September 7/8: Weekend Roundup

Lara Moffat (F17) was in action at the Lee Valley Throws Festival, recording a personal best 31.81m in the Discus and 54.62m in the Hammer.

Full results from Lee Valley

At the age of 17 Steve Herring recorded 73:25 for the Half Marathon and this has remained his personal best for 34 years. This was amended on Sunday at the Lake Vyrnwy Half Marathon where he finished 22nd in 73:24 to set a pb by one second. He was, of course, the first M50 to finish.

Full results from Llanwddyn

Two MMK runners took part in the Great North Run in Gateshead.

Imogen King (F17) was fourth woman to finish and 23rd overall in the Great North 5km race, recording 18:15, which would have shaved 2 seconds off Mel Wood’s Club Record. However, the course was subsequently found to be approximately 300m short. This was, nevertheless, an outstanding run.

Full results of the 5km race

Chris Finister did the Great North Run Half Marathon, finishing 241st in 72:13.

Full results of the Great North Run

Mike Burling (M60) was in action at the British Wheelchair Grand Prix at Stoke Mandeville. He competed in the Shot and Discus with 3.67m and 10.25m, respectively.

Full results from Stoke Mandeville