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Standard Article 5th Feb 2018

It was all about parkruns for Cirencester AC runners last weekend with two victories and races on either side of the world. Foremost among the events was the inaugural Cirencester parkrun which took place in the grounds of Cirencester Agriculture University. After several weeks of hard work Cirencester AC’s David Lattimore and a large team of helpers from various sources ensured a successful debut despite wet conditions.

 

The event’s success was capped by victory for Cirencester’s Oliver Pritchard who crossed the line together with Cheltenham’s Andy Gardiner. Not far behind in fourth place were Simon Campbell and promising junior Oliver Middleton in 4th and 17th places. Other Cirencester finishers towards the head of the 208 runners were Steve Derrick, George Masser, who was the winner of the 11 to 14 age category, and Anna Wootton.

 

Cirencester’s second victory of the day came at Swindon where Isaac McAdam repeated his win of the previous week improving his time by four seconds and crossing the line nearly half a minute ahead of any opposition. Martin Croucher was a very commendable ninth with Adam McAdam and Barbara Thomas both in the top half of the 436 finishers.

 

Elsewhere in the UK Ruth Fulford was at Gloucester while Nick Holliday and Caroline Cotterell ran at Bognor Regis. Proving that racing doesn’t stop because you are on holiday in the Australian sunshine Rupert Chesmore and Liza Darroch flew the Cirencester colours in a lakeside 5k race in Canberra.

 

Parkrun results  for Cirencester AC members :

Cirencester –  1 equal Oliver Pritchard 19m32s, 4.Simon Campbell 20.32, 17.Oliver Middleton 23.10, 20. Steve Derrick 23.38, 48. George Masser 26.39, 54. Anna Wootton 27.03.

Swindon – 1. Isaac McAdam 17m26s, 9. Martin Croucher 19.39, 89. Adam McAdam 24.14, 200. Barbara Thomas 28.01.

Gloucester North – 67. Ruth Fulford 30m45s.

Bognor Regis – 6.Nick Holliday 21m24s, 16 (2nd lady) Caroline Cotterell 22.58.

Canberra, Australia – 74. Rupert Chesmore 23m08s, 150. Liza Darroch 28.04.

 

 

The next event to be organised by Cirencester Athletics Club is the popular 10 mile multi-terrain Chedworth Roman Trail on Sunday 15 April. Last year the maximum entry of 500 was reached and with entries currently 30 per cent ahead of last year anyone planning to run should enter as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Enter at www.cirencester-ac.org.uk.

Standard Article 29th January 2018

The  success of Cirencester AC’s runners for many years to come was clearly shown at last Saturday’s Swindon parkrun. Isaac McAdam had an exceptional race to storm home for victory in the personal best time of 17m30s. Equally encouraging was the performance of three of the club’s junior members, running at Swindon for the first time. They were led by Oliver Middleton in 25th place, closely followed by Sam Cook and Tom Prosser who finished in the top 30 out of a field of nearly 500. Also finishing in the top half were regular parkrun competitors David Moss, Alan McAdam and Barbara Thomas.

 

Isaac McAdam’s brother Jacob was not to be outshone as he competed down the M4 at Slough where he finished second out of over 600 runners. Upholding the senior honours was Ian Barrett who was second at Burnham-on-Sea.

 

Parkrun results –

Swindon – 1.Isaac McAdam 17m30s, 25. Oliver Middleton 21.10,  29. Sam Cook 21.23, 30. Tom Prosser 21.26, 96. David Moss 24.23, 105. Alan McAdam 24.39, 214. Barbara Thomas 27.58.

Slough – 2. Jacob McAdam 18m22s.

Burnham-on-Sea – 2. Ian Barrett 17m50s.

 

Away from 5km parkruns the club was represented at three longer races. At the Aviator 10 miler, based at Staverton airfield and run along the lanes to the east of Gloucester Robbie Brown led home a trio of Cirencester finishers in 21st place in a time of 1h2m47s. Next was Karen Higuera who set a new FV50 age category club record of 1h17.19s followed by Barbara Thomas in her second race of the weekend in 1h39.36s.

