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 RANELAGH HARRIERS E-NEWS # 439              4 December 2014
 Editor: Steve Rowland
 mailto: steverowland@ranelagh-harriers.com  
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 HEADLINE NEWS
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 *  Ranelagh women win bronze medals at the South of the Thames Championship
 *  Estelle Damant leads our team and also wins the Hugh Jones Salver club
     women’s championship
 *  Marie Synnott-Wells wins Trish’s Trophy for the club women over 40s’
     championship
 *  Ralph Street leads Ranelagh to a clear mob match victory over Thames Hare
     and Hounds
 *  Ranelagh mob tops 90
 *  Club veterans championships go to Peter Haarer (over 40s), Mick Lane
     (over 50s) and Mike Peace (over 60s)
 *  Sealed handicap is won by Peter Fordham  
 *  Megan de Silva runs 38.32 10km 
 *  parkrun placings for Carl Assmundson, Estelle Damant, Trevor Maguire,
     Mark Birch, Kirsty Bangham and David Rowe 
 *  Surrey Ladies League this Saturday at Nonsuch Park
 *  Stubbs Cup mob match at home to South London Harriers on 13th December 
 *  Very last chance to book for our Christmas Party! 

 ATTENTION PLEASE
 ****************
 SURREY LADIES LEAGUE  Saturday 6th December at Nonsuch Park
 Saturday sees this seaso'’s second Surrey Ladies League race at Nonsuch
 Park. As usual, the senior wome'’s race is at 12 noon followed by the junior
 races. All women are welcome to run-– please register with team manager Phil
 on the day. Travel details and a course map are here:. 

 MOB MATCH v SOUTH LONDON HARRIERS  Saturday 13th December in Richmond Park
 One more call to arms! We have won an unprecedented five mob matches in a
 row. Can we make it six? Just like Thames last week, South London Harriers
 are ahead of us in the Surrey League, but if we can swamp them with blue
 vests - just as we did to Thames! There are no more mob matches after this
 until February, so It's time for one big effort. 2.30pm start, usual 7.5 miles two-lap course.
 Register at the clubhouse or if you are late go straight to the start
 opposite Pembroke Lodge. Remember, virtually everyone counts towards the
 final result, and the more runners we have, the better are our chances. The
 race includes our club championship for the magnificent Wynne Cup and a
 sealed handicap 'sealed' means it's worked out on times after the race).  

 FIRST MEMBER'S SURVEY
 Trevor Maguire writes: 
 " Dear Members,
 We want to be an inclusive club with a great social environment that is able
 to deliver fantastic coaching and racing.  Therefore we want to understand
 what our members think and hope that the following survey (our first) will
 help improve how we manage the Club.   The structure of the survey is to
 first of all find out about you, so it is important to answer the Survey on
 a personal basis as a member of the Club.  This means one response per
 member please (family or multiple member households should complete separate
 responses for each individual, including junior members who have a few
 questions that only relate to them).  The rest of the survey is broken down
 into three sections (club facilities, coaching/racing and social events).
 Each section asks about your personal interaction with the club and then a
 follow-on question asks how you rate this interaction; with a text box for
 any other thoughts.  Please follow the link below to carry out the Survey.
 The survey will close on the 21st December and we plan to feed back results
 early in 2015 "
 Web-link - www.surveymonkey.com/s/ranelaghsurvey.
 
 CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRIES
 Entry deadlines for the Surrey, South of England and National Championships
 are approaching. The Surreys are taking place at Lloyd Park, Croydon on 3rd
 January, the South of England at Stanmer Park, Brighton on 24th January and
 the National at Parliament Hill on 21st February. If you'd like to be
 entered for any of these please contact the Captains / Team Managers (see
 What's Coming below for contact details).

 HEAD COACH
 We're pleased to announce that Karen Weir has been appointed to the position
 of club Head Coach.

 THURSDAY NIGHT TRACK TRAINING AT OSTERLEY
 The club will be subsidising track sessions on Thursday evenings at the
 Osterley track. All groups and all abilities are welcome! The sessions will
 run for three months from 8th January 2015, every Thursday 7.30-8.30pm.
 Link to the map is here:.

