Dave Dentons Derby Midweek races

The first of 8 meetings of the Derby Midweek Race held on Rainsway,Derby took Place on the 15th September. A 1 mile race and a 5k race were run with the 5k race starting at 7:20 and the 1 mile at 7:00 which gave people a chance to run both, 13 Long Eaton members took part with 6 doing both the 1 mile and the 5k. The 1 mile race saw the ever improving Mario Rochelli set a time of 5:26 in 6th place, Rich Wilko 11th only 9 secs behind, Shaun Burton set a new PB with 6:17 and 21st, debut boy Darren Pyefinch ran with his son and both set a time of 6:26, Colin Bostock was 30th in 6:38 and Damien Cowlishaw comming back from injury set a steady time of 7:30.
The 5k (85 runners ran) saw the guys in the 1 mile joined by another 7 LERCERs, Andy Mcneil fresh from recovering from a knee op, was the best of the 13 with a time of 17:02, Mario carrying on from his quick time in the 1 mile set a new PB of 18:38, PBs were also set by long time LERCERs Shaun Burton (21:15) and Colin Bostock (21:04)and also Jackie Mather (21:31) who was 60th, Sharon Orridge and Carole Birch made up the female contigient with 27th and 80th place respectivly. A new Course best time was set by Dicky Wilkinson with 19:09, Debut boy Darren Pyefinch set his 5k time at 20:30, Damien was 75th, Mark Goodson set 20:32,Dave Boot back after a years worth of injuries was 41st in 19:18 and John Birch came home in 18:42.

The next Staging of the midweek races will be on the 21st October.


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