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Results from Event #13, 29th August 2020

Thanks very much to Paul Holgate for today's report...


Well done to all 136 runners who took part in today's Fly 5k. We had times coming in from Suffolk, Clacton/Frinton, Ambleside and Under Loughrigg and New Forest to name but a few. And while for most of us the weather was more like Autumn than Summer, for Gary Warren it was ‘very hot into a headwind ‘ in Spain.


The women’s record was beaten once again as Lesley Locks of Aldershot, Farnham & District got her Fly 5k time to sub 18 minutes with 17:57 in her 5th consecutive win.


While for the men we have a tied 1st place for the first time ever as St Albans AC’s Will Bowran and Tom Halling both recorded 16:56.


We also had new age category records in JW10 (Isabelle Head 26:22), VW40-44 (Lesley Locks) and VW65-69 (Janice Nisbet 24:06) age groups.


The full results are published on the website here:


www.runfly5k.com/latest-results


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And here's the PDF version:

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We had an impressive 31 Fly 5k PBs today, and 9 first timers taking us to 422 different individuals that have now completed a Fly 5k overall.


There were 4 lifetime PBs that I am aware of, for Justine Anderson, Steve Brenton, Jordan Lister and Liam Casson (by 1 second), and an equal lifetime PB for Cathy Leahy.


Congratulations to the following who ran their tenth Fly 5k today:


Tom HALLING Liam CASSON Tom NEILL Chris NICHOLLS Kate BURN Philip DEAN Ruth HOLROYD Lionel MANN


Today’s podium:


Men


1=) Will BOWRAN, St Albans AC (16:56)


1=) Tom HALLING, St Albans AC (16:56)


3) Jordan LISTER, St Albans Striders (17:31)


4) Euan TURNER, St Albans AC (17:58)


Women


1) Lesley LOCKS, Aldershot, Farnham & District (17:57)


2) Emma STEPTO, Cornwall AC (18:42)


3) Sarah McGRATH, St Albans AC (18:56)


Age-Graded


1) Emma STEPTO, Cornwall AC (88.32%)


2) Lesley LOCKS, Aldershot, Farnham & District (86.17%)


3) Joanna PARKER (83.21%)


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Members of the following 31 clubs took part in Fly 5k today:


Alchester Running Club


Aldershot, Farnham & District


Ampthill and Flitwick Flyers


Blagnac Sporting Club Athletisme


Cherwell Runners & Joggers


Chiltern Harriers


Cornwall AC


Dacorum & Tring AC


Dunstable Road Runners


Fairlands Valley Spartans


Garden City Runners


Harpenden Arrows


HLB Runners


Lonely Goat Running Club


Lordshill Road Runners


Mid Atlantic Athletics Club


North Herts Road Runners


Redway Runners


Run Harpenden


Run Redbourn!


Shefford Runners


St Albans AC


St Albans Striders


Stopsley Striders


Sydney Striders


Team MK


Tri-Force


Tring Running Club


Vegan Runners


Watford Joggers


Wheathampstead Warriors


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