 VERY LAST CHANCE TO BOOK FOR OUR CHRISTMAS PARTY! Saturday 6th December
 There are still a very few places left for our Christmas Party this Saturday
 at the Richmond Hill Hotel starting at 7pm. It will include a three-course
 meal plus wine, followed by a DJ. The price is £50. If you're interested
 please contact Michele Gibson  micheleagibson@hotmail.com without delay. 

 LONDON MARATHON GUARANTEED PLACES
 We have been allotted three guaranteed places for the 2015 London Marathon.
 The draw for these will take place at the Christmas Party on 6th December.
 To be eligible you need to have taken part in at least two mob matches in
 th e past twelve months, or else to have run one mob match and also helped as a
 volunteer at two club events. If you qualify send your name in to Wyn
 Williams wynandlin@btinternet.com  before the Christmas Party.

 DASH FOR THE SPLASH
 Dorchie Cockerell of Thames Hare and Hounds writes:
 " Thames Hare and Hounds would like to invite Ranelagh Harriers to take part
 in our open 10 km challenge cross-country race 'Dash for the Splash', which
 will take place on Sunday 1st February 2015 at 9:30am. We've designed a
 multi-terrain route that takes in all the best features of Wimbledon Common,
 together with our historic cross-country race courses.  The race will
 include jumping tree roots in the trees (Fishponds Woods and Hookhamslade
 Pond); then getting up steep unrelenting hills (The Toast Rack and The
 Alps); yomping ankle deep through a muddy bog (The Butts) and with any
 energy you've got left getting through the rapids of Beverley Brook Water
 Splash to dash to the finish line to claim your glory. It's going to be
 tough, wet, and muddy, and a super challenge, and we'd love for you to join
 us.  Just to survive and complete the race in one piece is to win. Dig out
 your dirtiest shoes, round up your team, and come and smash up the toughest
 natural obstacle course in the Capital.

 There will be lots of prizes on offer, for individuals, age group winners
 and also teams (4 runners per team, men, ladies and mixed) and there will
 also be a goodie bag for each finisher. Our website and online entry system
 is open, please see: www.dashforthesplash.com and we're selling out fast!
 Any race profits to be donated to conservation projects on Wimbledon
 Common "

 GREEN BELT RELAY
 Michelle Davies writes: 
 " Just a call for interested parties. The team this year had a great time,
 and I am hoping we might be able to enter two or three teams if we get
 enough people ". The race will be on 16th/17th May 2015. For more information
 about the race go to www.greenbeltrelay.org.uk/.  Contact Michelle
 michelle.davies@richmond.gov.uk  if you  might be interested. 

 RIVER THAMES SPRING HALF MARATHON
 Roy Reeder of Stragglers writes: 
 " I organised the River Thames Half Marathon in October and it went so well
 that I'm organising a Spring version on 15th March 2015. Start is in
 Walton-on-Thames and a fair bit of the route is along the towpath, so it's
 scenic. I'm offering 4 off the entry fee to Ranelagh runners till 15th
 January. Use the entry code RANonly4 at the Sport Systems store. Full
 details here:. 

 MARATHON FOCUS WINTER WORKSHOPS at St Mary's University Clinic. 
 Wednesday 28th January 2015, 7pm - TBC       Warm Ups, Injury Prevention, &
 Recovery
 Wednesday 25th March 2015, 7pm - TBC          Race Day Preparation
 £10 per workshop. Both are to be held at St Mary's University on campus. To
 book your place please call 0208 240 4070 or email clinic@smuc.ac.uk. 

 Follow Ranelagh on Facebook. 

WHAT'S COMING
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More details of the following from the men's Captains ( e-mail Phil, Duncan
or Trevor ) ranelagh.men@gmail.com
 or the women's Captain / Team Manager ( e-mail Becky or Phil ranelagh.women@gmail.com  )


 Saturday 6th December       Surrey Ladies League at Nonsuch Park. Seniors at
 12 noon, followed by junior races.

