Road race report


Gloucester 20 mile race

Michelle Bartlett & Phil Coy ran the Gloucester 20 mile race, last Sunday, (8th March) as part of their London marathon training. They ran together at about 8 minutes per mile until around nine miles then Phil slowed. Michelle managed to keep a consistent pace going, despite the cold wind, and completed the 3 lap course in an excellent 2.40.06 finishing in 167th place and 7th W45. Phil came in 8 min further back in 2.47.57 having been lapped by the lead runner. He was still well in to the top half of the 515 runner field in 227th place and 2nd M60. Both runners setting club records for their respective age groups.

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