Runners race far and wide
SEVERAL members of the North Norfolk Beach Runners took advantage of a gap in the county race schedule to travel to races far and wide.Vinnie Purdy and Colin Stark took a short hop across the county border to compete in Suffolk's arduous trail marathon, the Daffodil Dawdle.
SEVERAL members of the North Norfolk Beach Runners took advantage of a gap in the county race schedule to travel to races far and wide.
Vinnie Purdy and Colin Stark took a short hop across the county border to compete in Suffolk's arduous trail marathon, the Daffodil Dawdle.
As ever, the two long-distance specialists ran the entire course together and were rewarded with a joint first-place finish in a time of 4-16.
Also in Suffolk were John Christopher and Brenda Kinch, taking on the Stowmarket Half Marathon.
John put in one his best performances for some time, finishing 16th overall in an excellent time of 1-23:08 and looks well set to challenge for a sub three-hour marathon in London.
Brenda too is heading for London on the 26th and tuned up well with first place in her age group, clocking a superb 1-53:51.
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Meanwhile Rob and Karen Emery went further afield and entered the Reading Half Marathon.
Rob set a personal best for the distance clocking 1-44:34 whilst Karen also had a terrific race to cross the line in 2-38:56.