CWD 1st February 2020

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On a hot Sunday morning out at Stagecoach Road 68 runners club members tackled the slightly undulating track with great running conditions on the out and back course.

The fastest runners over the various distances were:

2km – female – Lily Bangert 10:58, Jean Mearing 12:08, Emily Mearing 12:11

Male – Jack Daintith 8:30, Elliot Bangert 9:02, Hugh Daintith 9:23

3km – female – Charlotte Mearing 16:53, Clair Blair 20:07, Madeleine Mori 31:29

Male – Fred Bangert 14:24, Craig Penrose 19:24, Nick Irwin 22:44

5km – Female – Liz Simpson 23:52, Alison Spurway 27:09, Courtney Dobson 29:20 & Rebecca Allan 29:25

Male – Peter Finlay 21:28, Jake Munckton 23:32, Rikky Bangert 23:41

8km – female – Kim Jarvis 55:22, Anna Daintith 1:00:04, Rhonda Jones 1:02:08

Male – Peter Hyde 44:05, Peter Regan 50:41, Andrew McArdle 55:38

12km – female – Leanne Corcoran 1:01:10

Male – Iain McLean 55:07, Brad Simmons 58:26, Ian Spurway 1:04:31

Handicap winner was Stephen Blackwood who completed the 12km distance in 1:20:24.


On Wednesday at Elephant Park again 68 starters pushed the pace in the heat, with the four fastest runners being hard to catch as they all did Personal Bests with Nick Carney 10:18 (18s PB), Sam Harma 10:25 (2s), Peter Finlay 10:36 (6s) and Sam Collins 11:19 (13s while pushing son Max in the pram), who all scorched around the 3 laps of EP.

Amber Rich 11:59 and Leanne Corcoran 12:03 were the quickest of the ladies and just behind the fast four, while Milla Jurd 11:34, was third female home and also ran a 3s PB.

Other PB’s were recorded by Sophie Kenway 47s and Paul Anderson 23s.

Sam Harma was the overall winner.

Glenda Schuman was awarded for completing 50 club runs and Peter Finlay 25 club runs.


This Sunday the club run will be held at Kinross Lane, starting at 9am, with 2km, 4.8km and 9km distances available.


With the current weather conditions currently being experienced, both temperature and air quality, runners are reminded to run / walk or don’t run, to the conditions and to keep hydrated.


A reminder to think about entering the Orange Running Festival on March 7 & 8 with Early Bird entries closing on February 8. There are great festival shirts available and medals for the finishers.


Information provided by Daryl Roweth

Runner’s Club’s more experienced runners, John Moss, feeling the effects of his efforts at Stagecoach Road on Sunday and reminds us of the importance of hydration and running to the conditions, especially in this hot weather and leading up to the Orange Running Festival.