorporated the Gloucestershire 5K Road Championship and was part of the road race series
Representing RSE was Dave Witnall who completed the race in 18:32. Not only was this a PB but also resulted in a bronze AAA County medal
in the SM category . He was followed by;
Rosie Oates – 21:46. A PB by over 1:30 and also a silver AAA County medal
in the SL category .
Ellie Taylor – 22:56 and a PB
Elisabeth Butler – 24:51 and a PB
Sarah Page – 24:56 and a PB
Great running from you all.
Westonbirt Summer House 10k
The Westonbirt Summer House 10k took place on Friday 2nd August. The event was based at the beautiful Westonbirt House and saw competitors take on a 2 lap course, finishing directly in front of the stunning stately home.
Representing RSE was Cheri Edwards who completed the race in 53:30. She was followed by:
Becca Wilson – 1:00:47
Amanda Haines – 1:02:00
Kate Potter – 1:06:22 and 1st place in the LV70 category
Kate Sedgwick – 1:06:43
Kate Bartram – 1:16:18
Well done all of you.
The Hooky 6
The Hooky 6 was run on Sunday 4th August. This was a 6 mile course that took runners on an undulating two-lap route around the beautiful village of Hook Norton. Starting and finishing on the sports field at the Hook Norton Sports & Social Club.
Representing RSE was Caroline Joynes-Creed who completed the race in 1:09:34. She was followed by;
Kevin Joynes-Creed – 1:09:35
Kay Thompson – 1:17:48
Great running, well done.
Mentioned in Dispatches
A number of PBs were set this week with a majority at the Gloucester 10k race. But yet again another week with RSE runners coming away from races with AAA medals. This week we had Rosie Oates with a silver in the SL category and Dave Witnall with a bronze in the SM category at the Gloucester 5k. Then we have Kate Potter achieving 1st in the LV70 category at the Westonbirt Summer 10k.
Fantastic running from all of you.
Swindon Park Run
Caroline Sandercock – 34:55
Sheringham Park Run
Emma Hine – 30:35. Led in by Christian Hine who finished in 30:34
Cirencester Park Run
Dave Witnall – 21:25
Sarah Reynolds – 24:58 which was a PB
Anne Gardiner – 26:12 which was a PB
Jenny Hoffman – 31:56
Charlotte Austin – 36:15
Gloucester City Park Run
Felicity Crotty – 29:11