Team LRR dominated the Lowestoft 5 mile prom dash this weekend. Thirty five club members took part in the race. Chris Haylock was first home for the club finishing in 8th place with a time of 30:08 closely followed by Simon Cook in 9th finishing in 30:14 but it was Lowestoft ladies who really showed what the club is made of! Vanessa May, Becky Lawler & Rachel Plant picked up the winning team prize. Overall, a massive turn out for Team LRR and great results across the board.
Six members also took on the tough City of Norwich Half marathon with 1887 runners in total. Aaron Mckoy finished in 37th position and come 3rd in his age category with an incredible time of 1:27:11. Next was Ian Marshall 1:45:29, May Wong 1:47:28, Rebecca Palmer 2:18:47, Suzy Grant 2:20:05 & Philip Laurier 2:38:40.
Brighton marathon saw five members take on the course with four of them taking on 26.2 miles for the first time ever. Tom Galley was home first for the club with an incredible time of 3:16:27. Tom said “it wasn't without its difficulties and I had to dig in really deep for the last few miles.” Next saw the clubs married couple Shaun & Debra Kay finish with a time of 4:16:43 running and crossing the finish line together. Both new club members and first time racing for Lowestoft Road Runners was Lee Roth with 4:56:07 and James Clark at 6:16:00.
Ian Chilley also obtained a new personal best of 1:47:39 at Boston Half marathon, the only Lowestoft Road Runner to take in this course, this year.
Contributed by Becky Lawler, Lee Gooderham