Sudbury 5 mile
Great team win for Harriers
Colchester harriers swept to victory at the sunny Sudbury 5 mile road race held on Good Friday. Colin Ridley led the way winning the over 50 award as he came home 8th in 29:07, Paul Rodgers ran well for 12th spot 29:51, with the team completed by Jon Nears 11th 29:43, and Paul Preston 14th 30:19 . Just missing out on the team prize was Pete West 15th 30:24, then came Martyn Clarke 16th 30:43.
Marie Shirley was 3rd lady 31:43, and Laura Shewbridge 4th 32:38. Other Harriers to run were Simon Smith 32:08, Ady Frost 32:46, and Cathy Beard 44:31.
Great Barrow Double Marathon
The Great Barrow double marathon event saw Malcolm Statham complete the two distance events in 3:50 and 4:18. Statham has now completed 172 marathons.