Big day out for Arrows at Wheathampstead 10k and Liverpool Marathon events

PUBLISHED: 20:00 25 May 2018

Plenty from Harpenden Arrows took part in the Wheathampstead 10K.

Plenty from Harpenden Arrows took part in the Wheathampstead 10K.

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Harpenden Arrows were strongly represented at the Wheathampstead 10k and Liverpool Marathon events at the weekend.

Five Harpenden Arrows ran in the Liverpool Marathon.Five Harpenden Arrows ran in the Liverpool Marathon.

A contingent of 28 Arrows runners tackled the route between Wheathampstead and Brocket Hall in glorious sunshine, led home by Justin Busby in 38 minutes 33 seconds for eighth place.

Busby, who has been training for the Wainwright coast-to-coast run, said: “I wasn’t really sure if it’d go okay as I haven’t done much shorter-distance stuff recently.”

The second Arrow home was Ammon Piepgrass in 40:16 followed by James Izzard in 40:35.

Meanwhile, a team of Arrows made the trip to Liverpool for marathon, half and 5k events.

'Forest Gump' style runner Rob Pope with Steve Mowles of Harpenden Arrows.'Forest Gump' style runner Rob Pope with Steve Mowles of Harpenden Arrows.

Anita White finished the marathon in 3:58, Louisa Thomson 4:30, Stephen McKee 4:52, Annette Alleyne 4:54 and Lauren Amond 5:26.

Emily Shone managed 1:51 in the half, with June Rowlands home in 2:52.

Steve Mowles ran 28:43 in the 5K.

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