Athletics: Clevedon members make most of conditions

PUBLISHED: 18:00 13 May 2019

Clevedon AC members at Tewkesbury

Clevedon AC members at Tewkesbury


Clevedon AC members enjoyed perfect race conditions at the Newport Marathon.

Clevedon AC members at NewportClevedon AC members at Newport

Martin Hewlett added another marathon to his list as he finished in 3:10, while Francesca Rawlings broke the women's club record with a new best of 3:05.07, which was good enough for third female and first in the V35 group.

A fast course led to more good times at the Tewkesbury half marathon, with Luke Murray finishing second in 1:14.42.

Laura Meech was third female in 1:31.33, while Steve Wood was second V40 in 1:20.28.

Team prizes were awarded to the men and women's teams, as Ben Burns (Ben Burns 1:20.15), Tom Abrahams (1:22.49), Gary Lewis (1:24.44), Robin Hambly (1:29.09), Vicki Leckie (1:51.11), Steph James (1:54.34) and Kathryn Mortimore (1:55.05) set personal bests.

Matt Crocker (1:24.33), Alex Murray (1:30.13), Helen Wood (1:48.01), Sally Richards (1:48.09) and Marie Lochrie (2:01.03) were also in action ahead of the Misummer 10k on June 12.

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