Peter Mills, from Striders of Croydon, had an excellent run to place eleventh out of 621 finishers in the Richmond Half-Marathon on Sunday, recording 77 minutes 02 seconds. Matthew Stone also ran very well to set a new club over-55 record of 85 minutes 05, finishing 52nd, while Andy Perks completed the scoring trio in 57th place (85.44). They were followed by Steve Massey (91.06), John Punt (92.54), John O’Mahony (95.28), Peter Laurence (96.42) and Yasmin Anderson (2.06.08).
Nick Kyritsis was the first over-60 in the Ashford Marathon, recording 3 hours 48 minutes 45. In the Herne Hill Open Meeting at Tooting Bec, Alan Dolton set a Striders over-60 one mile record of 6 minutes 07.84 seconds, while Becky Laurence ran a personal best of 6 minutes 20.44. Rachel Lindley was the second woman to finish the Cambridge parkrun (20.33), while Debra Bourne was the second woman to finish the Lloyd parkrun (22.35). Striders had an impressive total of 75 finishers at the various weekly parkruns (33 at Lloyd Park and 42 at other venues).