Newsdesk 2013

 RANELAGH HARRIERS E-NEWS # 401             16 May 2013
 Editor: Steve Rowland
 mailto: steverowland@ranelagh-harriers.com  

 *  Successful Richmond Half Marathon
 *  Phil Killingley is the individual winner, Sally Dell is our leading woman 
 *  Steve Whitehead and Heather Martingell are our first finishers in the
     Sutton 10km
 *  Kabir Sait is the first finisher in the Stragglers' Junior Handicap
 *  Eirin McDaid and Nick Twomey 1st and 2nd in All Nations 10km at Windsor
 *  Jackson Creegan wins the London Spring 10km
 *  parkrun placings for Liz Kipling, Livvy Ricketts, Michelle Davies,
     Richard Gregory, Nick Wright, Ben Shore, Duncan Mallison and Mark Herbert
 *  last chance to register for the Captains' 10km challenge

 ...were due on April 1st.
 Our rates are unchanged at 40 for seniors, 20 for second-claim members and
 those who are retired and over 60, 10 for under 20s and students and
 non-running members. There is also a 70 family membership.  Post your
 cheque to Membership Secretary, Ranelagh Harriers, 135a Petersham Road,
 Richmond, Surrey TW10 7AA or leave it in an envelope at the clubhouse. A
 Standing Order form is available from our website here: . For Bank Transfers, our
 account is at HSBC, sort code 40-23-29, account number 81109847; please add
 a message, for example SubscriptionJSmith. For any queries, e-mail the
 Membership Secretary aachrisowens@yahoo.co.uk .

 The next event in our summer road Grand Prix is the Dorking 10 miles on June 2nd
 Details:. So far there are only a couple  of dozen Ranelagh entries in the list,
 so don't delay if you're thinking of running. After that comes our own Richmond 10km
 on June  23rd -  Details:.
 Both races incorporate the county championships and are also scoring events in
 the Surrey Road League.

 Full GP details are on our website here:. Leaders so far (after four events)
 are (Open) Trevor Maguire 33, Steve Whitehead 24, Ted Mockett 20, (Men Over
 40) Trevor Maguire 16, Steve Whitehead 12, Stewart Anderson 10, (Men Over
 50) Phil Jackson 20, Stephen Logue 12, Bill Neely 12, (Women) Heather
 Martingell 10, Rachael Holmes 9, Marie Synnott-Wells, Becky Hall and Sally
 Dell 6, (Women Over 40) Heather Martingell 15, Ally Salisbury 9, Marie
 Synnott-Wells, Jane Craigie-Payne and Sally Dell 6, (Women Over 50) Lorraine
 Clifton 11, Michele Gibson 6, Deirdre Inman 5.

 Last chance to register! Cut-off to put your name down is the end of May.
 Marc Snaith writes:"To give you an extra incentive to train harder and run
 some fast times this summer we are going to reward the three runners who
 shave the most time from their 10k PBs. Don't worry if you set your 10k PB
 20 years ago, we'll use your fastest time since 1 March 2011.

 There are three categories organised according to your fastest time since 1
 March 2011. The most improved runner in each of the following three
 categories will win a 50 voucher.
 1. Men sub 40 minutes, women sub 45 minutes.
 2. Men 40 minutes - 49.59, women 45 minutes - 54.59.
 3. Men 50 minutes plus, women 55 minutes plus. 

 Only times run between 1 March and 30 September 2013 will count. To enter,
 email ranelagh.men@gmail.com and we'll take your fastest 10k  time shown on
 the powerof10 or runbritain websites, or reported in the e-news, since 1
 March 2011. We'll try to keep tabs on improvers but if you beat your best
 time it will help if you send another e-mail with your new PB."

 As usual we'll be holding a barbecue at the clubhouse after our Richmond
 10km on Sunday 23rd June. All are invited. More details nearer the time.

 HARRY HAWKES 10 miles  Sunday 30th June
 The old Harry Hawkes race is being revived this year as a 10-miler. It takes
 place on Sunday 30th June at 9.30am starting at Giggs Hill Green, Thames
 Ditton. Entry fee is 22 but there is a 4 discount for Ranelagh members if
 you quote the code CSHH13. www.harryhawkes10.com/.

 MABAC LEAGUE SURREY SLOG  Sunday 21st July at Peaslake
 It's the same day as the Elmbridge 10km but anyone who fancies a tough and
 scenic off-road half marathon in the Surrey Hills might like to give this
 one a try.  Details and entry:.

