The Flying Monk Malmesbury 10k
The Flying Monk Malmesbury 10k took place on Saturday 31st August. This race gave runners an undulating route with approx 1.5k of the route off road down the “Old Fosse Way”, the oldest Roman Road in the country, the rest being run on the quiet country roads surrounding Malmesbury.
This was also the 6th race in the club Short Stuff Specialist series which resulted in a great turnout from the club.
Representing RSE was Dave Witnall who completed the race in 39:37. He was followed by;
Mark Garrett – 42:19 and 3rd in the V50 Male category
Ben Chapman – 45:12
Dave Whitlow – 46:43
Ellie Taylor – 49:08
Steve Sandercock – 50:17 and 1st in the V60 Male category
Mark Manley – 51:06
Martin Pitts – 51:57
Linda Edwards – 53:20
Kirsty Pitts – 53:41
Anne Gardiner – 55:47 which was a PB
Ryo Taylor – 55:48
Vicki Mason – 59:44
Kate Sedgwick – 1:04:12
Caroline Sandercock – 1:13:57
Kay Thompson – 1:19:41
Great running from everyone.
The Meteor Mile took place on Saturday 31st August and was a unique opportunity to race on Gloucestershire Airport’s runway. This was a great experience, and gave runners a chance to see just how fast they could run on a flat course.
Representing RSE was Rosie Oates who completed the race in 6:09 taking 16 seconds from her PB and missing out on 3rd place SL by a split second.
Fantastic time Rosie well done.
Tough Runner Cotswold Trail Half Marathon
The Cotswolds Half Marathon which took place on Sunday 1st September was a brand new event for 2019. The event took place from in the stunning Sudeley Castle and the route comprised some of the famous land marks including Cotswold Way, Gloucestershire Way and the Winchcombe Way.
Representing RSE was Elaine Chapman who completed the race in 2:48:16
Well done Elaine
Cotswold Individual Team Relay Sprint Triathlon
This was an individual team relay triathlon that took place on Sunday 1st September. Each team consisted of 4 team members with each team member completing a 250 m swim, 8k cycle and 1.5 k run triathlon, using the timing chip as the relay baton. The first team member started in the water, completed their triathlon and then handed over to the 2nd team member until all 4 members have completed the event.
Sarah Reynolds took part in this event as part of a team from Swindon Tri Club with the team completing the race in 2:33:00.
Ollie Hazel – 21:00
Sally Jamieson – 28:07
Cathy Steer – 29:06
Felicity Crotty – 29:09
Sarah Page – 32:11
Nadine Brown – 42:08
Witney Park Run
Claire Collett – 43:22
Medina I.O.W Park Run
William Gardiner – 28:34