 Saturday 13th December     Stubbs Cup Mob Match v South London Harriers
 including Wynne Cup club championship.  7.7 miles, 2.30pm start

 Sunday 14th December       Holly Runs at Reigate. Races for all age groups
 down to under 11s. Minimum age is 8 years.   Details:

 Saturday 20th December     South of the Thames 7.5 miles Championship. 2pm
 start at Coulsdon.

 Saturday 27th December     Henty Relay-– our Christmas fun relay starting at
 12 noon. All welcome. Report to the clubhouse by 11.30am to be assigned to a
 team. 

 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,
 Middlesex
 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 Par'’s Teddington Gate (11am start) and from Savill Garden
 car park, Windsor Great Park (9.30am start), and also every Sunday at 9.30am
 in Wimbledon Park.  

 WHAT'S HAPPENED
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 SOUTH OF THE THAMES 5 miles CHAMPIONSHIP including CLUB WOMEN'S
 CHAMPIONSHIPS  Saturday 22nd November on Wimbledon Common
 In a new departure we experimented with incorporating our club wome'’s
 championship with the South of the Thames 5 miles championship on Wimbledon
 Common. Although not everyone was in favour of not having our championship
 on our own course, the experiment seems to have been a success from more
 than one viewpoint: first, we had thirteen women running - a fairly good
 number and certainly more than we have managed for some years in a dedicated
 race; and second, the spin-off was that we fielded quite a strong team who
 managed to come away with bronze medals only a handful of points away from
 the silvers.

 Estelle Damant was the favourite to win the Hugh Jones Salver for our women’s
 championship and she duly lived up to expectations by finishing 5th woman
 overall, just 17 seconds from individual third place. But Estelle must have
 been surprised to find Megan de Silva less than half a minute behind. This
 was another mini-breakthrough for Megan who seems to grow in confidence at
 each outing. 29th and 30th were Marie Synnott-Wells and Becky Hall, closing
 in the team in third place with 71 points- well behind winners Belgrave but
 trailing second-placed Kent by just three points. Marie was also rewarded
 with Trish's Trophy as the club's women over 40 champion. Backing up close
 behind the scoring team was Bonnie Morgan, then came Lara Werrett and
 Victoria Elbourne leading in the rest.  

 We had more of a scratch team in the men's race and they were led home in
 70th place by Rick Jenner, ahead of Mark Herbert, David Lawley and Peter
 Faull. In the four-to-score competition they placed 19th while in the eight
 to score - with the addition of Richard Holme, Paul Doyle, Richard Kennedy
 and Paul Rider - they finished 10th.     


 MOB MATCH v THAMES HARE and HOUNDS  Saturday 29th November in Richmond Park
 Here's Phil Killingley's report:
 thrash/?ra?/
 verb
 1. 1 beat (a person or animal) repeatedly and violently with a stick or
 whip.
 2. 2 move in a violent and convulsive way.
 3. 3 defeat heavily in a contest or match.

 Report on Thames mob match.  
 Two hours before the start, Ranelagh's men's captain called a friend on the
 Thames side who reported two things. First, he had injured his ankle, and
 was out for the mob match.  He had pulled out at the last minute in similar
 fashion last year, his absence leading to Thames losing by a tiny margin -
 was this a good omen for Ranelagh?  Second, ominously, Thames seemed to have
 been promoting this mob fixture over and above anything else this
 cross-country season, in an approach similar to Ranelagh's Operation
 Betelgeuse.  What hope would Ranelagh have against the might that has taken
 Thames to second in the Surrey League table?

 But on a bright and warm afternoon, the balance started tilting in our
 favour even before the start.  From all directions, men and women donning
 the Blue and Amber colours appeared, building and building until there were
 90 of us, roaring the Hobble Gobble back at Mike Peace to shake the branches
 of the starting line oak tree.  Thames numbered just 41, but looked lean and
 mean - could we make our numbers count? 

 Normally Thames pack out the first 20 positions, and Ranelagh's chances
 depend on what comes after that.  However, this time, a leading pack of six
 had three white vests and three blue. Each of our men beat our white
 counterparts in hard fought contests, giving Ranelagh a 1, 3, 5 against
 Thames's 2, 4, 6.  Excellent runs by Ralph Street and Jackson Creegan
 secured podium positions. Astonishingly, Ralph's first place was the first
 Thames mob match in 30 years to be won by a Ranelagh runner. 

