On the evening of Friday 29th August, Chris Hayes and Debbie Cubberley ran the final leg of the Clacton 5k series. As usual, conditions were windy, especially for the second half of the route. Hayes clocked 29:27 and Cubberley 26:56, a PB for her.
Cubberley went on to run in the Takeley 10 mile race on Sunday 31st August, clocking up another PB in 58:40.
In Parkrun news, Shawn and Harrison Leek ran the Great Cornard Parkrun, coming in 21st and 20th place respectively with times of 25:33 and 25:32. Charlie Keitch was 2nd overall at the Great Notley Parkrun in 19:18. Malcolm Jarvis tried the Valentines Park Parkrun in Ilford and was 11th out of 211 runners in 20:23, equalling his Parkrun PB. At the Colchester Parkrun, runners were Dan Foster 20:14, Paul Hollidge 22:09 and John Bush 31:40(Parkrun PB).
Helene Tyler ran the inaugural Badgers Atherstone 10k, a very hilly route, in 1:06:05.