On a wonderful summer evening, as the whole country continues to celebrate the Cricket World Cup victory, 226 runners gathered on the start line for the Silver Starling 5K. The course record was broken by 3 seconds! It was Nicholas Torry who stormed in to take the first place in 14:34. Next week is our Battersea Relays. Congratulations to all the runners!
Our Monday night races have started again! 165 runners completed the Kangaroo Hop on a slightly overcast summer's evening. There was a cool breeze to aid the runners on this superbly flat course. Sam Eglen came in first in 15:19. Clare Elms was the first woman home, finishing in 17:48.
On a rainy, cloudy and rather cool day, 139 runners braved the weather to complete the 5 Kilometre course in Battersea Park. Sophie Harris was the first lady home in a scorching 16:33!!! Nichlas Buckle was the overall winner in 15:35. Congratulations to all who participated. We have a few weeks break now: our next Monday race is on 8th July.
On a fresh and breezy evening 114 runners competed in the Speedy Steeds 5K. Christian Grierson crossed the finish line first in 15:50. Lily Woolcock was the first woman to finish in 18:57. There was an impressive turn out for the Vet 70 race which was won by John Quaintance and there were two runners over 80. Congratulations to all the runners! See you next week for the Dashing Deer 5K.
On the first day of June, and a day that feels like the first real day of summer, 143 runners lined up at the start line at the Bandstand in Battersea Park. Steve Woolley was alone out front and finished in 33:08. Rose Penfold won the Ladies race in 37:20. Congratulations to Joe Aspinall (age 81) who ran 61:03. We look forward to seeing you at our Monday evening series of races through the summer.
On a mild summer's evening 90 runners lined up to run our first 5K of 2019. It was a Bank Holiday and Battersea Park was full of people. William Woodcock came in first in 15:32. Rose Penfold was the first lady home in 17:59. Congratulations to all the runners.
On a dry and pleasant Spring morning 126 runners completed the 10K course in Battersea Park. Ben MacCronan recorded the fourth ever fastest time on this course - 31:09. Jane Vongvorachoti recorded an amazing 36:55 to win the Ladies race. Well done to all the runners.
On a windy, overcast day which well reflects the turbulent Brexit negotiations we began our 2019 season of races with the Mad March 10K. 137 runners completed the course. Ben MacCrowen crossed the line first in 32:05. Congratulations to all the runners. We look forward to seeing you all again throughout the year.