07/08/16 Weekend Review

A Club record was set in Norwich in the EYAL and 10K was the distance for the majority of the few Ryston senior athletes in action at the weekend, with one marathon contender. 
Norwich EYAL
Ryston had a strong contingent competing as part of the composite team in the EYAL. In blustery conditions all athletes performed well. Thea Howlett equalled the club U15G Long Jump record of 4.72m. She also set a new personal best in the 300m, 44.7, to finish second. Her brother Kit set a new PB in the Javelin with a throw of 25.21m.
Kate Willis took 11 seconds off her 1500m PB with a time 5:08 to finish second in the Under 15 Girls. Meg Willis (4.12m) and Mia Moore (3.72m) PBd in the Long Jump as did Harry Wakefield in the U13 Boys 1500m. Robert MacQueen and Joe McNulty sprinted well in difficult conditions. Charlie Wakefield threw in the three main throwing events.
The Gloucester Marathon
The Gloucester Marathon saw Ian Milburn finish 96th out of 685 with a creditable time of 3:39:57.
Darlington 10K
Of the 10K runners, the fastest time was recorded by Chris Balmer at Darlington, achieving a PB by almost a minute of 34:33 in significantly windy conditions.
Ipswich Twilight 10K
Eamonn McCusker ventured Ipswich-wards ran 45:34 for 166th place overall, 3rd M60 In the Ipswich Twilight 10K.
Run Norwich 10K
The biggest turn out was at Norwich where there were over 4200 finishers in the 10K.
The fastest Ryston finisher was Darren Easter, 79th in 40:35, with Neil Stapleton also making the top 100, 91st in 40:52.
Other Ryston results from this event were :
Martin Sheldrick 104th - 41:13
Paul Terreros 140th - 42:15
Stewart Robins 165th - 42:48
Mark Doughty 384th - 46:01
Barry Smith 457th - 47:13
Martin Heeley 528th - 47:55
Andrew McNamara 1349th 54:37
Marie Doughty 1629th - 57:29
Paul Tarsey 2146th - 59:31
Sarah Kimberley 2200th - 1:04:07
Sophy Tarsey 2956th - 1:05:31
Andrew Green 3014th - 1:06:18
Miranda Keedy 4030th - 1:21:29
St Neots 10K
Malcolm and Sue Tuff also ran 10K at the weekend, in an off-road multi-terrain event at St Neots.