Steve Corfield ran very well in the England Masters Inter-Area Challenge at Nuneaton. He placed fourth in a high-quality M60 1500 metres in a new men’s club over-50 record of 4 minutes 52.18. He also placed fourth in the M60 800 metres (2:22.82).
In the Rosenheim League Final at Kingsmeadow on Wednesday, Striders’ women finished seventh out of eight clubs. There were fifth places for Nikki Javan in the A 3000 metres (13:02.43) and for Sarah Allport in the 1500 metres (9:14.8). There were sixth places for Vanessa Wheeler in the shot (3.72) and for the 4 x 200 metre relay team of Sarah Allport, Michelle Klein, Sandra Francis and Lorraine Hunte. Ruth Pearson was seventh in both the discus (8.36) and the long jump (1.93). There were also seventh places for Lorraine Hunte in the A 100 metres (17.15), Vanessa Wheeler in the 200 metres (42.07), Sara Rahmani in the 400 metres (91.82) and Nikki Javan in the 800 metres (2:58.4). Sara Rahmani was fifth in the non-scoring 3000 metres (15:56.75) with Jadwiga Brzask-Makiela sixth (16:48.03). In other non-scoring races, Sandra Francis ran 18.61 for 100 metres, followed by Vanessa Wheeler (19.46) and Annabel Crouch (19.93). Michelle Klein ran 43.42 for 200 metres and Jadwiga Brzask-Makiela ran 1:50.85 for 400 metres.
At the Cambridge Harriers Open Meeting, Peter Johnson ran 5:14.68 for 1500 metres.
Striders held their annual triathlon championship from Trinity School on Thursday evening. The men’s winner was Matthew Stone, while Consuelo Kennefick was the first female finisher.
On Saturday, Erik Schrijnemaekers was first in the Dartford Heath parkrun (19:42). Jennifer Gutteridge was the first woman to finish the South Norwood parkrun, placing tenth overall (21:47). Striders had 113 finishers in the various weekly parkruns.