October 27: Steve Herring is third M50 and Wendy Webber ninth F40 in the Frankfurt Marathon

Five MMK runners travelled to Germany to take part in the Frankfurt Marathon.

Steve Herring was first MMK runner to finish, knocking over three minutes off his personal best, clocking 2:36:50 to finish a fine third in the M50 race and 186th overall. Steve is currently third in the 2019 UK M50 Marathon Rankings. Daniel Webber was just six minutes over his personal best, set in London four years ago.

In the Women’s race, Wendy Webber clocked her third quickest time ever, just three minutes away from her lifetime best, to finish 59th in the women’s race and ninth F40 in 2:57:08. Natasha Baker, having clocked 3:14:00 in London three years ago, showed a return to form after injury with 3:26:07 in Frankfurt to finish 247th in the women’s race, running the second half six and a half minutes quicker than the first half. Katie Penrose ran her best time in three years.

Pos M/F Cat Finish
186 168 3 Stephen Herring M50 2:36:50
280 253 29 Daniel Webber M40 2:42:42
781 59 9 Wendy Webber F40 2:57:08
2690 247 63 Natasha Baker F30 3:26:07
4115 464 86 Katie Penrose F40 3:41:12

Full MMK results from Frankfurt

Full results from Frankfurt