Wilmot approaching 600 marathons

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Halstead Road Runners’ marathon consultant and guru Andy Wilmot completed the Virgin Money London Marathon, finishing 90th in his age category of 65-to-69 years.

Wilmot was joined by fellow club runners Mike Grealy, Paul Hinsley and Dan Smith.

He is edging ever closer to his 600th marathon after completing number 598.

The weather was recorded as bright and warm with times as follows: 7,465th Mike Grealy three hours 43 minutes and 21 seconds; 10,138th Paul Hinsley 3.54.28; 15,380th Andy Wilmot 4.15.43; 25,647th Dan Smith 4.59.39.

Matthew Ranson made the short trip for the Great Cornard free 5k regular Saturday Parkrun, clocking a personal best of 19 minutes 32 seconds.

n Sudbury Jogger Sharon White also completed the London Marathon on Sunday, just a week on from 
running the Brighton Marathon.

After posting a time of three hours and 40 minutes last week, she crossed the line outside Buckingham Palace in four hours and 42 seconds.

n Halstead Road Runners host the 20th Halstead and Essex Marathon on the May 11. Runners can enter in advance or on the day.

For more information, please call Jim on 07921 312361 or Kathryn on 07867 618512.