 

Martin Neill and Jill Hadland took on the muddy challenges of the Slaughterford 9 multi-terrain race near Corsham. Undaunted by the heavy going and the vicious hill near the end they both finished strongly in 58th for Martin in 1h11m40s and 103rd for Jill 1n 1h18m32s. James Widdowson travelled to Longleat Safari Park for the popular 10k race where he finished 122nd out of over 1100 runners in 47m30s.

 

 

 

Standard Article 22nd January 2018

Windsor Winter 10km, Eton, 10km road. Dave Bell arrived in Windsor and found his half marathon cancelled, scores of duathletes being treated for hypothermia and just the 5 and 10km races available. Dave says “it was the coldest and wettest race of my life,” but he won the 10km in 32.39 beating 281 frozen runners.

ARC South West Chilly Road Relays, Castle Combe, 4 x 3.7 miles road

Four Cirencester youngsters came fifth in this very competitive event. The four legs of two laps on the race circuit were run in a cold rain with the team clocking consistent times.  Luke Campbell (20.08) ran leg 1, then Oliver Pritchard (20.15), Jacob McAdam (20.53) and Isaac McAdam (20.05) with an overall time of 1.21.23.  Bristol & West AC 1.17.21 won. The fastest leg was Ben Cole (Swindon Harriers) (18.11). 43 teams finished.

 

Gloucester Road Race Series 2017 awards. Gloucester,s Mayor, Steve Morgan and Sheriff Paul Toleman presented the awards at the Civic Suite in Gloucester. The best results in eight of twelve races earned the competitive Kate Sackett and the consistant Ruth Fulford well deserved County gold medals whilst the ubiquitous Barbara Thomas won a silver in her age-group. The Ciren ladies were third in both the open and veteran team competitions.

 

Linda Franks '5', Cheltenham, 5 miles road. David Wright made an excellent start  to his season running a fine race to finish 37th in 31.28, earning a well- deserved 1st V60. Alex Lee (26.01) (Cheltenham & County Harriers) won and 229 finished

 

Gloucester ½ Marathon, Quedgeley, 13.1 miles road.  Rob Tuttle (1.53.54) was first home for Ciren in 171st and was followed by fast improving Rachel Barrow (2.06.40) in 273rd. Barbara Thomas (2.16.49) was 305th. Joshua Habgood-Coote (Bristol & West AC) won in 1.18.46. 356 finished

 

Parkruns, 5km trail.

 

Swindon. 4th Luke Buck (18.53) and 23rd Sam Cook (20.47) are both juniors, both set            PB’s last week, doing so again this week. The other finishers were; 47 Tom Prosser (J) 21.57, 111 David Moss 24.19, 227 Barbara Thomas 28.16. 468 finished
Chippenham: 42 Alan McAdam (25.16) enjoyed a parkrun whilst his sons ran well at Castle Combe. 144 finished
Gloucester North: Ruth Fulford ran a gritty 29.51 to achieve 64th out of 101.
Killerton, Exeter Ian Barrett (19.39) made a worthwhile trek to come 4th  and 250 finished.
Minehead:Nick Holliday (20.14) was a fine 5th and Caroline Cotterell (22.54) came 13th and 3rd lady. 114 finished.

2018 Road Race Championship events

The 2018 road race championship has been announced. This year its best of 7 not 6 and has one more race. There are a few changes including the new park run in Cirencester. Click here to see the full list.

Standard Article 8th Jan 2018

Cirencester Athletics Club had its strongest performance for many years at last weekend’s Gloucestershire Cross Country  Championships. The club won two individual and a team gold medal in the junior races and narrowly missed out on  a team gold in the senior men’s race.

