Wednesday the 25th April saw the first race of the Great Yarmouth Road Runners’ 5 mile series and it saw yet another massive turnout for the Lowestoft Road Runners. 39 members in total took part in the race. John Jervis was first male Lowestoft Road Runner over the finish line in a precise time of 30:00, 23rd position overall. Closely followed by Simon Cook 30:10 (26th) and Martin Farr 31:05 (38th). Katy Oldman obtained a personal best and first female Lowestoft Road Runner over the line in a time of 34:40 after completing the London Marathon just days before! She was followed by Tracy Prewer, first in her age category with a time of 36:13. Vanessa May (36:17,) and Vicki Grice (36:31,) pushed each other round the flat 5 mile course along Great Yarmouth seafront coming in 3rd and 4th Lady for #TeamLRR.
Originally set for March, due to bad weather the Coltishall Mad March Hare 10km race was postponed to last Sunday. Although, still not ideal weather conditions, five Lowestoft Road Runners took on the windy course around the RAF base in Coltishall. May Wong was the first Lowestoft Road Runner home in an incredible 47:46 followed by Becky Lawler, a personal best of 49:10 and James Crisp 50:01. Wishing a speedy recovery to Debbie Lovegrove and John Drinkwater, who due to injury, were unfortunately unable to finish the race.
Contributed by Becky Lawler and Lee Gooderham