RUNNING: Bernie at his best for Harriers
6:00am Saturday 26th October 2013 in Latest Sport News
BERNIE Merron set a new Swindon Harriers club record in finishing second in the male vet 60 category in the Abingdon Marathon.
The elder statesman shaved nearly 16 minutes off Mike Affleck’s mark in clocking 3:08:38, also beating the male vet 50 record in the process.
That run saw Merron finish four and a half minutes behind Bryan Vaughan of Woodstock Harriers.
Also competing was Jessica Woolfenden who ran a personal best 4:52:18 seconds as she became the 150th woman to cross the line.
- IN LAST Saturday’s Swindon Parkrun, Jenny Garth won the female vet 55 category in 24 minutes, seven seconds.
Barrie Brown was Harriers’ first finisher, being fifth overall and second in the male vet 35 section in 19 minutes, 17 seconds.
Amalie Pritchard was the second junior woman home (28 minutes, 27 seconds) and Sam Davies was the third junior male across the line (19 minutes 55 seconds).
- IN THE first round of the Wiltshire Off-Road Race League, Heath Bampton (male vet 45) completed the seven-mile multi-terrain course in a new record of 44 minutes, 29 seconds.
Lillie Bellamy won the junior women's category and was the fifth woman home in 55 minutes, 50 seconds.
Comments are closed on this article.