 

The first victory came in the under 11 boys race when Henry Sheffield came home well clear of the opposition in 7m52s. Next for the club were Tom Williams and Zac Humphries which was enough to secure a team gold medal. Ollie Campbell showed his class in the under 15 boys race to win in 18m33s.

 

Full Cirencester results in the junior races were –

Under 11 Girls  - 7. Khaya Swaine 9m36s, 10. Caitlin Watson 9.38.

Under 11 boys – 1. Henry Sheffield 7.52, 12.Tom Williams 9.04, 15. Zac Humphries 9.08, 18. Sebastian Forrest 9.23.

Under 13 Boys – 17. Andrew Woods 14.41s

Under 15 Boys – 1. Ollie Campbell 18.33, 11. Sam Cook 22.49.

 

The club’s younger runners had a major impact on the senior men’s race with Luke Campbell and Isaac McAdam finishing in the top 10.  The hilly Wootton-under-edge course provided a close battle between the favourites Cheltenham Harriers and Cirencester who had rarely featured in previous years. But this time things were different with club champion Dave Dell leading the team to cross the finish line in second place closely followed by Luke and Isaac and club captain James Thomas. Just outside the top ten was Adrian Williams, making a return to cross country running. One more top twenty finisher would have won the team a gold medal but a silver was an excellent result.

The ladies race was also well supported by the club with Liz Thomas leading the team.

 

Full Cirencester results from the senior races were –

Men – 2. Dave Bell 32m36s, 4.Luke Campbell 33.28, 5. Isaac McAdam 33.39, 9.James Thomas 34.15, 11. Adrian Williams 34.48, 79. Tim Ingham 45.42, 90. Dorian Matts 47.13.

Ladies – 30. Liz Thomas 33m14s, 36. Barbara Thomas 37.21, 38. Pam Wheeler 37.53, 41. Helen Manners 39.25, 42. Ruth Fulford 40.56.

 

The long distance Cirencester runners chose the Naunton 19 multi-terrain race for their weekend’s racing. On a cold but sunny morning just over a hundred runners enjoyed glorious North Cotswold scenery in this challenging race. First home for the club was Richard Hurdle who finished 9th in 2h31m13s, followed by Jill Hadland 33rd in 2.48m30s and Liza Darroch and Rupert Chesmore who ran together in their last race before an extended holiday on the other side of the world.

 

The previous Sunday saw two of the club’s leading runners return to racing after long periods of injury and family commitments in the Gloucester New Year’s Eve 10 mile race. Despite their absence from racing Bill Leggate and Chris Illman did well to finish in the top ten in under an hour, ably supported by three of the club’s ladies. Their results were –

7. Bill legate 58m46s, 8. Chris Illman 59.19, 87. Alexis Shea 1h16.46, 236.Rachel Barber 1.33.54, 261. Barbara Thomas 1.38.18.

 

As many of the club’s younger runners concentrated on the county cross country championships the weekly parkruns were contested by several of the senior members. First finisher at Swindon was Martin Croucher who again broke the 20 minute barrier to finish 11th in 19m20s. He was followed by David Moss 47th 21.53, 50. Gordon Jones 22.50, 90.Croline Cotterell 23.20, 130. Alan McAdam 24.31 and Sharon O’Keefe 29.29.

 

 

Best parkrun results came at Taunton where Ian Barrett scored a victory finishing ahead of 340 runners in 18m06sc and Slough where Jacob McAdam was fourth in 17m50s in a field of over 700.

Standard Article 25th December 2017

 

While most members of Cirencester AC were taking a rest from competitive running over the festive period the keen rivalry between the younger members of the Campbell and McAdam families continued over three 5k park runs.

 

 

 

Honours went Ollie Campbell at Swindon and Chippenham at Christmas, narrowly edging out Jacob McAdam on each occasion but Jacob had his revenge five days later at Swindon. In the first encounter Ollie, Jacob and their brothers Luke Campbell and Isaac McAdam finished together in 19m03s for 10th to 13th places. Although times were a little slower at Chippenham on Christmas Day the result was the same but Jacob McAdam was the clear winner at Swindon last Saturday finishing fourth in 18m49s, nearly half a minute ahead of Ollie Campbell who was however only one place behind and four places ahead of Isaac McAdam.

