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RSE Race Report – Sunday 6th October 2019

Cricklade 10k and Half Marathon

The Cricklade 1.5 Mile Fun Run, 10k and Half Marathon took place on Sunday 6th October and is considered a flat undulating course. For the second year it was also the handicap race for the club championships which resulted in a great turnout of RSE members.

Cricklade Half Marathon Result

340 runners completed the half marathon distance. First home for the club was Tom Razazan in an impressive 1:34:53 (PB), he was followed by;

Andy Masser 1:37:06;

Ben Chapman, in an incredible new PB of 1:38:03;

Dave Witnall also 1:38:03 after supporting Ben round the course;

Mark Garrett 1:39:47;

First lady home for the club was Ellie Taylor in 1:44:27;

Vic Trykush 1:50:30;

Kevin Joynes-Creed (in a new PB) 1:50:22;

Jo Wood 1:50:32;

Gareth Roberts 1:52:41;

Kirsty Pitts 1:53:44;

Jo Beames 1:55:58

Sarah Reynolds 1:57:45;

Sarah Page (knocking a massive 5 mins off the PB) 1:58:15;

Rochelle Ravenscroft 1:59:03;

Linda Edwards (just 7 days after Berlin Marathon!) 2:02:57;

Rich “Ryo” Taylor 2:03:41;

Vicki Mason 2:05:58 (PB);

Cathy Steer 2:05:48 (PB by 2mins);

Istvan Vegh 2:08:52;

Vanessa Poole 2:21:22

Cricklade 10k Result

292 runners completed the 10k distance. First home for RSE was Mark Manley in 42:46; he was followed by RSE first lady Rosie Oates in 45:37. This is a new PB for Rosie finishing 4th lady overall and 1st in her age category.

Next in was Elliot Gardiner in 47:17 and a new PB;

Steve Sandercock in 50:01 and agonisingly close to that sub 50;

Martin “Ted” Pitts 51:40;

Cheri Edwards 53:08;

Lindsay Gregory 53:35;

Anne Gardiner with a new PB of 55:22 and 1st F60+;

Felicity Crotty 57:20;

Amanda Haines 59:31;

Kate Sedgwick 1:03:16;

Pauline Tilbury 1:07:09;

Jane O’Dell 1:12:14.

Fun Run Results

Congratulations to Lottie Vegh and Rory and Eden Brown who also completed the 1.5 mile fun run today!

Amazing running everyone and a big thank you to all those who turned up and supported this event.

Bournemouth Marathon

The Bournemouth Marathon is a road race run that takes place each October in Bournemouth on the south coast of England. The inaugural Bournemouth Marathon took place on 6 October 2013. It is part of a festival of running which includes a half marathon, 10km run along with shorter races.

Representing RSE was Dave Daniels who had to dig deep to finish what was a brutal race with quite a few hills and winds notorious of a coastal run. Congratulations to Dave for completing the event in 4:07:01.

Loch Ness Marathon

The Loch Ness Marathon is an annual marathon race in Scotland, held along the famous loch, Loch Ness, ending in Inverness. The event is part of the Festival of Running, held annually at the beginning of October.

Becca Wilson took on this undulating, scenic event finishing in an unoffical time of 5:49:00.

Congratulations Becca, fantastic running on such a challenging course.


RSE was represented at 5 different parkruns on Saturday 5th October 2019.

Swindon parkrun

Caroline Sandercock 36:25

Newent parkrun

Sarah Reynolds 37:19

Bideford parkrun

Tom Cooper 19:28

Cirencester parkrun

Sylvia Warman 31:05

Tetbury parkrun

Felicity Crotty 28:18

Final Thought…

What a weekend to be a member of Running Somewhere Else! I wanted to end the report this week by saying what a privilege it has been to compile the results today, listing all your incredible achievements and reading all the fantastic comments of support and encouragement. It is a reminder that success is not just what you accomplish but it is about what you inspire others to do – and you are certainly an inspirational lot!

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