James Rhodes, from Striders of Croydon, continued his regular programme of track racing
with two races in the space of four days last week. At Battersea Park he improved his
personal best for 1500 metres to 4 minutes 24.9 seconds, placing second in his race. He
followed this by placing 11th out of 15 runners in a 5000 metre race at Eltham, recording 16
minutes 55.47 seconds.
In the Belfast Victoria parkrun on Saturday, Sheena Hammond placed 109th out of 202
finishers in 27 minutes 22 seconds. On Sunday Jane Hughes completed the Milton Keynes
Marathon in 5 hours 00 minutes 15 seconds, placing 718th in a large field. In the Bromley
Midsummer 10-kilometre race on Wednesday, Cath Pert placed 324th out of 407 finishers,
recording 62 minutes 30 seconds.