 

 

 

Aside from the Campbell- McAdam duels Martin Croucher stepped down in distance to dip under the 20 minute mark at Swindon and Simon Campbell enjoyed a shorter race than normal to finish inside the top 100 at the second Swindon race. Supporting the younger members of the McAdam family was Alan McAdam who completed all three races in a consistent 25 minutes.

 

Full Swindon and Chippenham park run results for Cirencester runners were –

 

Swindon (23 December) – 10. Ollie Campbell 19m02s, 11.Jacob McAdam 19.02, 12.Luke Campbell 19.03, 13.Isaac McAdam 19.02, 19.Martin Croucher 19.36, 134. David Moss 24.11, 185.Alan McAdam 25.40, 222. Ella Shaftoe 26.59, 237. Barbara Thomas 27.41.

 

Chippenham (25 December) – 10. Ollie Campbell 20m33s, 11.Jacob McAdam 20.34, 12. Luke Campbell 20.34, 13. Isaac McAdam 20.34, 90. Alan McAdam 25.38.

 

Swindon (30 December) – 4. Jacob McAdam 18m49s, 5.Ollie Campbell 19.14, 9. Isaac McAdam 20.00, 85. David Moss 24.51,

 

94. Alan McAdam 25.07, 96. Simon Campbell 25.11, 119. Gordon Jones 26.23, 121. Lisa Carpenter 26.28, 165. Rachel Jones 28.54.

 

 

 

Elsewhere David Lattimore returned from French park runs to finish 59th at Stonehouse in 33m37s and Ian Barrett enjoyed warmer climes in Torbay where he crossed the line in 17m57s for 3rd place. But going even better was Oliver Pritchard who won at Horsham in an excellent 17m38s.

 

 

 

Away from park runs three Cirencester members joined over 500 runners in the re-scheduled Westonbirt Christmas Cracker 10k run in the grounds of Westonbirt School and along nearby country roads. The original race had to be cancelled due to the heavy snowfall on the eve of the race but last Saturday runners had to contend with strong winds instead. However the conditions did not deter Nick Holliday who established himself as one of the club’s strongest veteran runners winning the over 60 age category finishing 20th overall in 43m40s. Not far behind was Steve Derrick 44th in 46m15s with Caroline Cotterell putting in another strong run finishing 68th in 48m24s.

 

Standard Article 2nd January 2018

The year ended with a fine run for Nick Holliday who completed the popular Westonbirt House Christmas 10k in the top 20 and first V60 in 43.40.  He was followed by Steve Derrick and Caroline Cotterell.

Westonbirt House Christmas 10km, road

1 Alastair Campbell (Stroud & District AC) 35.34
20 Nick Holliday (Cirencester AC) 43.40 - 1st V60
44 Steve Derrick 46.15
68 Caroline Cotterell 48.24
505 finished.  

Parkruns

Oliver Pritchard won at Horsham in 17.38,  Ian Barrett finished 3rd at Torbay in 17.57 and David Lattimore popped up at Stonehouse.  For two parkruns immediately before Christmas our fanatical four  (Luke and Ollie Campbell and Jacob and Isaac McAdam) ran together, firstly at Swindon with a Nativity theme and then two days later at Chippenham but by New Year their competitive urges were restored with Jacob and Ollie finishing 4th and 5th at Swindon.  David Moss, dad Alan McAdam and buggy pushing Simon Campbell all finished in under 26 minutes with Gordon Jones and Lisa Carpenter less than a minute behind and a returning Rachel Jones scraping through in just under 29 minutes.