 Kate Brook writes:
 "The following Coaching courses are available. You may be able to get
 funding from SWLAN if you are or will be volunteering your coaching time at
 Ranelagh Harriers. If you wish to apply for one of the following courses
 please contact kate.brook@swlan.org.uk on how to proceed. Please visit
 www.englandathletics.org/courses for more courses which become available
 throughout the year. Please note that the Coaching Assistant course will
 book up very quickly.

 Leadership in Running Fitness
 Course dates: 22 June 2013  (Booking deadline: 7 June)
 Location: Hillingdon Athletics Stadium, Gatting Way, Uxbridge, UB8 1ES
 Course Code: SC0707
 A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to
 deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and
 other Group Leaders. The minimum age for this course is 18.

 Athletics Coach
 Course dates: 22 June to 23 June 2013  (Booking deadline: 7 June 13)
 Location: St Mary's University College, Waldergrave Road, Strawberry Hill,
 Twickenham, TW1 4SX
 Course Code: SC0701
 You need to have Coaching Assistant qualification to attend this course.
 This course also has a third training day plus an assessment day. Please
 check you are able to attend on the dates given for these before booking.

 Coach in Running Fitness
 Course dates: 22 June to 23 June 2013  (Booking deadline: 7 June)
 Location: Winchester Sports Stadium, Milland Road, Winchester, Hampshire,
 SO23 0QA
 Course Code: SC0706
 You need to have Leadership in Running Fitness or Coaching Assistant
 qualification to attend this course. This course also has a third training
 day plus an assessment day. Please check you are able to attend on the dates
 given for these before booking."

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 More details of the following from Marc Snaith (07717 213035 / e-mail Marc and Chris  
 ranelagh.men@gmail.com  or e-mail Estelle and Phil  ranelagh.women@gmail.com

 Sunday 2nd June                   Dorking 10 miles. 9am start. Road GP race
 5 and Surrey Road League race 3.   Details:.

 Sunday 9th June                   MABAC League 5 miles at Holmwood. 11am
 start.   www.mabac.org.uk/.

 Sunday 23rd June                 Richmond 10km. 9am start. Road GP race 6
 and Surrey Road League race 4.   Details:.

 Saturday 13th July                Elmore 7 miles. Road GP race 7.

 Sunday 21st July                  Elmbridge 10km. Road GP race 8 and Surrey
 Road League race 5.   Details:.

 parkruns every Saturday at 9am
 Bushy Park                            Diana Fountain car park
 Richmond Park                      Richmond Gate
 Wimbledon Common             Windmill car park
 Banstead Woods                  Car park off B2219 Park Lane, Chipstead
 Bedfont Lakes                       Bedfont Lakes Country Park, Ashford,
 Kingston                               The Hawker Centre
 Old Deer Park                        Pools in the Park on the A316
 Crane Park                             Near the Hospital Bridge Roundabout
 on the A316 in Twickenham
 Other venues, more details and registration at www.parkrun.com
 2km junior parkruns for under 14s take place on the first Sunday of each
 month from Bushy Park's Teddington Gate (11am start) and from Savill Garden
 car park, Windsor Great Park (9.30am start). 

 First of all, a big thank you to race director Sandra Forrest on another
 brilliantly organised event. This is not an easy race to manage, with high
 numbers of marshals and other support volunteers needed. It's a great
 tribute to Sandra's team that we are able to pull off such a successful
 event while still counting more than forty members in the race itself.

 Sandra writes:
 "I would just like to add my massive appreciation for everything you all did
 to make the race a huge success on Sunday; the feedback I heard across the
 board was, in no particular order, fantastic marshals, amazing lead and tail
 bikes, friendly race (again, down to the marshals), and superb organisation
 which is down to Philippa (permissions, St. John Ambulance, loos, Rose of
 York, Man with Van and luggage), Tamsin (every single thing to do with
 volunteers), Sally (prizes, chocolate, bananas, supervising student
 volunteers at finish, and helping to sort out medals), Andy Woodhouse
 (ordering the Medals and the very big job of water), Mike and Michelle (the
 very big job of water), Chris Read and Mark Herbert (massive job of getting
 signs up and back down) and Niall (arranging our use of Kew FC clubhouse and
 organising the vouchers we use as prizes). Without all of you this race
 would not be nearly the success it's been - I am very grateful."

