East London Runners round up

PUBLISHED: 14:30 14 November 2013

James Wilson led the East London Runners home in the Wanstead Flats 5km parkrun on Saturday.

He finished third in 18.37, five seconds ahead of team mate Mark Wyatt in fourth.

Another six runners also took to the field – Russell Price recorded a personal best of 19.17 to finish fifth, as did Emmet Fitzgibbon (20.56) and Sarah Burns (23.07).

Gavin Stebbing (19.56), Lee Wollaston (20.35) and Regis Martin (21.28) also crossed the finishing line.

Four East London Runners recorded personal bests in the Bexhill Poppy Half Marathon.

Samuel Browne stopped the clock on 1:26.02, and Joseph Browne (1:31.42), Sarah Burns (1:45.04) and Wayne Kelly (1:50.14) also beat their own personal milestones.

Colin Purvis finished the course in 1:47.21, while Ian Cooper clocked 1:59.09.

Paul Thompson jetted off to sunnier climes to compete in the French Riviera Marathon and finished in 3:31.19, while Jamie Xavier completed the Grand Union Canal Half Marathon in Uxbridge, north-west London, clocking 1:46.02.

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