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SOUTHWOLD 10K 18/11/2018

Despite being a very cold day, the sun was out making it the perfect race day in a most beautiful location. The course was 2.5 laps clipping the edge of town, past enthusiastic crowds of supporters and taking you along Southwold’s beautiful harbour. Note to self, watch where you are running when on rough terrain and try to avoid  gazing at the beautiful surroundings! Sponsored by Adams the water station was joined by a beer station for the more adventurous runner, Sadly I found beer didn’t help me run any faster. But I’m confident it encouraged me with the last push to the finish. Despite being injured, and had I been more sensible, I should have withdrawn. I loved every minute and highly recommend it to anyone thinking of running next year!

 

 

 

 

Name
Time
Pb
Standard
Emma Penfold1.11.40

SNETTERTON 1/2 MARATHON 18/11/2018

A strong contingent of 21 Jaguars completed the Snetterton half-marathon on November 18th. It was my first time running this event and I was impressed with the organisation and the facilities around the race track – it was nice to have proper toilets rather than portaloos and a café/restaurant to pop into while waiting for the race to start. The many Jaguars running were a strong presence in the organised pre-race warm-up as we waited for the race to start (see pictures!) The half-marathon race consisted of 3 laps of the race track (there was also a marathon event taking place where runners had to do 6 laps) and one nice aspect of the multiple laps was seeing lots of other Jags around the course and being able to cheer each other on. There was also lots of encouragement from the sidelines and the Jags marshalling at various points. The course itself was very flat, with the only real incline being the bridge over the track which had to be covered twice on each lap. As we waited to start, the race conditions appeared to be perfect – a nice temperature and bright sunshine, however out on the course it soon became apparent that the wind was quite strong in places and it was certainly hard going on the sections of the course where you were running into the wind! Despite this, there were excellent performances from all of the Jaguars involved with PBs for Doug Barber, Nouha Tate, Iwona Litwiniec, Sharon Jones and Samantha Beales as well as first-time half-marathons for nine more of the Orange Army! On a personal note I was extremely happy to finally achieve a PB and my first ever sub 1 hour 30 half-marathon! It is certainly a race I would like to run again in the future.

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Name
Time
PB
Standard
Daniel Smith1.29.11FTSILVER
Neil Button1.32.55GOLD
Dougie Barber1.40.36FTGOLD
Andrew Wicks1.46.35FTBRONZE
Nouha Tate 1.47.59YESSILVER
Phil Henry1.51.33SILVER
Iwona Litwiniec1.53.08YESSILVER
Tamara Mills1.57.41FTSILVER
Sharon Jones1.59.36YESSILVER
Julian Jardine1.59.36FT
Samantha Beales2.08.09YES
Lynn Lambert2.14.11
Rachael Cole2.15.33
Karen Evans2.18.51
Samone Holloway2.18.51FT
Andrew Jarvis2.19.07FT
Violet Vincent2.26.50FT
Jamie Harkin2.26.51FT
Alison Holloway2.52.04FT
Jenny Norris2.56.39
Julie Jardine3.06.42FT

ST NEOTS 1/2 MARATHON

On the 19th November Myself and Sue ran the Saint Neots half marathon with the support of Andy. The weather was very kind to us and when standing in the sun it was hard to believe it was November! We picked up our registration numbers from the hall and then joined the long queue for the portaloos-luckily there were quite a few. Whilst waiting we decided to try a new warm up of piggy back races which passed most of the time. I was feeling anxious due to how horrible Peterborough had felt due to the weather and being ill. We entered the starting pen and we noticed a few pacers with balloons which was a nice touch for a half marathon. The race itself was very undulating- you were either running up or down but the views were incredible. I settled into my run and loved every second of it. My highlight was when I missed a jelly baby pot and a runner ahead heard me, stopped and turned and gave me half of hers! The finish was a great downhill slope which helped me to get a PB by 3minutes and 27seconds and a Bronze standard half marathon time! I would definitely race here again.

Name
Time
PBs
Standards
Stephanie Hall1.53.35YESBRONZE
Sue Emmett2.16.22

 

THE LAST BROADLAND 1/2 MARATHON :'(

Broadland Half 2018 – take two – 4-11-18 This was postponed due to snow in March and what a contrast the weather was, thankfully, with a lovely mild autumn day. In total 27 Jaguars took part and throughout the course marshalls and spectators could be heard saying ‘another Jag!’ showing the orange army was making its presence known. It wasn’t just in numbers though that we made an impression with Emma Blake storming home to take First place in the Lady’s race, a PB, as well as a new age group and club record. Neil Button came a fantastic second in his age group and Vicky Tovell a smashing third in age group. We took team prizes for the senior lady’s with Bex Pountain, Emma Wilcox and Charlotte Reed as well as the Vet lady’s with Emma Blake, Vicky Tovell and Ruth Pilch. The men also did well winning the senior men’s team prize with Andy Mulligan, Lee Emmet and Scott Scruball.

It was a good day for PBs for Jack Stuttle, also first Jag home, Lee Emmett, Vicky Tovell, Ruth Pilch, Julian Smith and Karen Evans. The Road Runner’s did a great job in friendly marshalling and sorting out a technical hitch so the women’s team prizes could be confirmed. This was the last time this course will be used with sadness from those who love it’s undulating nature.

 

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Name
Time
PB
Standard
Jack Stuttle1.27.41YESGOLD
Dean Blake1.27.46GOLD
Andrew Mulligan1.28.53GOLD
Graham Johnson1.30.06GOLD
Neil Button1.31.072nd In Age GroupGOLD
Emma Blake1.31.33YES, 1st Lady, New Age Group Record & New Club RecordDIAMOND
Melvyn Porter1.31.46GOLD
Lee Emmett1.35.36YESSILVER
Paul Emery1.41.16GOLD
Vicky Tovell1.41.43YES & 3rd In Age GroupGOLD
Howard Harper1.42.23FTSILVER
Rebecca Pountain1.43.45FTSILVER
Phil Henry1.43.45FTGOLD
Ruth Pilch1.47.19YESSILVER
Scott Shruball1.47.34
Stephen Pointer1.48.00
Emma Wilcock1.48.01BRONZE
Charlotte Reed1.49.55FTBRONZE
Julian Smith1.49.57YESBRONZE
Paul Taylor1.50.23
Vikki Harper1.55.25SILVER
Peter Kean-Cockburn1.56.59BRONZE
Karen Evans1.58.06YESSILVER
Adele Bushell2.00.40SILVER
Claire Owen2.02.02BRONZE
Karen Bradley2.09.55BRONZE
Amanda Haslam2.11.24FT

TROWSE 10K 29/10/2018

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Name
Time
PB
Standard
Jack Stuttle38.39YESGOLD
Leigh Nixon38.59FTGOLD
Chris Johnson43.56YESSILVER
Rebecca Pountain44.55GOLD
Nick Richards46.06SILVER
Matthew Smith47.15BRONZE
Nouha Tate47.53SILVER
Charlotte Reed47.56YESSILVER
Andrew Jarvis49.53
Graham Fryer50.00YESBRONZE
Hattie Swain50.31BRONZE
Michael Biggs51.23FTBRONZE
Julian Jardine51.08YESBRONZE
Karen Evans53.34YESBRONZE
Sam Beal56.57YES
Tim Evans59.30
Jamie Harkin1.06.27YES
Jennifer Norris1.13.44YES
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