14 May 2012

More records for Masters Men! (12th May 2012)

Congratulations to the team members who successfully defended the M45 team title at Saturdays British Masters road relay championships in a race record time of 1hr 37mins 48secs. The squad dictated the race with yet another gun to tape victory.

Gordon Lee, who recorded a new record fastest leg time, was the lead man in 15.12. handing over to Rob Sheen who ran 16.31. Gareth Deacon took over and increased the lead further in a time of 16.16 to hand over to Derek Guess who  stretched the lead even further to 3mins 30secs with a time of 16.59. Tommy Hughes ran an unbelievable 16.08 only six days after recording a 2hrs 29mins 43secs marathon time at the Belfast Marathon which was only two weeks after London where he recorded 2hrs 29mins 56secs. Danny Keating was left to run the glory leg in 16.41 to bring the club home in front of Bristol and West 1hr 40mins and City of Oxford 1hr 41mins 29secs.

 A big thank you must also go to Chris Berwick for turning out at the Hinckley Half Marathon thus scoring 11 valuable league points towards the summer total.

 Tony

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