Top five place for Vivian at St Albans Half Marathon

Blake Vivian

Blake Vivian - Credit: Archant

St Albans Striders earned a top five place at the city’s half marathon on Sunday.

Claire Kremer

Claire Kremer - Credit: Archant

He crossed the line in fourth place, with a time of 1:15.15.

Claire Kremer was the first female Strider to finish the race and second female Vet 35, finishing in 1:28.00. Wendy Walsh was first Vet 45, finishing in 1:30.16.

Other Striders that ran Sunday’s race included: Edward Bailey (1:23.42), Sebastian Rowe (1:28.32), Jonathan White (1:39.30), Robin Newby (1:39.39), Andy Normile (1:46.14), Shreyas Naik (1:48.06), Laura Astley (1:50.44), Nicki Francis (1:59.37), and Bernadette Newby (2:25.02).

Wai Meng Au-Yeong ran 70 miles in the Endure 24 event in Reading. She completed the race in 23 hours and 50 minutes and was the 17th woman out of 48 that competed in the ‘solo’ category.


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