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Athletics: Antonion Martin Romero takes top honours for East London Runners in latest Essex Cross Country Series race

PUBLISHED: 12:00 18 May 2017

East London Runners celebrated their medal successes of the past year at The Duke in Wanstead on Saturday (pic: ELR)

East London Runners celebrated their medal successes of the past year at The Duke in Wanstead on Saturday (pic: ELR)

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Euan Brown, Patrick Brown, Maud Hodson and Paul Quinton of East London Runners at the Essex County Championships (pic: ELR)Euan Brown, Patrick Brown, Maud Hodson and Paul Quinton of East London Runners at the Essex County Championships (pic: ELR)

East London Runners’ Antonio Martin Romero made Hylands House his home as he triumphed in the latest Essex Cross Country Series race in Chelmsford.

Romero completed the 10k course in 37 minutes and 50 seconds to see off the challenge from all of his rivals.

Club mate Julie Campbell, meanwhile, clocked 54.34 to finish third in the V55 category.

Five ELR members headed north of the border to take part in the Loch Leven half marathon, with Daniel Lee the fastest club member home in 1:22.59, which saw him finish third in the V40 category.

East London Runners face the camera at the Southend parkrun (pic: ELR)East London Runners face the camera at the Southend parkrun (pic: ELR)

Ava Lee, meanwhile, was the third fastest woman at the event after finishing in a time of 1:29.27.

Also in action in Scotland were Ciaran Canavan (1:28.17), Diccon Loy (1:39.51) and Lance Fuller (1:50.13).

Closer to home, John Booth was third at the Southwark 10k after clocking a time of 37.12 in south London.

Club mate Dan Gritton finished first in the V40 category after completing the course in 38.31.

ELR members James Nichols (67.58) and Tricia O’Neill (85.32) took in the Great Baddow 10 event.

Becky Whitwam was in Stratford to complete the Run Through Olympic Park 10k in 65.21.

Craig Livermore was another in 10k action as he finished the Chasing the Sun event in Finsbury Park in 47.15.

Joshua Stephens and Sarah Stephens went for something a little different as they took on the Nuclear Rush obstacle course race in Brentwood.

Up first was a 12k race for Joshua Stephens, who completed it in a time of 1:51.04, but he was not done their.

Just over an hour later, Joshua Stephens ran a 7k race in 2:48.30, finishing two seconds clear of Sarah Stephens.

On the track, Maud Hodson headed a group of four ELR members at the Essex County Championships, placing second in the 1,500m after a personal best of 6.12.

Euan Brown was the fastest of three club members home in the 5,000m, finishing in 15.45.

Patrick Brown set a new best of 16.06 to come fourth, while Paul Quinton was sixth in 16.33.

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