Yates wins vets’ race at Edinburgh Park Run

PUBLISHED: 10:56 19 August 2014 | UPDATED: 10:56 19 August 2014

Harpenden Arrows at the Edinburgh Park Run.

Harpenden Arrows at the Edinburgh Park Run.

Archant

Harpenden Arrows’ members were racing across the country with members taking part in the 250th Edinburgh Park Run, where a record field of 641 runners completed.

Brian Yates recorded a new personal best and was the first home for the MV70-74 in 27mins 24secs. The club’s other runners were John Rowlands (22.56), Janice Nisbet (25.16), Colette Pidgeon (29.41) and Tina Pidgeon (29.40).

Arrows also had runners at the Burnham Beeches half marathon in Berkshire. Michael Hessey led the team home in 1hr 37mins, followed by Philippa O’Donovan (1:44), Graham Harper (1:49), Jennifer Cunniff (1:51) and Victoria Moran (2:10).

Braving a rather different race format, Emily Hooper and Philippa O’Donovan bared all at Streak for Tigers at the Zoological Society of London. The event raised £30,000 for the society’s conservation projects.

Harpenden Arrows meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30pm, St Georges School, Sun Lane, Harpenden. To find out more visit www.harpendenarrows.co.uk or email membership@harpendenarrows.co.uk

If you value what this gives you, please consider supporting our work. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Herts Advertiser