CWD : 24 September 2016
On another wet Sunday where 28 runners club members took to the Botanic Gardens club run other runners travelled to the Bathurst Edgell Jog and Blackmores Sydney Running Festival. The standout performers were the marathoners, with Iain McLean (2:59:06) outstanding as he dipped under the magical 3 hours. Not too far behind that was the running man, Mitch Essex (3:16:51), while James Harvey (3:53:17) and David Gibson (4:02:37) also completed this challenging distance. In the half marathon Dani Syme (2:18:26) got the fastest of our two girls running in the race, while Michelle Lang (2:39:55) finished strongly. Susie Patey (1:06:30) completed the famous 9.23km Bridge Run.
In Bathurst at the Edgell Jog, Nathan Sutherland (28:27) was our fastest runner, coming in eighth overall and third in his age category. Liz Simpson (31:36) was our next fastest runner as she came in third female overall and was first in her age category. Ursula Wilson (33:22) and Glenys Rosser (59:08) also came first in their respective age categories. Coming in second in her age category, Judy Tarleton (50:08) ran a great time. Others to complete the event and their times were: Jackson Boucher (32:42), Nicole Williamson (32:51), Amber Rich (33:15), Lachlan Ross (33:52), Tim Scrimshaw (34:02), Stephen Blackwood (37:19), Zoe Peters (37:30), Alicia Ross (37:47), Carrie Williamson (37:48), Tyrone Rudman (41:04), Cameron Ross (46:53) and Beckie Plant (52:50).
At a wet Botanic Gardens Alistair ‘Kiwi’ Merrifield (14:39) set an impressive pace to record the fastest time over 3.2km to be the overall winner. Coming in second in the 3.2km behind Alistair was Bailey Penrose (18:14) and third home was Gary Taylor (19:20). Michelle Whiteley (18:56) was fastest of the girls in front of Gill Hay (22:15). Over the 1.6km one lap course Hugh Daintith (7:17) was the quickest just ahead of Andrew Thomas (8:49) and Craig Penrose (15:15) snuck into third spot. Anna Daintith (17:23) was the only female to tackle the one lap distance. Noah Lamrock (21:25) powered to the fastest time for the 4.8km three laps to finish ahead of Frank Ostini (28:17) and John Betts (44:32) while sister Ella Lamrock (23:09) led home the girls ahead of Emily Sammut (31:54). Surprisingly the longest distance was the most popular, with Brad Simmons (34:03) and Adam Reeves (34:50) dominating the 8km run. Daryl Roweth (37:36) snuck into third spot, while Leanne Corcoran (39:10) was fastest of the girls finishing in front of Danielle Klingberg (46:12) and Kim Jarvis (48:56).
Another wet Wednesday night saw 40 starters hit the track with Lauren Kerwick (10:54) setting the fastest time while Tim Robinson (11:05) was the fastest of the guys as he set a 14s Personal Best time. Noah Lamrock was the overall winner as he clocked 11:56 for the three laps.
The Junior Spring Racing Carnival commences Wednesday 28 Sept including a BBQ after – refer to the website for full details.
Sunday’s club run is at Stagecoach Road.
Information provided by Daryl Roweth
Iain McLean after finishing the half marathon at the recent Mudgee running festival. Iain ran the Sydney Blackmores Marathon breaking 3 hours for the first time last weekend.