North Norfolk Beach Runners in action at home and abroad

The North Norfolk Beach Runners contingent at the Budapest Marathon weekend pose for a team photo.

The North Norfolk Beach Runners contingent at the Budapest Marathon weekend pose for a team photo. Picture: Karl Read. - Credit: Archant

Seven North Norfolk Beach Runner veterans were among the 701 who ran the East Coast 10k at Yarmouth.

Club president Noel Spruce (72) clocked 56.21 for 11th place in the M65 category and 376th overall.

Mike Marshall (76) recorded 1:02.01 (18th/500th) and Brenda Kinch (72) 1:06.32 (14th/544th).

Well in front of them but much younger were Neil Adams (vet 40) in 35.58 for second in category and a superb fourth overall, Sal Ryder (50) in 54.18 (9th/326th), Phil Hurr (M60) in 43.17 (1st/76th) and Sam Weller (M65) in 46.37 (3rd/143rd).

Eleven lady Beach Runners attended the Budapest Marathon weekend. First Beach Runner among more than 4,000 in the 10k was Annette Boreham in 1.01.18 while the two Beach Runners in the 30k were Fiona Morrison (64) in 3:35.41 and Shelley Burton in 3:46.29.

In the marathon, Emily Haugham ran 3:51.29 for 197th female and Sarah Mapes 4:26.56 for 690th.