At least 12 SAC runners forsook the long course county road championship at the Dartford Half as they finessed their marathon training with the Lydd 20. Keith Dowson was 2nd M50 (1st M55) and James Graham 1st M60 as Andrew Milne was narrowly the first SAC runner home in 26th place. The SAC results were:
Andrew Milne 26th in 2:13:46, Nick Humphrey-Taylor 27th in 2:13:49, Keith Dowson 28th in 2:14:03, Andy Ashlee 39th in 2:17:11, James Graham 47th in 2:19:46, John Stevens 49th in 2:19:58, Dan Witt 55th in 2:22:30, Laura Andrade 166th in 2:45:13, Marion Van Lille 208th in 2:50:02, Anna Humphrey-Taylor 323rd in 3:05:49, Neil Haggertay 418th in 3:19:37 and Jenny Austin 454th in 3:24:48. The full results will be here.
The results of the five Sevenoaks AC athletes who made it to Dartford were:
|63||01:34:14||01:34:10||Chris Desmond||Sevenoaks AC||M||Male Vet 50||669|
|128||01:41:07||01:40:49||Chris Hall||Sevenoaks AC||M||Male Vet 40||496|
|213||01:48:42||01:48:20||Mark Gent||Sevenoaks AC||M||Male Vet 40||838|
|249||01:52:05||01:51:57||Sarah Shewell||Sevenoaks AC||F||Female Vet 55||787|
|314||01:56:33||01:55:04||Paul Smith||Sevenoaks AC||M||Male Vet 50||840|
The full results are here.
And the following runners took part in the London Big Half on the previous Sunday (4th March) when many other races, including the Thanet 20, were cancelled due to the snowy weather:
|THE BIG HALF||04/03/18|
The Big Half results are here.