A very Good Friday for Jen Conway and St Albans Striders

Some of the St Albans Striders contingent at the 2019 St Albans 10K.

Some of the St Albans Striders contingent at the 2019 St Albans 10K. - Credit: Archant

Jen Conway enjoyed a very Good Friday as the St Albans Strider took the win at the St Albans 10K race.

She defied the warm conditions to become the first female finisher in a time of 40 minutes 31 seconds.

Around 30 Striders took part with Doug Hobson and Martin Whitworth coming fourth and ninth respectively, Hobson clocking a PB of 37:17.

There were also PBs for Julianne Nightingale, Nicki Francis, Emma Hosty and Helen Robertson-Giffin.

It was a double race weekend for Hosty as she also competed in the Hale 5-mile race in Liverpool where Stephen Hosty managed a PB of 28:51.

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Gary Warren, Nigel Aston, Howard Bull and Quentin Keeling were all in action at the Maidenhead Easter 10 mile, with Bull getting a PB here, while Tarynn Heasley completed the 56km Two Oceans ultra-marathon in Cape Town.

And Warren and Wendy Walsh completed the double at the 200th running of the Aldenham parkrun by winning the men’s and women’s race.

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