Paddock Wood Half Marathon 2019

PW Half Start

Members collected four bronze medals as twenty Sevenoaks AC runners contested the Paddock Wood half on 7th April, led home by Andrew Milne and Mary Bridges. Mary (W35), Sally Shewell (W55), Sylvia Lewis (W65) and Lionel Stielow (M70) all won Kent County AA Long-Course bronzes at the event. Conditions were good for distance running with no sun and little wind. The SAC results were:

Pos Gun Name Club Cat Num Chip Grade
96 1:20:48 Andrew Milne Sevenoaks AC Senior Men 173 1:20:40 73.82
120 1:22:34 Michael Lochead Sevenoaks AC Senior Men 2047 1:22:23 73.07
128 1:22:53 Nick Humphrey-Taylor Sevenoaks AC Vet Men 40-49 1398 1:22:42 77.12
144 1:24:06 Keith Brown Sevenoaks AC Vet Men 40-49 2394 1:23:55 76.58
213 1:28:00 Andrew Hutchinson Sevenoaks AC Senior Men 1151 1:27:49 69.03
338 1:33:51 Alex Newby Sevenoaks AC Vet Men 40-49 1260 1:33:41 66.12
349 1:34:03 Graham Dwyer Sevenoaks AC Vet Men 40-49 1432 1:33:52 68.47
368 1:34:51 Mary Bridges Sevenoaks AC Vet Ladies 35-44 2023 1:34:33 71.83
375 1:35:00 Vanessa Gilmartin Sevenoaks AC Vet Ladies 35-44 575 1:34:47 73.53
385 1:35:23 Andrew Evans Sevenoaks AC Vet Men 40-49 1467 1:35:06 68.04
484 1:39:10 Marion Van Lille Sevenoaks AC Senior Ladies 1034 1:38:38 66.35
568 1:41:42 Sean Leith Sevenoaks AC Vet Men 40-49 1441 1:41:10 63.32
621 1:43:12 Michael Allen Sevenoaks AC Vet Men 40-49 1239 1:42:43 60.12
628 1:43:22 Ian King Sevenoaks AC Senior Men 1928 1:42:35 57.70
895 1:50:44 Sarah Shewell Sevenoaks AC Vet Ladies 55-64 114 1:50:08 73.28
915 1:51:24 Hugh Shewell Sevenoaks AC Senior Men 1933 1:50:48 53.55
958 1:52:41 Rhea Malkin Sevenoaks AC Senior Ladies 1029 1:51:47 58.39
1167 1:59:12 Lionel Stielow Sevenoaks AC Vet Men 70+ 357 1:58:42 67.00
1571 2:11:57 Richard Thomas Sevenoaks AC Vet Men 60-69 1772 2:10:47 54.97
1839 2:25:29 Sylvia Lewis Sevenoaks AC Vet Ladies 65+ 120 2:23:30 60.50

(NB. Sports Systems grades as above are not the 2015 WMA grades used for the SAC GP.)

The full results are here. The KCAA awards are here.

World Gold and UK Record for RPK

RPK UK recRichard Pitcairn-Knowles added to his extraordinary list of masters achievements indoors and out during March with a new UK record 18:55.69 in the M85 indoor 3000m as he won both the 3000m and 800m (4:57.18) at the British Masters Indoor Championships over 9/10 March.

Not content with mere UK titles, Richard went on to contest the World Masters Championships at Torun, Poland on 24/25 March where he won silver in the M80 3000m (18:57.99) on day one and followed that with gold in the M85 Cross Country on the following day (6k/50:41).

The picture of Richard in his UK record run is from Athletics Weekly. Many congratulations to Sevenoaks AC's reigning World Champion and UK record holder!

SAC Handicap 24 March 2019

Andrew

Andrew Mead won the five mile March handicap, in bright conditions, ahead of Tony Horlock. This was Andrew's third win in the third race of the series, and he was also fastest on the day.

The next race, over seven miles, is on Sunday 21st April at the Sevenoaks School track. Details are here.

Sevenoaks Rotary 10k 2019

Lionel

Andrew Mead was first M50 and Ed Saunders and Andrew Hutchinson second and third overall as fourteen SAC runners contested the Rotary 10k on 17th March. The SAC results were:

Race No Name Time Chip Time Category Cat Pos Gender Gen Pos Team
379 Edmund SAUNDERS 00:39:16 00:39:16 M Sen 2 Male 2 SEVENOAKS AC
377 Andrew HUTCHINSON 00:41:05 00:41:05 M Sen 3 Male 3 SEVENOAKS AC
240 Andrew MEAD 00:41:33 00:41:33 M 50 - 59 1 Male 6 SEVENOAKS AC
366 Daniel CHAPLIN 00:41:50 00:41:50 M Sen 5 Male 7 SEVENOAKS AC
121 Matthew CLARKE 00:44:44 00:44:41 M 40 - 49 5 Male 18 SEVENOAKS AC
322 Graham DWYER 00:45:28 00:45:26 M 40 - 49 9 Male 25 SEVENOAKS AC
95 James Nash 00:46:12 00:46:02 M Sen 15 Male 29 SEVENOAKS AC
260 Marion VAN LILLE 00:47:12 00:47:02 F Sen 4 Female 7 SEVENOAKS AC
94 Sean Leith 00:49:36 00:49:24 M 40 - 49 20 Male 64 SEVENOAKS AC
415 Hugh SHEWELL 00:50:56 00:50:49 M Sen 44 Male 83 SEVENOAKS AC
237 Simon HALLPIKE 00:51:52 00:51:46 M 60+ 5 Male 93 SEVENOAKS AC
278 Lionel STIELOW 00:59:11 00:58:44 M 60+ 15 Male 155 SEVENOAKS AC
399 Adam WESTBROOKE 01:04:27 01:04:01 M 40 - 49 59 Male 186 SEVENOAKS AC
382 Sylvia LEWIS 01:09:54 01:09:29 F 55+ 18 Female 94 SEVENOAKS AC

The full results are here.

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