30 December 2017, parkruns, 5km trail

Cirencester AC finishers:
Swindon: 
 4 Jacob McAdam 18.49, 5 Ollie Campbell (J) 19.14, 9 Isaac McAdam (J) 20.00, 85 David Moss 24.51, 94 Alan McAdam 25.07, 96 Simon Campbell 25.11, 119 Gordon Jones 26.23,121 Lisa Carpenter 26.28, 165 Rachel Jones 28.54, 358 finished
Horsham: 1 Oliver Pritchard 17.38, 328 finished
Torbay: 3 Ian Barrett 17.57, 191 finished
Stonehouse: 59 David Lattimore 33.37, 73 finished

 

25 December 2017, parkruns, 5km trail

 Chippenham:  10 Ollie Campbell (J) 20.33, 11 Jacob McAdam 20.34, 12 Luke Campbell 20.34, 13 Isaac McAdam (J) 20.34, 90 Alan McAdam 25.38, 277 finished
 

23 December 2017 parkruns, 5 km trail

Swindon:  10 Ollie Campbell (J) 19.02, 11 Jacob McAdam 19.02, 12 Luke Campbell 19.03, 13 Isaac McAdam (J) 19.03, 19 Martin Croucher 19.36, 134 David Moss 24.11, 185 Alan McAdam 25.40, 222 Ella Shaftoe (J) 26.59, 237 Barbara Thomas 27.41, 518 finished
Torbay: 2 Ian Barrett 17.58, 168 finished
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere: 22 Nick Holliday 21.53, 79 Caroline Cotterell 25.39, 243 finished

 

  

 

18th December 2017

Skirrid Fell Race, nr Abergavenny, Wales, 5.7km / 450m climb fell

The winning combination of mince pies, cake and company lured sixteen club members for a social run along sections of the Cotswold Way leaving only the Thomases, our stalwart captains, and parkrunners to race in club colours.

James and Liz Thomas were in Wales for the SJP annual bonanza but still managed to fit in a quick fell race scrambling up to knee deep snow on the top of  Skirrid.  James finished in a fine fifth place and Liz only just exceeded the one hour  despite having to resort to hand and knees on the steeper slopes.

1 Kit Grierson (UBOC) 31.04
5 James Thomas (Cirencester AC) 33.44
139 Liz Thomas 1.00.23
146 finished. 

parkruns, 5km trail

Luke Campbell demonstrated his complete return to form by winning at Chippenham and pushing younger brother Ollie into fourth place.  Isaac McAdam maintained the tradition of winning at Swindon followed by good runs from partners Nick Holliday and Caroline Cotterell.  David Lattimore ran Toulouse where boyant numbers suggest warmer conditions or less pre Christmas frenzy.

Cirencester AC finishers:
Chippenham: 
1 Luke Campbell 16.57, 4 Ollie Campbell (J) 18.01,

126 finished

Swindon:  1 Isaac McAdam (J) 17.45, 19 Nick Holliday 21.12, 62 Caroline Cotterell 24.08,79 Alan McAdam 25.45, 122 Barbara Thomas 28.30,

242 finished
De la Ramée, Toulouse, France: 8 David Lattimore 29.47, 14 finished
  

 

Standard Article 14th December 2017

With many races including this month’s cross country competition cancelled because of snow, results are limited to parkruns and races in mainland Spain and The Canary Isles. 

Kate Sackett’s winning year continued with an age group win in a four race series in Lanzarote.  She finished first FV55 in three of the four events and ended half way up the high quality field.

Lanzarote Running Challenge,

Overall results:
1 Kasper Laumann Hartley (Denmark) 2.47.17
111 Kate Sackett (Cirencester AC) 4.11.10 - 1st FV55
223 finished.  