 The race again proved very popular with the entry limit reached months in
 advance of the race. Perhaps this accounts for the large number of
 'no-shows' - only 675 finished from an entry of over 1100.
 It was doubly pleasing that we were also able to provide the race winner.
 Phil Killingley was content to sit behind early leader Darren McNeely until
 they had ten miles under their belts. Phil then pressed on strongly and
 built up a comfortable cushion of over half a minute at the finish. This
 brings Phil the county Half Marathon championship. McNeely held on for
 second place ahead of Guildford's Tom Griffiths. Trevor Maguire was our next
 man home just outside 80 minutes, then came a tussle between Paul Doyle,
 Peter Faull and Ted Mockett. Ted proved the stronger at the end, passing
 Peter in the finishing straight. Both set PBs. Paul followed on a few
 seconds back, then came another PB runner, David Rowe. Here's an extract
 from David's blog http://rowerunning.co.uk/:

 "So, a few days ago I was reminded by Sharon that I had entered the Richmond
 Half Marathon this weekend! I'd completely forgotten. When I entered I
 thought it would be a nice way to get a longish run in just as I start to
 ease back the training in advance of my main spring race, an Ironman. Two
 weeks after the London Marathon would be fine as I hadn't planned to run
 London hard. The day before at Bushy parkrun I nipped under 19 minutes on
 very tired legs (from a previous week of fairly large cycling volume) so an
 easy Saturday would surely give a bit of recovery in advance of a bit of a
 smackdown at this half marathon.

 Sunday morning. The weather was perfect. Plenty of friends and fellow club
 runners were taking part (or marshaling) so there wouldn't be a lack of
 support on the course. After a short warm-up I got myself in position right
 by the front of the start area. This is partly because the race is 'gun'
 timed (meaning everyone gets a time based on the start, not when they
 personally crossed the start line - so getting near the front was necessary
 and also helps avoid too much early congestion).

 And then we were off. The early miles were solid and relatively comfortable.
 Heading from Hampton Court along the towpath at about 6.5 miles I found
 myself with a group of maybe five people. Before long two of them had
 drifted off of the back and it was myself, a Collingwood AC and a Tadworth
 AC runner in a small group. We kept each other going and ran pretty well
 together. No-one wanted to drop off the group so we all ran hard and stuck
 together. The pacing was steady, the effort was hard. Just before 10 miles I
 took a gel. I'd had nothing else during the run (apart from a gel 20 minutes
 before the start) and no water. In fact I didn't use the water stations once
 during the race. I didn't feel particularly thirsty (I was well hydrated
 beforehand) and just wanted to concentrate on running!

 At about 10.5 miles it was just the Collingwood runner and myself. We worked
 well together. We sped up from averaging around 6:25 minute miling to around
 6:15 miling. From miles 12 to 13 alongside Riverside Drive we caught up with
 Sean Paynter from Ranelagh who was struggling. I told him to jump on the
 back of us and he tried his best to. Shortly after he dropped back and I
 couldn't hang on any more. Miles 12-13 was (according to my GPS) run at 6:04
 minute miling pace. I had no idea of the time at this point (I'd stopped
 doing the maths in my head a few miles back) and it was just a case of
 having to dig deep all the way to the finish.

 There's a slight double-back just before the finish and I turned into the
 finishing straight (the only bit of grass you run on) and crossed the line
 in 1 hour 23 minutes and 46 seconds. A personal best of 3 minutes 55
 seconds. I'll take that."

 In fairly kind conditions - perhaps a little warm - there were PBs all down
 the field. We had five more finishers inside 90 minutes - Ian Kenton,
 William Griffin, a limping Bill Neely, Lars Lundqvist and Stewart Anderson.
 First woman home was West 4's Isobel Rea, while first from Ranelagh was
 Sally Dell at 97 minutes. Rachael Holmes and Wiebke Kortum also beat 100

 In the open team race our men finished third and our women fourth but in the
 county championship both teams moved up one place.

 SUTTON 10km  Sunday 12th May
 There was a new course for the Sutton 10km this year, in and around Nonsuch
 Park. There was a late scramble for places as the entries were closing, and
 in the end we had some twenty starters, though with only Heather Martingell
 flying the flag for the Ranelagh women.

 Steve Whitehead was our first finisher, just missing not only the 36 minutes
 barrier but also the first over 40 prize. Ted Mockett was next, with some
 clear air between him and Peter Faull this time, though Peter set a PB for
 the second week in a row. Lars Lundqvist also broke new ground, inside 40
 minutes for the first time.

