Evans shows good form for ELR at Royal Parks half marathon
PUBLISHED: 18:00 17 October 2018
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Spencer Evans led the way for an 11-strong group of East London Runners members at the Royal Parks half marathon.
Evans was first clubman home in one hour, 24 minutes and 52 seconds, followed by John Henry (1:27.51), Ava Lee (1:28.22), Tim Le Rasle (1:28.35), Andy Kumar (1:28.45), Jacob Stevens (1:31.41) and Jamie Xavier (1:40.15).
Joanna Neville (2:00.30), Andy Bolderstone (2:04.38), Kate Frost (2:08.59) and Katy Taylor (2:38.34) were also in action.
Richard Butterworth, meanwhile, clocked 1:48.17 at the Wimbledon Common half marathon to finish as the fastest ELR member in action, followed by Alexandra Rutishauser-Perera (2:15.38) and Arthur Diaz (2:37.40).
Katherine Harris clocked a personal best of 1:40.03 at the Perkins Great Eastern half marathon, where Steven Bywater (1:54.54) and Marc Akers (1:57.16) were also in action.
At the Slough half marathon, Saima Zeb was 347th after finishing the course in a time of 2:16.39.
Georgie Hooper took in the Asda Foundation Yorkshire marathon, which she finished in 4:31.38.
Michael Wilson was also in marathon action as he completed a race in the Dutch city of Eindhoven in 3:46.14.
A host of ELR runners were in 10k action in various parts of the country, including Karan Gadhia at the Adidas Shoreditch event where she set a new best of 48.25.
Stuart Kelly and Paul Quinton both clocked 39.15 at the Victoria Park Autumn 10k to finish in the top 10.
Evans was 10th at the latest Chase the Sun 10k in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 38.34, while there was a new best of 40.19 for Brooke Stephenson in the 5k race
Antonio Martin Romero (34.50) was second at the latest Run the River 10k, followed by Peter Craik (41.07), Alain Fieulaine (41.28), Caroline Frith (43.53), Andrew Howard (46.59) and Caroline McGirr (57.33).
At the Bedford Autodrome Standard & Sprint Duathlon, Dan Senior and Sarah Burns completed the shorter distance in 1:04.40 and 1:11.09 respectively, while Daniel Lee finished the longer race in 2:15.19.
Ford Cadiogan, meanwhile, earned a bronze cert after clocking 5:03.23 at the Wiggle South Downs Sportive.