Thackery leads gorgeous performances at Copenhagen Half


You’ll be able to inform the autumn street season is in full swing when there are lots of of races to undergo (or, a minimum of that’s the way it feels)! Even with many not publishing provisional outcomes on the time of writing, there stays a lot to deliver you, with a smattering of late season observe occasions additionally. Let’s get straight into it!

Beautiful England girls’s performances at Copenhagen Half

Calli Thackery moved to eleventh on the UK all time checklist with a shocking 69:02 at Copenhagen Half Marathon ending twelfth and first European in an extremely sturdy area. Thackery was a member of the England workforce whose mixed efforts noticed them take residence the Nations workforce title towards groups from Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, Norway and Finland. The subsequent member of the England workforce over the road was Lucy Reid setting a giant new private better of 70:29. Having spent a interval of the workforce out with harm the Tonbridge athlete got here storming again to take 46 seconds off her earlier finest. Lauren McNeil ran 71:01, taking effectively over two minutes of her PB, and shifting her to 2nd all time on the UK U/23 half marathon rankings behind Liz McColgan. In solely her second half marathon 2021 European indoor 1500m silver medallist Holly Archer additionally ran a giant PB with 72:47. Olivia Tsim (73:38) and Verity Hopkins (74:10) additionally ran high quality PBs to interrupt the 75 minute barrier.

The England males’s workforce additionally packed effectively with sturdy performances from Ross Millington (63:09), Adam Clarke (63:24), a giant PB for Alexander Lepretre (63:28) and Paulos Surafel (63:38). Callum Hawkins continued his return and was the second British athlete over the road behind Ross in 63:13. The race was received by Ethiopia’s Milkesa Mengesgha (58:58) and Tadu Tesh0me (66:13).

Photograph: Andrew Jones / Charlotte Fisher

Medals for England underneath 20 workforce

The European Below 20 Highway race was held on the Trofeo Opitergium in Odzerzo, Italy. England Athletics chosen 4 girls competing over 5km and 4 males over 10km with each groups gathering bronze medals towards 13 different nations.

Within the males’s race There Matt Ramsden took in particular person silver and a brand new PB of 29:57, three seconds again from race winner French athlete Joad Martinho. The boys’s workforce was accomplished by Rowan Miell-Ingram twelfth in 31:13, Sam Hodgson thirteenth in 31:19 and Daniel Maydrew thirtieth in 32.57.

Ellen Weir was first residence within the girls’s race ending ninth in 17:18 with the workforce accomplished by Louise Hackett 14th in 17:25, Mia Waldmann seventeenth in 17:30 and Pippa Roessler twenty ninth in 18:15. The wine’s race was received by Finland’s Mononen Ilona in 16:53.

Photograph: Hayley Hemmings / Kyle Bennett


The Yeovilton 5km Collection is a well-liked race within the South West on the flat, quick roads round Yeovilton airbase. The newest race was received by Kate Drew in a formidable 16:28 with Taunton membership mate Emma Kiernan second in 18:19 and Bethan Francis third in 18:43. Ronnie Richmond was the primary man as he builds to the European 50km Championships clocking 14:55 forward of Flynn Jennings (15:25) and Michael Parrott (15:26).

Not executed this week within the outcomes after his mid week 5km win at Yeovilton Ronnie Richmond was again on the weekend to win the South West Half Marathon Championships at Chippenham Half Marathon clocking 67:20 to win comfortably from Tom Merson (68:49) and Jacob Landers (69:19). Alice Murray-Gourlay took the ladies’s title in 79:14 from Annabel Granger (80:53) and Rosie Mew (80:58).

Pace on Welsh Roads

With a lot taking place, it’s exhausting to know the place to begin, nevertheless it feels apt to start in Wales. The Admiral Swansea Bay 10k noticed an emphatic victory for Natasha Cockram (33:09), crossing the road over two minutes forward of Megan Carter-Davies (35:17) and Lauren Cooper (35:21), with the primary 5 girls all ending in underneath 36 minutes. It was a more in-depth race amongst the boys, with Kadar Omar (29:11) ending away from Dewi Griffiths (29:36) and Dylan Evans (29:51).

Two extra athletes constructing to the European 50km Champs are Nigel Martin and Ali Lavender. The pair lately represented England on the Antrim Coast Half Marathon and had been again racing over 13.1 miles on the Lake Vyrnwy Half Marathon. Martin took the boys’s win in 65:54 from a Callum Rowlinson continues his high quality type submit harm clocking 66:00 with one other GB&Ni consultant on the 50km champs, Andrew Davies, third in 67:44. Ali Lavender took the ladies’s title in 78:07 from Vicky Bryant (82:41) and Lucie Tait-harris (84:08).