 Two years ago, Thames had 23 of the first 27 places. Today, by this point we
 had 15 in to their 12. A few more white vests followed, but after that it
 was another sea of blue, with a particularly strong showing in positions
 38-49, picking up 10 of these, led in by Richard Holme. Liam Griffin
 completed our scoring in 63rd place, while Thames's last scorer was back in
 88th place. More and more Harriers poured in after this, emphasising our
 dominance. Particular mentions for Ted Mockett for his age graded best at
 home (75.9%), David Ready for his personal best (65.1%) and Rick Jenner for
 equalling his pb (74.4%). 

 They have talented runners, but Thames couldn't cope with the strength and
 depth of the Ranelagh mob.  The final score was 1282 to 1803 in Ranelagh's
 favour: a gap of more than 500 points and a bigger win even than in Epping
 Forest last month. Congratulations to all those that ran on being part of
 such a superb victory.  It's now five mob victories in a row for Ranelagh.
 Can we make it six against South London Harriers in two weeks time?
 Furthermore, 90 starters is a bigger mob than we have had for many years -
 what odds on getting out 100 at the next race?

 Thank you from a proud captain.

 Trevor Maguire adds: 
 "What a fantastic day for a fantastic mob match. There were several
 highlights for me;
 1. Obviously when a huge Ranelagh Mob gathered to chant  "Razzle Dazzl...."
 2. The large stag (14 pointer I think) grazing at the final bend on each
 lap.
 3. Five impressive sprints from Ranelagh runners to gain huge distances on
 TH&H runners towards the finish line (take a bow Andy Woodhouse, Colin
 Brett, Mark Birch, Lars Lundqvist and Simon Burrell) and of course we won
 four out of five of these encounters!
 4. Katie & Deborah finishing hand in hand at the end.
 5. Thames President John Bryant at the evening supper describing his brush
 with serious illness and his aim to be running again soon
 6. Finally it was great to see so many try out a mob match for the first
 time - congratulations to the 20 first time Mobers: Carol Aikin, Lloyd Camp,
 Ellen Clague, Gemma Cory, Kris Davidson, Henry Evans, John Hobson, Julian
 Holden, Cathy Holman, Richard Holme, Kevin Knowles, Paula Maguire, Mary
 Malone, John Mungovan, Bronwen Northmore, Rebecca Northmore, Eamonn O'Dwyer,
 Katrina Rothe, Katie Walton and James Whistler (as well as second timers
 Tony Appleby, Mark Birch, Alex Harrison, Marilyn Horne, Craig Maclellan, Al
 Morgan, Tre Roux and Lara Werrett-– many of whom started recently at Orion)
 who will hopefully become old hands in the future"

 Leading woman today was Becky Hall, with Marilyn Horne third and Wiebke
 Kortum fifth. The race incorporated the club Veterans Championships for the
 Hastings Cup (over 40s), the McDowell Salver (over 50s) and the Maslin Mug
 (over 60s). For the Hastings, favourite Peter Haarer was given a good run
 for his money by Trevor Maguire but made it home with some twenty seconds to
 spare, with Kris Davidson not so far behind in third place. The outcome of
 the race for the McDowell Salver was less predictable and it was Mick Lane
 who ran out the fairly comfortable winner ahead of John Shaw and Colin
 Brett. Mike Peace won the Maslin Mug ahead of Peter Fordham and Angus Cater.
 Angus framed another good sealed handicap for the vets race, and in a
 close-run thing it was Peter Fordham who topped the list just seven seconds
 ahead of Simon Burrell. Stewart Anderson was third.   


