October 3: Elliot excels in the London Marathon

Elliot Hind, (pictured above, near the finish) running in his first marathon for three years, knocked 37 seconds off his personal  best to record 2:31:58 to go fifth in the MMK all-time rankings.

Two other MMK runners, Dan Webber and Gary Blaber ducked under three hours. Andy Cowdrill knocked 35 seconds off his personal best set in Chicago two years ago. Lara Bromilow, slowly recovering from ligament damage sustained in the Big Half at the end of August, was happy to complete the run in 3:08:35, just behind Matt Turner. Steve Coomber, in his first marathon, recorded 3:12:52.

Diane Baldwin ran the Virtual Race in 4:04:42 while Chris Rattenbury, competing in a wheelchair, pushed himself round the course in 4:05:50.

Karen Bugaj completed the virtual run in 6:57:10.

Pos M/F Cat Cat Time
118 118 85 Elliot Hind MS 2:31:58
1296 1257 169 Dan Webber M45 2:53:31
1661 1597 237 Gary Blaber M45 2:56:45
2385 2248 1098 Andy Cowdrill MS 3:02:34
2823 2626 419 Matt Turner M45 3:06:55
2978 229 131 Lara Bromilow F35 3:08:35
3451 3121 1465 Steve Coomber MS 3:12:52
Diane Baldwin F60 4:04:42
13884 10251 1893 Chris Rattenbury M40 4:05:50
Karen Bugaj F65 6:57:10

Split times for MMK runners

Full results from London

Eddie Hartigan ran for the South East in the London Mini Marathon placing 32nd in the under 13 boys race, 3rd scorer in his Team that came 2nd behind the North West and in front of 3rd placed Wales.