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Impressive Performances from CoSARC Runners at Stubbington 10K

On a cool, dry and sunny day 61 runners from CoSARC took part in the the Stubbington 10K, which was the 5th race of the Hampshire Road Race League. Over 1,700 individual and club runners from all over the region took part writes Vasen Moodley

Left to Right : Kate Buttimer, Kathy Cotter, Katie Lou, Shelley Tolcher, Catherine Rynne. Front : Lisa Phaure waiting for the start.

The event was extremely well organised by Stubbington Green Runners, with very friendly marshals and spectators encouraging the runners the whole way round.

Ben Saunby leading the way for CoSARC

In a strong field the top 305 runners all finished within 10 minutes of each other. Ben Saunby was 1st home for CoSARC in a time of 33:08 and was 4th overall. Charlotte Ingram led CoSARC’s women home in a time of 41:14.

There were impressive results all round, in particular from the following who all reduced their PBs by the stated times: Dave Gervais 1:33, Charlotte Boardman 1:04, Sarah Brewster 10 secs, Ollie Stone 1:20, Nick Lay 30 secs, Andy Makin 25 secs, Chris Simm 48 secs, Charlotte Ingram 1:02, Peter Callanan 12 secs, Matt Bosworth 41 secs, Anna Patrickson 21 secs.

Peter Callanan sprinting for the line

There was a shock at the end of Stubbington 10K that sent reverberations around the athletics world, and attracted the attention of WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency). This time Vasen Moodley was NOT overtaken by any women in their 90s !!!!! Investigations were held up until Vasen could be tracked down, having fled the scene fuelled by a Rocky Road supplied by an accomplice. He was eventually found hiding out in a carvery restaurant, being sheltered by the Oyston Gang.

Below is the link to the provisional results. Scroll down half way to see links to the overall results, and separate male and female results.

Waiting for their flight back to Old Sarum : Chris Simm, Steve Perry, Anna Patrickson, Paul Downie

CoSARC sent a team to the Wiltshire Schools Athletics Association match at Sheldon School in Chippenham on Saturday.

Interim results show that the following were first in their respective age categories : Year 7 Boys Art Mitchell 2,700 metres 10:18, Junior Girls Sophie Wood 3,280 metres 12:31, Senior Girls Lizzie Norton 3,860 metres 14:42.

A fuller report will appear next week when confirmed results are published.

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