Striders dress up for St Albans Parkrun

PUBLISHED: 15:14 03 November 2014

Parkrun runners dress up in St Albans

Parkrun runners dress up in St Albans


Fancy dress didn’t slow down Striders Jenny Maddocks and Wendy Webster at this weekend’s St Albans Parkrun.

Maddocks finished second in 21:56 with Webster just 18 seconds behind in third. Tom Crouch and Adam Dunajko secured a Striders one-two in the men’s race, completing the 5k course in 17:27 and 18:16 respectively

In the National Cross Country Relays, held in Mansfield, the senior women’s team of Laura Farrar (9:59), Wendy Walsh (11:45) and Deborah Steer (11:51) placed 27th out of 98 teams.

There were lots of Striders taking part in a very wet Stevenage Marathon on Sunday, including Stephen Smith who finished in 20th place in 3:19 and was also third vet50. Andrew McKillop was close behind in 3:28, followed by Paul Earnshaw (3:41), Deirdre Heydecker (3:41), Mark Travers (4:27) Ben Scott (4:55), and Jenna Pickering (5:55).

In the half marathon, Richard Harry finished 16th in 1:24 followed by Stephen Elkan (1:43), Peter Rogers (1:50), Carol Random (2:13), and Binh Tang (2:20).

Nairn McWilliams and Ben Scott were representing Striders at the Dublin Marathon and finished with times of 2:48:22 and 3:46:24 respectively.

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