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Merrylees leads home Beach Runners

PUBLISHED: 11:14 24 March 2011

RUNNING: Seventeen members of the North Norfolk Beach Runners took part in the re-arranged Norwich Half Marathon.

First home was Chris Merrylees in 1-18:18 coming 15th in the male category, closely followed in 25th and 26th places by Andy Kett in 1-22:26 and Jamie Seamark in 1-23:57.

Jim Hayes, on the last day of being in the 60-64 age group, came second in 1-33:21 and is now looking forward to the challenge of the 65+ age
group.

Dave Spooner and Lucy Collyer, as part of their training for the Virgin London Marathon, ran a good 1-36:24 and 1-40:51 respectively with Lucy coming 6th in the F40-45 category.

Simon Page in 1-47:50 was three minutes ahead of Tony Heath, who was eight in the male 60 category in 1-50:52.

Rob and Andi Osborne were just over the two-hour mark but were separated by Alec Fraser who was eighth in the M65+ category in 2-04:53.

Jon Folkard, Emma Culley, Andrew Toogood and Anna Latta all had good runs. Margaret Ison just got under the three hours with 2-59:03 and picked up the 3rd prize in the F65+ category.

Maurice Copeland completed the Beach Runners’ entries in 3-00:36.


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