On a warm and fairly humid evening 182 intrepid runners crossed the finish line in the Sri Chinmoy Siver Starling 5K. Alex Davy was first home in 15:59 with Chris Thomas and Jonny Earl not far behind. Sophie Sheldrake was the first woman home in 18:08. There were eight men in the Vet 70 category which was won by 81 year old Cliff Collins. Penny Elliott, age 74, finished in 26:36. Congratulations to all the runners. Next week are the Battersea Relays - a 3 x 1 mile relay. Make sure you have a team. If you don't, just turn up early on the night and we can form teams from individual runners.
On a sultry summer morning with cloud cover and a breeze 140 ryunners completed the Sri Chinmoy Mid Summer 10K in Battersea park. There was a strong lead pack and David Jordan crossed the finish line first in 33:21. Marta Bagnati and Rose Harvey led the Ladies race - Marta winning in 37:26. Congratulations to all the runners!
On a very warm evening Xavier Gruot from France was the first runner to cross the finish line in 16.22. Jane Vongvorachoti was the first Woman in 18.05. Congratulations to all the runners!
On a very pleasant summer evening Andy greeneaf emerged from a very fast lead pack to win in 15:11. Lucy Reid won the Ladies race in 16:54. Congratulations to all the runners!
Congratulations to everyone for braving the heavy rain and storming through the first 5K race of our Monday night race series! We promise better weather on other Monday evenings this year (fingers crossed!) Jonathan Poole of Serpentine led the field and came home in 15.05, matching the best time we've seen in the past 3 years. Whilst Clapham Chasers made it a one-two in the women's race with Rachel Baker edging out her team mate Heidi Marks in 18.22. There were no photos taken last night but we will get that sorted for next week's race.
Despite several attempts at April Fools Day pranks, the race today went very smoothly. It was a glorious Spring day and the sun came out to bless all the runners. Bryn Reynolds ran a 33:31 to win the race and Ula Cartwright-Finch won the Ladies race in 38:52. Well done to everyone - see you in early June for the start of our Monday evening summer series of races!
Our first race of 2017 - the Sri Chinmoy Mad March 10K - saw 113 runners complete the fast course in Battersea Park. Congratulations to Richard Gregory who stormed in ahead of the pack to win in 32:49. Elissa Morris flew in from the Isle of Man to win the Ladies Race in 37:28. Our next race is the Fools Paradise 10K in Battersea Park on 1st April. See you soon!