ATHLETICS: Adrian Williams strengthens grip on Cirencester road race championship
9:35am Tuesday 8th July 2014 in Sport
CIRENCESTER runners put on another top class performance in last Monday's popular Frampton-on-Severn 10k race.
Cirencester AC and Triathlon Club
Twenty of the club's members lined up on a warm evening to chase points in the latest round of the our road race championship. Adrian Williams consolidated his championship lead by being first home and is now favourite to retain his title.
Adrian finished third in a time of 34.50 over the mainly flat Frampton course in what were
described as perfect running conditions. Next home, in 13th position was Wendy Nicholls who was first lady with a finishing time of 36.57 and led the Cirencester ladies to the team
Other ladies to be among the prize winners were Nicola Denning (third FV35), Fiona
Collings (first FV45), Liza Darroch (first FV65) and Ruth Fulford (third FV65).
Other notable performances came from Daniel Finchett, Jill Hadland, Paul Barron, and Chris Bevis who ran their fastest times this year for the 10km distance.
Full results for the Cirencester runners were: 3, Adrian Williams 34.50; 13, Wendy Nicholls 36.57; 18, Mark Sysum 37.12; 49, Nicola Denning 40.36; 77, Fiona Collings 42.23;
78, Daniel Finchett 42.24; 118, Jill Hadland 45.11; 119, James Widdowson 45.12; 128, Paul Barron 45.31; 142, Lonel Lancu 46.07; 146, David Moss 46.13; 171, Rupert
Chesmore 47.14s; 187, Roy Joslin 48.06; 213, Gordon Jones 49.19; 252, Karen Higuera
51.43; 261, Chris Bevis 51.57; 300, Liza Darroch 54.03s; 331, Pam Wheeler 55.54; 350, Mike Thomas 57.33; 360, Ruth Fulford 58.31. There were 455 finishers.
Swindon Park Run 5km
MARK SYSUM made it a weekend of racing by being the only Cirencester runner in Saturday's
Swindon 5km Park Run but he did the club proud by finishing third out of more than 300 runners in a time of 18.14.