Running Somewhere Else
Grand To Grand Ultra

RUNNING Somewhere Else member and Somewhere Else bar owner Andy Sampson took part in the incredible Grand To Grand Ultra through Utah and the Arizona desert, from the Grand Canyon to the Grand Staircase.

It covers 170 miles, unsupported, through blistering heat and freezing night conditions over seven days.

Andy completed in 55hrs 00min 56sec, coming home as 42nd male and 47th overall – an incredible achievement!

Cricklade Half Marathon and 10k
FIVE RSE racers took part in the Cricklade 10k: Martin “Ted” Pitts finished in 48.08; Paul Coates came home in 52.16 and Jo Wood’s time was 52.16, Cheri Edwards, in her first race for RSE, finished in 54.25 (PB) and Sandie Wood finished in 56:35.

Paul Coates and Ted Pitts were both completing their 10th 10k as part of RSE’s 10th anniversary celebrations.

A big contingent of 14 runners took part in the well-organised Cricklade Half around the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside.

The team did brilliantly, with a number of runners coming in the top 10 of their age groups.

Emily Jeffries was first senior female, with Nadine Brown ninth. Elaine Chapman was seventh in the FV35 section.

Mark Manley was fifth in the Male 50+ category and Matt Lambourne was ninth senior male.

TIMES: Matt Lambourne 01:25.02; Oliver Hazel 01:31.06; Tom Cooper, 01:31.07 (PB); Mark Manley 01:32.53; Jack Pitcher 01:38.17; Emily Jeffries,1:41.01; Elaine Chapman 01:47.13; David Whitlow 01:47.44; Martin Sherriff, 01:54.09 (PB); Nadine Brown 01:54.06; Ben Thomson 01:54.36; Jessica Osborne 01:58.11; Kirsty Pitts 02:03.05 and Amanda Tyler 02:11.58.

British Heart Foundation Blenheim 10k
KATE POTTER, Jenny Hoffman and Ruth Herbert, along with Steve and Caroline Sandercock took part in the British Heart Foundation Blenheim 10k to raise funds for heart research.

Ruth was running her 10th 10k of the year and she completed in 58.40.

Other times: Steve Sandercock 53.10; Kate Potter 1:02.09; Jenny Hoffman 01:03.23; Caroline Sandercock 1:08.25.

Brinkworth Bash 10k
VICKI MASON took part in this tough off road race, finishing in 71:10.

Edinburgh Parkrun
AMELIA CULSHAW took part in this week's race and finished in 23:49.

Swindon Parkrun
MARTYN JOYCE and Jonathan Lewis took part at Lydiard Park this week and finished in 21.00 and 22.56 respectively.

Linford Parkrun
Pete Whitmore finished this run in 39:53.

Cheltenham Parkrun
MATT LAMBOURNE and Alice Mason completed this run in 25.44 and 30.40 respectively.