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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:

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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:


Today’s podium:


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)


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

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

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


1) Emma STEPTO, Cornwall AC (88.32%)

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

3) Joanna PARKER (83.21%)


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


Tring Running Club

Vegan Runners

Watford Joggers

Wheathampstead Warriors

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