Athletics: Records broken in busy week for Lancaster Runners

Lancaster Runners were on top form again this week with some fine results across Lancaster, Pilling and at the Great Scottish Run.

Thursday, 5th October 2017, 5:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:10 am

3-1-5 Health Club hosted a 5km run for national fitness day on Wednesday, September 27, with proceeds going to CancerCare.
Two club records were set with Phil Fawcett first home for the club setting a new mens’ 5km mark of 20m.38 for eighth overall.

Phil was closely follow by Gemma Greenwood who continued her excellent form setting a new ladies record to add to her recently set 10km record with a time of 22m.53.

Kelly Seward was next with a personal best of 26m.04, Maureen Roberts came in with a time of 30m.33 and hot on her heels was Di Chambers who also set a PB of 33m.46.

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Lancaster runners competed in three different races on Saturday with another record going.

In the Lancaster 5km, Jonny wood led the team home with a PB of 21m.41 while Maureen Roberts improved to 29m.54.

At the Pilling 10km, Steve Hughes followed his race win at last week’s Hull Marathon with a club record and another fine performance of 41m.53.

Chasing Steve down was Phil Fawcett who came in close behind in 43m.00 with David Sargent bringing the team home and setting a PB of 55m.12.

On Sunday, Di Chambers completed the Great Scottish Run in Glasgow in a time of 2hr51m.18.