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Three Counties Running Club pass the baton

On a lovely sunny Father’s Day on Sunday, over 40 teams of 7 individuals ran in the Green wheel relay around Peterborough.

The 7 stage relay race that starts and finishes at the Peterborough Athletics track covers 50miles in total with 7 runners in a team running various distances from 4.3 miles up to 8.6 miles.

Three Counties Running club entered 3 teams in this event Men’s Norfolk team - Tim Clough, Morgan Harrison, Phil Newton, Kersten Muller, Stewart Harrison, Daniel Barnes and Jonny Clark.

Ladies Lincolnshire team - Tracey Else, Cheryl Lenton, Trudy Sayell, Lauren Day, Elisabeth Sennitt Clough, Karen Louise and Sarah Johnson.

Mixed Cambridgeshire team - Matt Hunter, Colin Apps, Sarah-Jane Macdonald, Arthur Sargeant, Sarah Clark, Zoe Gourley and Dawn Ball.

The men’s team was the first to finish in a fantastic team time of 6hrs and 14mins followed by the ladies in a team time of 7:07:02 and then the mixed team in a combined time of 7:30:13.

This was a real big team effort with cycle support on every leg by Gary Bligh, Nick Sheehan, Sarah Lamb, Keith White, Wayne Bradley and Steve Lenton.

The start of the Peterborough Grand Prix 5k Series took place on 6th June where Trudy Sayell and Dawn Ball flew the TCRC flag. Trudy was first club member home in 23:46 followed by Dawn with a great PB of 26:24.

Sunday saw the 4th Wisbech Parkrun have another great turnout of 43 runners taking part in the free 2k race. TCRC had 7 junior runners with Maisie Macdonald coming home 1st in age, 2nd female and 5th overall with a time of 9:38, followed by William Durkin 10:33PB, Casey Grange 11:36, Emily Salter 14:02, Stephanie Harbord 16:05, Esme Drake 17:10 and Joseph Durkin 17:43.

Parkrun results

Peterborough Gary Bligh 21:58

March Victoria May 29:23PB

Kingslynn Mark Mattless 22:36PB

Cirencester Jonny Clark 25:11 Jodie Clark 29:42

Boston Colin Apps 25:41 Joely Apps 38:21

Blickling Stephen Rhodes 24:01CPB Sandra Rhodes 31:42 CPB

Three Counties Running Club are next flying the flag at the Whitemoor 5 miler and Fun Run in 1st July.

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