Great win for Flutter
Colchester Harriers Richard Flutter is in great form and swept to his first ever half marathon victory over a torturous 10 lap course at the Ilford cycle course in terrible conditions and with 10 large hills to take on. Simon Smith ran 13 laps of the Olympic park Velodrome half marathon circuit to finish in 1:30, Becky Cooke did well to finish second lady in her first triathlon held at Great Cornard and Rachel Richardson-Wright raced the Maldon Triathlon which had a 5:45 am start and finished well up in the ladies.
Malcolm Statham has recently concluded his 200 marathon saga and celebrated running at the Bury St Edmunds Recovery race over a half marathon course and clocked 1:43. In the local park runs Helen Thurlow ran a personal best 22:39 at Harwich to knock 30 seconds off her previous standard. Wayne Cook Ws 5th at The Holkum park event in Norfolk in a good time of 18:29, Ian Haw won the Colchetser Castle race in 17:53, with Cameron Humphries runner up in 18:17, James Wright was 3rd 18:21 and Andy Raynor 6th 18:54, with John Fryer 19:09 and Alex Sales 19:18 not far behind. Cudmore Grove Mersea saw Craig Mitchell run a superb race to finish runner up in 18:46, Richard Heath was 4th in 19:04.