• Surrey 5000 metre championship

    Tatsuya Okamoto ran very well to finish 12th in a strong field in the Surrey 5000 metre championship at Kingsmeadow on Sunday. His time of 16 minutes 27.75 was a new club M40 record, breaking the record which he had set two weeks earlier at Battersea Park.

    Striders dominated the Lloyd parkrun on Saturday, with eight of the first nine finishers. Lee Flanagan was second (19:44) with Simon Ambrosi third (20:15), Matthew Stone fourth (20:19), Steve Corfield fifth (20:23), Tom Gillespie sixth (20:33), Luke Burden seventh (20:35), Dan Forrester eighth (20:44) and Kerim Suruliz ninth (20:45). Cindy Siu was the second woman to finish, placing 44th overall (24:49).

    On the same day, Martin Filer was second in the Riddlesdown parkrun (19:25). Justin Macenhill was second in the Squerryes Winery parkrun (20:06). Consuelo Kennefick was the second woman to finish the Crystal Palace parkrun, placing 31st overall (21:37). Liam Redmond was third in the South Norwood parkrun (19:27). Michelle Campbell was the fifth woman to finish the South Norwood parkrun, placing 48th overall (26:03). Striders had a total of 103 finishers in the various weekly parkruns.

    Debra Bourne was the 18th woman to finish the Thames Path 100-mile race from Richmond to Oxford. She placed fifth in the W50 age-group, completing the course in 26 hours 41 minutes 35.

    In the Rotherham 10-kilometre road race on Sunday, Stephen Allport finished 54th in 44 minutes 42. Sarah Allport, in her first race for ten months, was 407th (78:42).

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