 This was the fourth race in our road Grand Prix. See here: for scores so far and upcoming

 STRAGGLERS JUNIOR HANDICAPS  Thursday 25th April at Ham
 Colin Brett reports:
 "It was great to turn up on an almost summer evening at the Hawker Centre
 with a squad of ten Ranelagh juniors all of whom acquitted themselves and
 Ranelagh Harriers admirably. As this was everybody's first race in the
 series we could only score 4 points each as we set our handicaps but this
 didn't detract from the joy of seeing a blue vest cross the line first -
 worn by Kabir Sait - closely followed by a steady stream of blue and gold
 vests. There were notable debut runs for Noah Heron-Brett & Patrick
 O'Sullivan who were only 7 and 8 seconds behind respectively. Solid runs for
 Tor Heron-Brett and Josie Kearey who competed for the fastest sprint
 finishes of the evening. Tom Kearey took it a bit easier on the night still
 recovering after a brilliant run in the London mini marathon representing
 his borough on the Sunday. Afrah Sait proved running is in the genes coming
 home second in the Minis 500M & Daniel O'Sullivan will be keeping us all on
 our toes in a few years time competing over the 2k course. Jonny & Charlie
 Brook had great runs too completing the Ranelagh squad. Next event is
 Thursday 30th May."

 1   Kabir Sait             13.47  (actual time 8.47)
 9   Daniel O'Sullivan      16.32  (11.32)
 11  Noah Heron-Brett       16.54  (8.54)
 12  Patrick O'Sullivan     16.55  (8.55)
 19  Tor Heron-Brett        17.25  (9.25)
 23  Tom Kearey             18.29  (8.29)
 25  Josie Kearey           18.35  (10.35)
 40  Jonny Brook            20.31  (9.31)
 42  Charlie Brook          20.57  (12.57)

 1   M Andrews (Strags)      3.19
 2   Afrah Sait              3.27

 KINGFIELD CANTER 2.85 miles handicap  Wednesday 1st May at Woking
 1   H Innemee (unatt)      25.33  (actual time 20.48)
 7   Steve Rowland          26.04  (21.19)
 9   Alan Davidson          26.19  (21.34)
 16  Sonia Rowland          26.49  (21.04)
 22  Louise Piears          27.45  (21.15)

 BUCS TRACK 10,000m CHAMPIONSHIPS  Sunday 5th May at Bedford
 1   R Auckland (Edin U)    34:07.61
 7   Estelle Damant         38:40.18

 This race, mostly on the Tamsin Trail path round the Park, attracted over
 200 competitors. The race website suggests the course might have been
 slightly over-distance. Ian Grange reports:
 "Three of us completed the race last Sunday. Peter Weir was the first with a
 time of 3hrs 37mins 36secs. I was the next with 3hrs 58mins 6secs and David
 Munt was 4hrs 5mins 42secs. Unfortunately Karen Weir had to pull out at the
 half way mark due to injury. Overall I enjoyed the race although it is quite
 hilly and the day was also quite warm." 

 1   C Dettmar (Headington) 2:35.54  (chip time 2:35.51)
 38  Peter Weir             3:37.51  (3:37.36)
 88  Ian Grange             3:58.08  (3:58.06)
 100 David Munt             4:05.54  (4:05.42)

 REIGATE and REDHILL YMCA 5 miles  Sunday 5th May
 1   A Moses (Rei P)        27.47
 290 Wally Garrod           49.13

 ALL NATIONS 10km  Saturday 11th May at Dorney Lake, Windsor
 A Ranelagh one-two!

 1   Eirin McDaid           34.30
 2   Nick Twomey            36.03

 LONDON SPRING 10km  Saturday 11th May in Regent's Park
 Jackson Creegan won by the best part of two minutes.

 1   Jackson Creegan        34.20 

 MAJORCA HALF MARATHON (and warm-up)  Saturday 11th May
 Simon Burrell reports:
 "In an attempt to find ever more interesting running races, I recently
 competed in the Majorca 70.3, which is a half marathon preceded by some swim
 and bike warm-up.

 We started by running off the beautiful Alcudia beach into the clear, warm
 Mediterranean sea - out for the best part of 1,000m and then turned and back
 to the shore.  It was a long wade through shallow waters and then a long
 barefoot jog to collect the bike.  The bike course was lovely, although it
 did feature a 9 km hill about a third of the way through and some other
 lumpy bits.  56 miles and nearly 3 hours later I was back dropping off the
 bike and ready for the main event.