 APHRODITE 5km  Sunday 23rd November at Paphos, Cyprus
 Alan Davidson reports:
 "I normally have 10 days of 23/25 degrees sunshine in Cyprus but not this
 time. The 124 strong field (an exotic mix including runners from Argentina,
 Australia, Bulgaria and Nepal) lined up accompanied by thunder, lightning,
 heavy chilly rain and on the return leg into a very strong and buffeting
 wind on the flat exposed course.  The only joy was running towards a double
 rainbow. First home was Socratis Socratous (Cyprus) in 18.46 and the first
 woman Lea Polycarpou (Australia) in 19.19. I came 25th in 23.23 and in the
 bad conditions this cemented my view that the course is short. I didn't have
 my usual cool down in the sea as the bay was being heavily illuminated by
 sheet  and forked lightning"

 LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH 5km  Friday 28th November
 1   M Cummings (HHH)       15.53
 51  E Bannister (Chilt)    19.46  (1st woman)
 182 Carol Aikin            24.17

 SELF-TRANSCENDENCE 10km  Saturday 29th November in Battersea Park
 The early morning start seemed to suit Megan de Silva as she ran a big PB to
 finish 4th in the women's race. Her 38.32 places her 19th in Ranelagh's
 all-time list. Marie Synnott-Wells was the first woman over 50 and Martin
 Halvey was third man over 50.

 1   S Overall (B&B)        30.03
 61  J Belyavin (Bristol)   37.23  (1st woman)
 73  Martin Halvey          38.21
 79  Megan de Silva         38.32
 152 Marie Synnott-Wells    41.54          

 WOLVERTON 5 miles  Saturday 29th November at Milton Keynes 
 Phil Aiken reports:
"“Having seen Kasabian in Nottingham on Friday night, I interrupted my
 journey back to London, stopping off in Milton Keynes for the 50th running
 of the Wolverton 5.  The race is now based at Willen Lake and comprises a
 lap around the north lake followed by a longer lap around both lakes. The
 weather conditions couldn't have been any better for the last Saturday in
 November and complemented the setting perfectly. Prior to the race, five
 runners who had competed in the very first Wolverton 5 were introduced to
 the field, as was the race starter, who has now officiated at all 50!  

 My records show I once ran 30.00 for this distance. Those Days Are Forgotten
 now. Not having been on Fire recently, I was very much the Underdog. It
 wasn't Eez-eh, but at least I finished inside 48:13. No need to Shoot The
 Runner just yet "

 1   I Kimpton (Luton)      24.19  (chip time 24.18)
 26  K Wootton (Cov G)      27.40  (27.38 - 1st woman)
 251 Phil Aiken             46.13  (45.51)

 FLORENCE MARATHON  Sunday 30th November
 1    A Kipsang (Kenya)     2:09.55  (chip time 2:09.55)
 19   B Gebireyes (Eth)     2:31.28  (2:31.28 - 1st woman)
 1606 Carl Moran            3:29.52  (3:28.54)
 2141 Michelle Davies       3:36.36  (3:35.38)
 4269 Lee Davies            4:00.30  (3:59.27)
 4554 Heather Martingell    4:03.37  (4:02.22)
 5166 Ian Grange            4:11.07  (4:09.16)
 7960 Mike White            4:59.01  (4:53.34)  

 HAYLING 10 miles Sunday 30th November
 Extracted from David Rowe's blog: 
 " A couple of weeks ago I heard that a few of the Bognor Regis parkrun
 regulars were going to do the Hayling 10. This sounded like a fun little
 outing.  No pressure - a good job really as I'm nowhere near 'decent/P'
 running shape at the moment.  I could just go along, run a few miles at a
 steady pace and spend a little time with friends.  Sounds ideal.  With an
 entry fee of only 13, that only makes it 1.30 per mile.  Bargain! The
 weather was cool with a very slight breeze.  The number pick-up was
 efficient, the portaloo queues very short and before long I'd dumped my warm
 clothes with Sharon and was ready on the start line.

