Chester Metric Marathon

Good result for Harriers

A team of Colchester Harriers, had good results at the scenic and hilly Chester metric 26.2km Marathon, held in conjuction with the full marathon. Over 5000 competed with 1200 in the metric race in one of the most wel l organized races in the country. David Wright was first Harrier home in overall 35th spot and first veteran over 55 in 1-50-34, just behind was Laura Shewbridge 5th lady in 1-53-14, with Chris Manby 52nd in 1-54-28, Arthur Whiston was first over 60 in 1-57-43, while Simon Smith shook off his injury to clock 1-58-24, Briony Downes was 8th lady in 1-59-52 , and Debbie Cattermole ran a tremendous 2-05-14.