Day 4 of 4, La Vuelta de Tinajo ½ marathon road

1 Kasper Laumann Hartley (Denmark) 1.08.01
112 Kate Sackett (Cirencester AC) 1.45.26 - 1st FV55

Day 3 of 4, 5km beach

1 Kasper Laumann Hartley (Denmark) 18.33
135 Kate Sackett (Cirencester AC) 28.03 - 2nd FV55

Day 2 of4, Ridge Run, 13km multi-terrain
1 Kasper Laumann Hartley (Denmark) 48.16
107 Kate Sackett (Cirencester AC) 1.11.09 - 1st FV55
Day 1 of 4, 10km road
1 Kasper Laumann Hartley (Denmark) 32.29
99 Kate Sackett (Cirencester AC) 46.03 - 1st FV55

 

Martin Croucher and David Moss went to Malaga to run a marathon in warm sunshine.  We lack official results but understand that the level course enabled Martin to run yet another negative split and complete in 3 hours 25 and Dave to finish in 4 hours 12 minutes.

parkruns, 5km trail

Cirencester AC finishers: 

A week of winners found Isaac McAdam first at Swindon, Jacob McAdam  at Black Park and Ollie Campbell at Chippenham with Kate Sackett (again) first lady at Stonehouse.

 Swindon:  1 Isaac McAdam (J) 17.26, 21 Sam Cook (J) 21.09, 107 Alan McAdam 24.45, 178 Barbara Thomas 27.49 360 finished
Chippenham: 1 Ollie Campbell (J) 18.24, 144 finished
Stonehouse: 9 Kate Sackett (1st lady) 23.15, 44 finished
Thornbury: 68 Ruth Fulford 30.56, 116 finished
Black Park, Slough: 1 Jacob McAdam 17.35, 424 finished
De la Ramée, Toulouse, France: 14 David Lattimore 33.47, 14 finished
 

Standard Article 5th December 2017

Nick Holliday and Caroline Cotterell raced around two flat loops near the village of Bromham to earn a Christmas pudding each.  Nick used this very popular and well supported race to experiment with running a 5km negative split and Caroline was thrilled to knock one minute from her previous 10k time.

Bromham Pudding Run, nr Devizes, 10km road

1 Simon Nott (Calne RC) 31.38
49 Nick Holliday (Cirencester AC) 41.31 2nd MV60
114 Caroline Cotterell 46.12                           438 finished. 

 

 parkruns, 5km trail

The battle between two young juniors, Sam Cook and Tom Prosser continued this week inspiring Sam to produce his fastest time for the Swindon course as he pushed nearly one minute ahead of Tom.  Tom, along with most of our other runners, slowed this week suggesting tough conditions and making Sam’s PB even more impressive. Further up the field Isaac McAdam finished in third place.  It was good to see Luke Campbell’s tentative return after injury but with a PB some five minutes faster he clearly has some way to go.  Younger brother Ollie continued his great season of running by finishing first at Chippenham.  David Moss and David Lattimore both found small events in Liverpool and Toulouse.

Cirencester AC finishers:
Swindon: 
3 Isaac McAdam (J) 17.28, 27 Sam Cook (J) 20.57, 33 Tom Prosser (J) 21.42, 43 Luke Campbell 22.10,71 Gordon Jones 23.09, 120 Alan McAdam 24.47, 176 Barbara Thomas 27.36, 198 Rachel Jones 28.27, 352 finished
Chippenham: 1 Ollie Campbell (J) 18.42, 136 finished

Knowsley, Liverpool: 
10 David Moss 23.04, 40 finished
De la Ramée, Toulouse, France: 6 David Lattimore 30.27, 8 finished

 

Standard Article 28th November 2017

Eynsham 10km, nr Oxford, 10km road 

A victorious Jo Musk returned from the Eynsham 10km bearing no less than four trophies having finished as first lady and first in her LV35 age group.  Steady training and focused work with Dave Wright have brought Jo back to winning form and we can look forward to more successes in 2018.  Veterans Wendy  Nicholls and Gordon Jones also performed well in this highly competitive race.