 The start horn sounded and around 450 of us set off on a flat route around
 part of the island.  The course was lovely.  A couple of miles are on an
 off-road path which had a few puddles to contend with but apart from that it
 was all on road. The marshals were friendly and there was a water station a
 little after half way. Just after I started my watch I decided I’d try and
 just run to feel. I'd not look at my watch at all and just run at a steady
 pace and see what happens. The support on course was good and I had no
 problems with the very few cars that found their way onto a couple of the
 roads.  Conditions were ideal and I just took it steady.  It was fun. Once I
 crossed the finish line I took a look at my watch - it said 1:14.34.  My
 official time (I started my watch a few seconds later after crossing the
 start line) was 1:14.41. That's an average of 7:28 miling. That'll do
 nicely "

 1   J Baker (Chich)        52.37
 17  L Locks (Hart)         62.55
 110 David Rowe             74.41 

 KINGSTON 10km  Sunday 30th November
 1   T Stevens (Eastleigh)  34.00  (chip time 33.56)
 16  M Neal (March)         38.37  (38.33 - 1st woman)
 17  Michael Everard        39.02  (38.57)
 356 David Meaden           61.41  (61.13)
 361 Alan Meaden            61.56  (61.28)

 BUSHY PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 22nd November
 1   A Jaksevicius (Bels)   16.47
 13  Duncan Mallison        18.23
 17  David Ready            18.51
 18  Nick Wright            18.53
 20  James Whistler         19.03
 36  O Stillman (Sutton)    19.30  (1st woman)
 58  Paul Sinton-Hewitt     20.11
 369 Geoffrey Fisher        25.04
 395 Neil Surtees           25.27
 406 Rachel Revett          25.33
 455 Jo Sinton-Hewitt       26.02
 674 Mary Hickson           28.57
 917 Wally Garrod           37.58

 RICHMOND PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 22nd November 
 1   P Lowe (Strags)        16.56
 14  L Broughton (Rich CC)  19.47  (1st woman)
 24  Tom Bradley            20.09
 55  Steve Aikin            21.55
 74  Amrut Sharma           22.52
 75  Wiebke Kortum          22.53
 77  Egis Vincel            22.55
 81  Colin Lloyd            23.07 
 83  Daniel Rushby          23.10
 90  Phil Jackson           23.28
 107 Chris Read             24.08
 113 Kirsty Steel           24.22   
 123 Alberto Esguevillas    24.45
 135 Carol Aikin            25.02
 140 Simon Taylor           25.11
 159 Leeanne Bryce          26.06
 163 Colin Rogal            26.16  
 165 Ally Salisbury         26.17
 180 Sam Rushby             26.45 
 181 James Rushby           26.46
 183 Phil Rushby            26.47
 196 Simon Burrell          27.06
 228 Michael Sikora         28.26
 246 Deepa Sharma           29.16
 248 Sue Camp               29.18
 249 Eugenio Carmo          29.19
 250 Tomas Sterner          29.19
 261 Tony Clark             30.04
 265 Jackie Dunkley         30.26
 299 Bronwen Northmore      32.01
 336 Pat Hewlett            41.22
 337 Bev Ali                42.22 

 CRANE PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 22nd November
 Trevor Maguire finished second.

 1   A Jackson (Sitting)    17.41
 2   Trevor Maguire         18.05
 13  Paul Wapshott          21.24
 14  Daniel Chiechi         21.36
 27  E Gray (Strag)         22.41  (1st woman)
 30  Kevin Kearey           23.11
 78  Luke Maguire           27.10 
 88  Rachel Allen           28.07
 96  Tamsin Burland         29.15
 104 Prelini Chiechi        30.16 
 122 Su Clark               34.15
 129 Clare Hulacki          37.23

 OLD DEER PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 22nd November
 Second place for Mark Birch.

 1   M Lally (Beckenham)    18.53
 2   Mark Birch             19.50
 4   Stewart Anderson       20.48 
 11  Phil Roberts           22.48
 12  L Phillips (Beck)      22.49  (1st woman)
 36  Matthew Beal           27.19 
 37  Simon Beal             27.19
 38  Julian Holden          27.31
 40  Lorna Smith            28.31
 55  Deborah Blakemore      32.33
 57  Katie Walton           33.25
 61  Oliver Beal            34.58
 62  Louise Beal            34.59    

 KINGSTON parkrun 5km  Saturday 22nd November
 1   A Lalsing (unatt)      19.23
 5   R Woodthorpe (Strag)   19.34  (1st woman) 
 15  Chris Camacho          20.44
 64  Peter Wright           25.24
 69  Mike White             26.09
 80  Tom Reay               27.27

 BOGNOR REGIS parkrun 5km  Saturday 22nd November
 A brace of third places from David Rowe and Kirsty Bangham.

