Southend half marathon
The Southend half marathon was held in warm conditions and a Colchester Harrier team finished third. Ged McMillan knocked a good chunk off. His personal best to come home 8th in 1.18.08, McMillan was backed up By Mark Harrod 1.21.14 19th , and Paul Rogers with his second Pb of the week coming home in 1.24.20 for 31st overall.
Colchester Harriers were competing in numerous events in the last week, Martyn’s Clarke was competing in the East Berlin half at Potsdam where he ran 1.34 , Jason BIlton completed his training for the Ultra race the West Highland way with a good finish of 4.20 at the Stour Valley hilly off road marathon. Nic Rogers ran 10.19 in the Southern 3000m track Championship of Essex. Paul Preston ran a 10km at Bedford in 37.42, Danny MIllward won his first Park Run at Great Cornard in 19.28 . AT the Maldon Promenade 5km it was Personal Bests for Andy Raynor 18.20, Danny MIllward 18.28, and Paul Rogers 18.34. Good time came from Paul Preston 18.23 and Chris Manby 19.00.