To Scotland

The streets of Musselburgh performed host to each the Scottish 10k and Scottish Half Marathon on Sunday. The 13.1 mile race noticed the highest spots taken by Calum Phillip (67:50) and Sara Inexperienced (78:22), ending forward of Gregor Yates (68:02) and Ewan Cameron (69:43) and Nicola Macdonald (80:12) and Brooke Gillies (82:00) respectively. It was the flip of Peter Avent (31:16) and Natalie Wangler (37:07) to take action within the 10k.

Sticking with 13.1 Miles

How are you aware the London Marathon is only a fortnight away? The variety of half marathons happening each this week and in current weeks. As runners begin to taper, there are fewer to deliver you, particularly with a handful not publicising outcomes on the day of their race. That stated, there have been some encouraging performances on the Run Reigate Half Marathon with high spots going to Alex Pointin (69:26) and Hannah Hawken (85:51). Their race might have lined lower than half the gap, however their performances no much less spectacular as Lucy Denece (42:18) and Oscar Curry (36:17) received the related 10k.

Throughout in Guernsey and to the Butterfield Half Marathon, the place Jenny James (84:53) and Stephen Dawes (70:19) had been quickest within the area.

A Fast Observe Cease

The variety of track-based occasions could also be falling as every week goes by and athletes look to the roads and cross nation, however a there nonetheless stays a few races to deliver you. The Vets AC 10,000m Championships passed off on Wednesday and noticed Andy Bond (33:00) and Gina Galbraith (38:26) go quickest over 25 laps, while Juliet Potter (5:21.1) and Joseph Monk (4:41.7) recorded the quickest occasions on the Evening of the Mile PBs in Bingham additionally on Tuesday.

Working at RunThrough

RunThrough’s continuous stream of races proceed at tempo, with occasions throughout the nation over the previous seven days. Over on the Draycote Water Working Pageant, there was a successful efficiency by Quick Working’s personal Gill Bland (84:00) over the half marathon, with Trevor Osborne (72:01) taking the title amongst the boys racing. Marlon Trump (34:42) and Sarah Saxton (42:02) had been first residence within the 10k, with Kimberley Killeen (24:12) and George Concern (17:42) doing the identical within the 5k.

Transferring throughout to East London and the RunThrough QE Olympic Park 10k the place Alice McGushin (36:41) and Ben Smith (34:56) had been first throughout the ending line, with the honours within the related 5k going to Jacob Allen (14:22) and Kate Stein (20:44). Three days earlier on the similar venue, it was the flip of Dan Kelly (32:07) and Helen Cooper (38:20) to cross the road first within the 10k, as Rochelle Harrison (18:00) and Florian Belboch (16:58) did the identical over 5k.

A bit additional to the south and amongst the rollercoaster using thrill seekers, Mike Alwin (32:03) and Georgia Holden (38:12) ran effectively on the Run Thorpe Park 10k, with the related Run Thorpe Park 5k going to Adreen Hart-Rule (22:51) and Adrian Whitwam (16:18).

Rounding Up the Spherical Up

Rounding up a few of the different 10k races of the weekend, there have been victories for Wayne D’eath (34:01) and Jackie Stretton (39:06) on the Dedham 10k, Grabrielle Smialowski (40:44) and Dillon Hobbs (36:51) on the Hospice Run 10kin Tunbridge Wells, Stephen Buckle (33:00) and Laura Kaye (39:00) on the Stevenage 10k, Jack Cummins (31:29) and Becky Penty (34:42) additional north on the Epilepsy Motion Bradford 10k, Lauren Reed (35:50) and Shane Boxall (32:37) on the Southend 10k, and George Couttie (34:20) and Donna Riddler (43:40) on the Beck Busters 10k.

Sue McTigue (39:10) and Tristan Windley (33:12) crossed the road first on the Fairhaven Flyer 10k, with Zak Lee-Inexperienced (35:41) and Aga Wilk (41:48) doing the identical on the Treehouse 10k in Cholsey and Anna Kelly (42:46) and Will D’Arcy (33:49) on the Longworth 10k.

In a lesser-run distance, Abby Halcarz (29:14) and Ashley Baldwin (27:10) had been quickest on the Tamworth 5 Mile.

Ending with the Longest

It will be remis to not finish the round-up with the longest race of the weekend and the Self-Transcendence 24 Hour Observe Race in London. A easy problem – what number of laps are you able to run in 24 hours; easy however positively not simple (or, for me, in any approach interesting!). It clearly was a worthy problem for James Williams and Sue Harrison, although, with the pair protecting a distance of 240.589km and 197.724km respectively. That may be a dizzying 601 and 494 laps of the observe every.



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