Cirencester Athletics and Triathlon Club

Here are the latest result from Cirencester Athletics club.

Trail en Guirec, Brittany, France, 25km trail

Dave Wright skipped back across the Channel to run an uncharacteristic twenty five kilometres of trail in Brittany where, true to form, he won his age group after finishing 14th overall.

1 Glenn LeQuere (France) 1.37.15

14 David Wright (Cirencester AC) 2.02.21 – 1st V60 178 finished.

Great Birmingham Run, 10km road

Ruth Fulford took her place in the Great Birmingham Run as a FV70 Master wearing an England Vest. She struggled with cobbles and undulating underpasses but with many high quality runners ahead she still finished halfway up the field in eleven seconds over the hour.

1 Douglas Musson (Notts AC) 30.22

2650 Ruth Fulford (Cirencester AC) 1.00.11 5263 finished.

Cotswold Novice Aquathlon, 400m swim, 4.5km run

Libby Butler and Louise Abbott both had a go at the Cotswold Novice Aquathlon, swimming 400 metres before at 4.5 km run.

Both completed the swim in under eleven minutes but Libby managed to pull away on the run to finish 12th to Louise’s 14th.

1 Gareth Lawrence (Brecon Triathlon Club) (7.35; 17.05) 25.04

12 Elisabeth Butler (Cirencester AC) (10.49; 24.20) 36.10

14 Louise Abbott (10.52; 29.18) 42.09 15 finished.

Weston Prom ‘5’, Weston-super-Mare, 5 miles road

Earlier in the week, Mark Sysum went to the seaside to run five miles along the prom at Weston. His time of just over 31 minutes gave him 23rd place.

1 Alan Baker (Clevedon AC) 26.55

23 Mark Sysum (Cirencester AC) 31.04 305 finished.

parkruns, 5km trail

Run of the week to Ollie Campbell (still a junior) when he beat 534 others to win the Swindon parkrun in a new PB of 17.08. James Thomas slipped back over 17 minutes again to finish 2nd at Gloucester City in 17.15 and Nicola Denning had a go at Tetbury to finish 8th as first lady in 22.52.

Another good run by Mark Sysum at Cirencester where he finished 5th with junior Daniel Winfield hot on his heals in his first Cirencester parkrun and further back a PB by Richard Edwards.

Close to PB runs for Tom Purnell (only 1 second shy), Alan McAdam at Pomphrey Hill and Thomas McNally in New Zealand.

Cirencester AC finishers

Cirencester: 5 Mark Sysum 19.19, 7 Daniel Winfield (J) 19.36, 28 Neil Morrissey 22.37, 52 Rob Jones 23.58, 76 Brendan McCarthy 26.05, 86 Nathan Govier (J) 26.33, 88 Richard Edwards 26.37, 149 Kate Sackett 30.51, 222 Jenny Brewin 38.06, 244 finished

Swindon: 1 Ollie Campbell (J) 17.08, 4 Tom Purnell 18.08, 94 Mark Ulyatt 23.30, 125 Chris Prevett 24.54, 232 Barbara Thomas 28.11, 535 finished

Tetbury: 8 Nicola Denning 22.52 – 1st lady, 20 Joanna Roberts 24.50, 23 Paul Timms 24.57, 70 Samantha Timms 30.23, 130 finished

Gloucester City: 2 James Thomas 17.15, 213 finished

Pomphrey Hill, Bristol: 84 Alan McAdam 24.49, 140 Rachel McAdam 27.10, 359 finished

Banbury: 160 Bryan Reid 27.26, 366 finished

Hobsonville Point, Auckland, New Zealand: 53 Thomas McNally 27.22, 122 finished