1 Matthieu Marshall (Southampton AC) 32.52
45 Jo Musk (Cirencester AC) 37.34 - 1st lady / FV35
81 Wendy Nicholls 39.20 - 5th lady
241 Gordon Jones 45.14     583 finished.  
 

Lee Lawrence finished 61st in the Gloucester 10k where Barbara Thomas enjoyed yet another two race weekend.

 

Gloucester 10km, road

 1 Carwyn Jones (Cardiff AAC) 31.19
61 Lee Lawrence (Cirencester AC) 42.02
315 Barbara Thomas 55.08
564 Nina Lawrence 1.08.16  660 finished.

After last weekend’s triumphant ultra run, Robbie Brown  opted to support  his wife and sister around the undulating Wiltshire Half marathon enabling both to achieve PB’s.  Rhiannon was thrilled to knock three and half minutes from her time for the course  of  2014.

Wiltshire ½ Marathon, Westbury, 13.1 miles road

1 Jamie McBrien (Corsham RC) 1.16.01
131 Robbie Brown (Cirencester AC) 1.45.51
155 Rhiannon Brown 1.48.41  333 finished.  

Cyprus Challenge,  4 events over 4 days mixed terrain

Inspired by James Widdowson’s campaign to raise funds for research into Alzheimer's after the death of his father, Ionel Iancu and Nick Wall accompanied him to Cyprus for a challenging four day running event. A 6km time trial was followed by a 11km hill climb and half marathon, where James struggled, to finish with a 10km  road race.  The results below tell the story of varied running on increasingly tired legs with the evenings’ chilled beers helping with the high temperatures.
 

Final standings:

44 Ionel Iancu total time 3:48:48;  79 James Widdowson 4.11.51  

208 finishers of all four events.

Day 1 of 4, 6km time trial,  road

1 William Gardner (Airforce 1) 20.19
35 Ionel Iancu (Cirencester AC) 23.56
76 James Widdowson 26.29   220 finished.

Day 2 of 4, 11km trail

1 William Gardner (Airforce 1) 48.25
42 Ionel Iancu 1.03.39   71 James Widdowson 1.09.26   213 finished.  
Day 3 of 4, ½ Marathon road

1 William Gardner (Airforce 1) 1.17.58
49 Ionel Iancu 1.38.29   97 James Widdowson 1.50.37  

106 Nick Wall 1.53.20    231 finished.  

 Day 4 of 4   10k road

1 William Gardner (Airforce 1) 35.11
49 Ionel Iancu  42.44 76 James Widdowson 45.19    262 finished.  

Last weekend saw Gordon and Rachel Jones complete the “super flat, super fast” Sutton Benger Flyer 5.
November 19th Sutton Benger Flyer 5 mile Road
1 Josh Dixon (Stroud AC) 26:00.3
51 Gordon Jones (Cirencester AC) 35:08.2  3rdV60 
136 Rachel Jones 45:33.8     218 Finished

parkruns, 5km trail

Jacob McAdam was clearly in attacking mood when he finished second in Slough only three seconds from his Black Park parkrun PB.  Younger brother Isaac also finished second at Swindon having been chased by Ian Barrett who finished fourth.  David Moss was back on form and Gordon Jones enjoyed a warm up for the Sunday’s Eynsham 10k. Alan McAdam and Barbara Thomas ran well while Caroline Cotterell walked and jogged round helping her 77 yr old mother complete her first parkrun well under an hour.  Junior Ollie Campbell finished sixth at Chippenham.

 

Cirencester AC finishers:
Swindon: 
2 Isaac McAdam (J) 17.31, 4 Ian Barrett 18.07, 80 David Moss 23.11, 104 Gordon Jones 23.58,  141 Alan McAdam 25.18, 191 Barbara Thomas 27.38, 413 Caroline Cotterell 53.49, 415 finished
Chippenham: 6 Ollie Campbell (J) 19.02, 166 finished

Black Park, Slough: 
2 Jacob McAdam 17.54, 502 finished

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