A weekend of Road Racing

A weekend of Road Racing

This weekends racing for our Road Runners was dominated by amazing female performances and kicked off on Saturday at Mallory Park 5k.


Elana Albery ran a huge PB of 18:32 - demonstrating what all of her hard training with the KTH middle distance squad has achieved.


Returning from injury Stacey Barrett had a solid run out of 26:19.


At the weekends main event, the local Oundle 5k and 10k we had two KTH 1st places finishes and new course records.


Natasha Martin won the women’s 10k race in 39:42 and Elana Albery was back out for more racing and won the women’s 5k in 18:56.


In the women’s 10k we had strong post lockdown performances with top 10 finishes several huge PB’s. Amey Brassington ran a 43:36 (PB) and Chrissi Stewart followed with 45:13 (PB). Well done ladies.


Not to be outdone by the ladies Bruce Whitehead ran a 37:51 over 10k - placing 1st in the V60 and smashing the previous V60 course record that he held from last year by several minutes.


We had further great results in the men’s field over the undulating 10k course;


George Brown 41:27

Steve Chester 41:40

Bill Robinson 42:17

Steve Sinnott 42:30

James Tracey 43:43


Over in the 5k Men’s race we had our youngest and most senior representatives at the event, with young Harlee Hooker coming in at 21:06 and Terry Coleman running 27:13 and coming 1st V70.


Up in Leicestershire at the Prestwold Hall Half Marathon was Rocket Ron Searle who ran a 91 minute half and was 1st V65.


Away from the tarmac and shorter distances we move to the trails were we had several runners competing in the “Battle of Brampton Valley Way” Ultra event with Matthew Spearman, Steve Morris and his wingmen Ian Hearn and Eddy Murphy all completing the 50k distance.


Star of the weekend was KTH canine Chaz who dragged owner Dave Pike around the CaniX 10k course at the Longhorn Event, finishing in 1h12 whilst his hoo-mum Trudi Pike opted for the trail Half Marathon Distance finishing in 1h55.


Great to see everyone back racing, well done all!


(If you have been missed out of this report and raced this weekend, let us know!)