Yateley 10k series: race 1

Popular with Farnham Runners since these mid-week races were first organised in 1992 by Sandhurst Joggers is the Yateley 10km series. Twenty-nine members competed in the June race. A number gained personal best times and nine were in top ten age group placings, two of them among the prize-winners. Conditions were ideal for racing, cool and with only a slight breeze.

Harvey Wickham in 39:34 and Andy McCall in 39:46 were 49th and 53rd respectively out of 910 finishers. Keith Marshall was 5th M60 in 42:11 in a very competitive field. Louise Granell continues to improve in every race and was delighted take the 3rd senior lady’s prize in 42:46 as 7th lady overall out of 371. Susie Chan clocked 43:48 as 4th F35 (12th lady) while Emma Pearson was 4th F45 in 45:06 (18th lady). Linda Tyler recorded 46:01 to take the 2nd F55 slot, just ahead of Sarah McCulloch in 46:07 (7th F45) Lindsay Bamford in 48:12 was 9th F45, followed by Jane Georghiou who took the 1st F65 prize with 49:31 and Lynda Coggins who was 3rd W55 in 50:27.

Other times:

Mark Maxwell 43:41, Ali Hardaway 43:44, , Damian Probett 43:13, Steve Murphy 47:09, Adam Harrison 47:33, Craig Tate-Grimes 48:49, Pauline Hamilton 55:34, Helen Bracey PB 55:12, Vicky Goodluck 55:14, Mike Dunkley 58:26, Jane Probett 59:11, Shona Ford 1:00:49, Hannah Bence 1:00:55, Jonathan Salomon 1:03:05, Alison Yearsley 1:03:31, Sally Kerr 1:06:16, Kathy Brown 1:09:25, Kate Marshall 1:15:44.