Shorne Parkrun was the main attraction this weekend, with 19 members taking part,
and Istead getting 6 runners in the top 10. Other parkrunners were Andy Archer who
ran at Maidstone, and Liz Vassell who set a new PB at Great Lines.
Elsewhere, the inaugural Lydd 20 miler was held and Paul Jones had a great run to
finish in 12th place, setting the club’s fastest 20 mile time since I started collecting
the race results in 2010. Sally D was our first female finisher in this race, setting
a new PB into the bargain. The Lydd Half Marathon has been going for a few years
now and Colin Whiteley and Sarah Dand were the first male and female from our club,
with Colin in a very respectable 10th place and Steve Ball setting a PB over the
The Sidcup 10, likewise, has been going for many years and has a reputation for being
a good PB course. This year’s race was also the Southern Counties Veterans and the
British Masters 10 mile championship events and Jan Giles picked up gold medals for
both events as the first FV75.
The Cyclorun went ‘off-circuit’ on Sunday and Mark Simmonds took first place in the