 1   L Rosas (Lordshill)    19.14
 3   David Rowe             19.31
 34  Maria Wright (Chich)   23.37  (1st woman)
 42  Kirsty Bangham         24.53
 121 Sharon Rowe            35.57  

 HIGHBURY FIELDS parkrun 5km  Saturday 22nd November
 Carl Assmundson was the winner.

 1   Carl Assmundson        17.00
 43  H Smith (unatt)        22.33  (1st woman) 

 OTHER parkruns  (Saturday 22nd November)...
 Leamington: 69 Paul Hodges 23.02
 Upton Court: 69 Luke Wilson 28.11 
 Northala Fields: 47 Phil Aiken 27.21
 Bognor Regis: 26 David Rowe 23.29;  99 Sharon Rowe 35.47
 Sheffield Hallam: 82 Julia Bailey 21.16
 Oxford: 103 Evelyn Joslin 26.15 
 Cranleigh:  17 Nick Fordham 24.53,  30 Peter Fordham 28.27
 Reading: 215 Louise Atkinson 33.51  

 RICHMOND PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 29th November 
 1   J Cornish (Herc W)     16.16
 14  Bill Neely             19.31
 31  L Broughton (Rich CC)  20.30  (1st woman)
 81  Tomas Sterner          23.11
 115 Simon Taylor           24.50
 120 Maia Rushby            25.13
 121 Daniel Rushby          25.13
 155 Sam Rushby             26.38 
 156 Phil Rushby            26.39
 189 Michael Sikora         27.45
 197 James Rushby           28.14
 199 Leeanne Bryce          28.16
 200 Rob Kitchen            28.19 
 208 Sue Camp               28.42
 210 Amrut Sharma           28.43
 215 Louise Aykinson        29.03
 242 Ashleigh Ferris        31.24
 243 Deepa Sharma           31.24 

 CRANE PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 29th November
 1   A Jackson (Sitting)    17.32
 12  Eric Plue              20.37
 13  E Wellham (Town & C)   21.01  (1st woman)
 17  Kevin Kearey           21.59
 22  Tom Kearey             21.59
 24  Paul Wapshott          22.04
 81  Tamsin Burland         28.09
 99  Nigel Coombes          30.32
 106 Tracey Small           31.37
 107 Peter Martingell       31.55
 109 Christine David        32.28
 110 Lynne Barber           32.28     
 114 Su Clark               33.03
 120 Stacey Barber          35.52
 125 Clare Hulacki          37.08  

 BUSHY PARK parkrun 5km  Saturday 29th November
 1   Unknown                16.08
 17  Nick Wright            18.27
 18  C Sharp (Dartford)     18.31  (1st woman)
 191 Nick Fordham           22.35
 269 Christine Palmer       23.36
 353 Neil Surtees           24.39
 708 Mary Hickson           29.40

 BRAUNSTONE parkrun 5km  Saturday 29th November
 Estelle Damant was the second woman home.

 1   M Adcock (Hermitage)   16.40 
 8   A Berry (Lough S)      18.03  (1st woman)
 10  Estelle Damant         18.09 

 OTHER parkruns  (Saturday 29th November)...
 Gunnersbury: 220 Lexi Slaughter 36.51
 Black Park: 147 Luke Wilson 25.22 
 Basingstoke: 185 Andrew Brown 27.15
 Bognor Regis: 18 David Rowe 22.13
 Kingston: 19 Chris Camacho 21.10,  83 Jackie Dunkley 29.41
 Bournemouth: 117 Eugenio Carmo 25.43 
 Banstead Woods:  78 Tom Reay 25.56
 Nonsuch:  148 Jonny Brook 24.37
 Medina IOW: 69 Colin Lloyd 25.18
 Old Deer Park: 15 Luke Maguire 24.25,  32 Mel Davison 29.39
 Preston Park: 130 John Pratt 23.29 

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