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Three Counties Jingle all the way

A Sunny Saturday morning saw a cracker of an event in Wisbech Park with Three Counties Running Club holding their annual Santa Run. This is the 3rd Santa run for the fairly new club who also put on other events during the year like the Easter Run, Halloween Fun run for all the family and the GM10K.

There was 70 people who took part in the timed 5k race and over 60 in the 1k race. The event was open to all ages and abilities and saw lots of families participating in fancy dress. All finishers received a medal, a Krispy Kreme Doughnut and a mince pie. There were prizes for the first Male and Female finisher in the 5k race and also a prize for the best fancy dress. Three Counties Running Club would like to thank Active Fenland, Melvin Green, Aldi, Morrisons and all the club members and volunteers for their very kind donations and support to help put on this fantastic family event.

In the 1k race there was several Junior club members running with Maisie Macdonald finishing in 2nd place and first female followed by Hayden Hall. Other Junior members running were Casey Grange, Stephanie Harbord, Esme Drake, Rio Drake, Imogen Agger, William Durkin, Laurence Durkin, Kallum Hall, Issac Western, Molli Western and Joseph Durkin.

The 5k results- first home for the club was Kirsten Muller 21:33, Gary Ingrey 23:11, Amy Baxter 24:07, Tracey Else 25:35, Dawn Ball 26:42, Lorraine Parker 26:53PB, Jayne Spurrier 29:25, Elliot Green 30:46, Melvin Green 32:50, Tina Rust and Rachael Brittain 34:53. (Emily Clarke no time given at time of going to press).

Saturday also saw club members race in Parkruns with Elisabeth Sennitt-Clough finishing as 1st female at the Kings Lynn Parkrun and also claiming her sub 21minute 5k.

Other Parkrun results


Timothy Clough 20:30 Elisabeth Sennitt-Clough 20:38PB Colin Apps 23:47 Richard Stapleton 28:45 Jennie Sinclair 33:04

March Stephen Rhodes 24:00 Donna Johnson 30:13 Victoria May 30:14 Sandra Rhodes 30:54 Melvin Green 32:59 Steve Clarke 33:16

Junior Parkrun William Durkin 9:55 Stephanie Harbord 11:17 Issac Western 11:29 Joseph Durkin 15:49 Laurence Durkin 20:46.

Three Counties Running Club are next flying the flag at Parkruns on Christmas Day and the double onNew Years Day. TCRC will also be taking part in the Marham 10k race on New Years Eve.

The start of the 5k Santa race
The start of the 5k Santa race

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