North Herts Road Runners’ marathon expert Jo Summers pulled off one of her greatest achievements yet by completing 10 marathons in 10 days at the Great Barrow Challenge in Suffolk.
With a different route to follow each day, Summers showed incredible consistency to finish each run in just a few minutes over four hours, with her fastest time of 4.01 on the final day. Her efforts were rewarded with the prize for 1st lady over the 10 day-day series.
Lindsay Cook tackled a very different challenge in the form of the Hitchin Triathlon and was delighted with her first attempt at the multi-discipline event. Cook completed the 400m swim / 20k bike / 5k run course in 1:28:32 and finished as 26th lady. Andy Green was the first Squirrel across the line with 1:06:17 for an excellent 5th place and Christine Sharp took first place in the 60+ category with 1:47:26. Simon Poole was 8th in 1: 08:05.
Alison Blunt and Monica Cullin both competed in the British 10k race in central London, finishing in 1:01:13 and 1:37:26 respectively. Jen Naisbitt finished the Stevenage Race for Life 5k in 25:42.
Michelle Grudzinski clocked up yet another hilly event in Wales, this time completing the Chirk Half-marathon on the English border in 2:16.