 The run course was a three lapper, with a back street section, a run
 alongside the beach and then a long out and back (and back a bit more),
 before returning to the back streets and beach.  It was pancake flat and the
 course was well supported along the initial beach section, so spirits were
 high and I set out at sub-7 minute mile pace, calculating that a 1:31 or
 1:32 might be on the cards.  Sadly, a couple of things then happened.
 Firstly I realised that it gets a bit toasty in the early afternoon in
 Majorca and secondly I found that my warm-up might have been a bit
 exuberant.  So, I dug in and slowed the pace a little, taking the time to
 walk past each of the six aid stations and douse my head with cold water.

 Strangely the aid stations were giving out Coca Cola as well as water - this
 was a first for me, but a very welcome mix of caffeine, sugar, taste and
 bubbles.  I soldiered on, thinking partly of clocking a reasonable time but
 mainly of being able to stop and sit down.  The third lap wasn't much fun
 but the finish arrived sooner than I had remembered from previous laps -
 result.  In the end it was a 1:36:40 finish (5:22:59 overall), which I was
 very pleased with under the circumstances.

 I learned on this course that it's the mind that controls the legs and
 endurance events are a mental challenge as much as anything - next time I'll
 try not to listen so much!"

 1   E Llanos (Spain)        3:52.36  (swim 22.17, bike 2:16.58, run 1:08.41)
 969 Simon Burrell           5:22.59  (41.56, 2:54.25, 1:36.40)

 MARLOW 5 miles  Sunday 12th May
 1   R Thompson (Hill)      25.39  (chip time 25.39)
 83  David Lawley           32.52  (32.46)

 CRANE PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 Nick Wright finished third.

 1   D Tanner (Clapham)     17.26
 3   Nick Wright            18.41
 4   David Bell             19.42
 15  Tom Kearey             22.08
 19  Adam Wright            22.37
 49  Emily Kearey           25.44
 51  Peter Fordham          26.28
 55  Lynne Barber           26.50
 70  Stacey Barber          29.21
 71  Cindy Croucher         29.47
 72  Deirdre Inman          29.55
 74  Josie Kearey           30.28
 76  Christine David        30.32
 79  Ann Kearey             30.46

 RICHMOND PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 First place for Richard Gregory.

 1   Richard Gregory        16.53
 12  Sean Paynter           19.33
 31  Ted Mockett            21.14
 32  Peter Faull            21.14
 67  Karl Garvey            22.58
 73  Kabir Sait             23.13
 144 Tomas Sterner          26.15
 166 Colin Rogal            26.57
 198 Tony Clark             28.17
 214 Jenny Rogal            28.53
 219 Jo Sinton-Hewitt       29.07
 256 Molly Smith            30.55
 265 Claire French          31.43
 290 Pat Hewlett            37.14

 BUSHY PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 1   M Trees (Belgrave)     16.10
 25  David Rowe             18.54
 26  Dan Wilson             18.56
 187 Ian Grange             22.53
 570 Vicci Randle           28.05
 847 John Hanscomb          34.54

 KINGSTON parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 1   H Johnston (K&P)       17.11
 31  Chris Read             21.36
 46  Phil Aiken             23.02
 54  Alan Davidson          23.30

 OLD DEER PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 Great to see Liz Kipling back in action after injuries and operations. She
 finished third overall and first woman.

 1   J Smith (unatt)        19.49
 3   Liz Kipling            21.15
 15  Phil Roberts           23.07

 GUNNERSBURY parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 1   A Lawrence (Morpeth)   16.55
 217 Waldron Slaughter      31.46
 245 Lexi Slaughter         36.38

 WALTHAMSTOW parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 Ben Shore finished third.

 1   D Tumaitis (Eton M)    17.28
 3   Ben Shore              19.35

 WIMBLEDON COMMON parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 1   K Hegvold (Belgrave)   17.20
 201 Michelle Davies        26.34
 270 Mike White             29.14

 CRYSTAL PALACE parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 1   C Norris (unatt)       16.54
 47  Phil Jackson           22.51

 BARNSTAPLE parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 1   J Wisely (Plymouth)    17.57
 33  Margaret Auerback      29.59

 OXFORD parkrun 5km  Saturday 4th May
 1   I Harkness (TH&H)      16.46
 84  Evelyn Joslin          27.16

 SAVILL GARDEN JUNIORS parkrun 2km  Sunday 5th May
 Livvy Ricketts was the leading girl and set a new girls' course record. Sis
 Juliet also set a PB.

 1   Unknown
 6   Livvy Ricketts          8.35
 19  Juliet Ricketts         9.41

 BUSHY PARK JUNIORS parkrun 2km  Sunday 5th May
 ...and three more PBs at Bushy Park.

 1   A Farr (SMR)            6.27
 12  Euan Sinclair           8.10
 14  Kabir Sait              8.18
 60  Finlay Sinclair         9.41
 192 Eilidh Sinclair        13.06

 RICHMOND PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 Another sharpener for Richard Gregory, a few seconds faster than last week.

 1   Richard Gregory        16.48
 6   Peter Faull            18.41
 31  Daniel Chiechi         21.23
 67  Polly White            23.07
 69  Phil Roberts           23.12
 80  Amrut Sharma           23.49
 87  Simon Taylor           24.02
 120 Tomas Sterner          25.10
 147 Michelle Meadows       26.19
 152 Michael Sikora         26.34
 161 Lorna Smith            26.49
 176 Prelini Chiechi        27.38
 179 Eugenio Carmo          27.55
 189 Val Lowman             28.28
 190 Peter Lowman           28.29
 269 Paula Maguire          32.11
 283 Penny Merrett          34.02
 298 Bev Ali                36.23
 307 Pat Hewlett            38.33

 CRANE PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 Third place for Duncan Mallison.

 1   P Steel (Leeds)        17.43
 3   Duncan Mallison        18.25
 7   Chris Brook            20.59
 20  Tom Kearey             22.30
 31  David Bell             24.16
 36  Kevin Kearey           24.31
 37  Emily Kearey           24.32
 46  Lynne Barber           26.50
 57  Josie Kearey           28.38
 58  Tamsin Burland         28.41
 62  Tanya Allen            29.20
 67  Christine David        30.51
 68  Cindy Croucher         31.11
 69  Deirdre Inman          31.18

 BUSHY PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 1   M Withey (Stroud)      15.58
 19  Ted Mockett            18.11
 102 David Ready            20.49
 167 Jonny Rowan            22.14
 175 David Rowe             22.18
 230 Ian Grange             23.01
 453 Kirsty Bangham         25.36
 630 Vicci Randle           28.19
 674 Sharon Rowe            28.57
 728 Mary Hickson           30.14
 844 John Hanscomb          34.11

 BEDFONT LAKES parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 Michelle Davies was first woman and Mark Herbert third overall in Bedfont's
 fourth birthday run.

 1   J Repper (Chiltern)    17.25
 3   Mark Herbert           18.39
 10  Michelle Davies        21.09
 34  Mike White             24.09
 54  John Scally            25.35

 KINGSTON parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 1   J Hughes (BUAC)        18.21
 25  Chris Camacho          22.22
 32  Alan Davidson          23.16
 37  Tom Reay               23.51
 47  Wiebke Kortum          24.43

 CANNON HILL parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 1   I Kimpton (Lincs W)    15.20
 26  Paul Sinton-Hewitt     19.01
 184 Chris Wright           24.36
 230 Jo Sinton-Hewitt       26.02

 HIGHBURY FIELDS parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 1   T Simmonds (unatt)     17.13
 50  Phil Aiken             23.37

 UPTON COURT parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 1   R Foster (Datchet)     17.43
 16  Wyn Williams           22.20

 TILGATE parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 1   B Golding (Crawley)    17.54
 65  Steve Rowland          25.05

 WARSAW parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 Another new parkrun in Poland.

 1   M Wiacek (Poland)      17.49
 28  Peter Fordham          22.43

 READING parkrun 5km  Saturday 11th May
 1   A Smith (Reading RR)   17.21
 7   Sean Paynter           19.00

 The Commonwealth Games Federation has made a 10 minute film about the
 classic Roger Bannister v John Landy mile clash in Vancouver in 1954,
 including footage of the race and interviews with both men conducted by the
 young British long jumper Jazmin Sawyers. In the lead up to next year's
 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this is the first of several films on landmark
 moments from the history of the Games. You can view it here:. It's intriguing to note that both
 Kiwis in the race utilised a sprinter's crouch start in a mile race.