September has been a busy month for our Hares who have taken part in a variety of races. To start the month off Geraldine, Nathalie, Sam, Vicky and Adam completed the Suffolk Coastal Path 50k on the hottest day of the year from Lowestoft to Adeburgh. By chance the same weekend, John Willis Betts and his team took part in the Aldeburgh Triathlon, winning a trophy for the oldest team!
September 10th had Elaine and Claire running in the Coastal 10. Both put in fantastic performances with Claire coming in 1st place in the ladies race and 2nd overall, once again having to contend with the heat.
The following weekend was the Ipswich Half Marathon ran by Stuart Price, Kay, Joel and Kitty. This is a challenging course, but Stuart made it look easy with a fabulous time of 1hr 20. Kay was on top form and finished in 1hr50. The same weekend Stuart Hunt ran a very good time at the Dedham 10k. Meanwhile Geraldine took part in the Duathlon Sprint in Stowmarket and Jo competed in the Triathlon Sprint. Congratulations to Geraldine who came first female and this was her first duathlon event!
The 24th September was a very busy race day. Starting with the Langham 10k, which is an undulating course, Claire, Joel and Ryan ran and once again Claire finished 1st lady with a cracking time of 35:40! In London Sam and Vicky Tapp ran the Vitality 10k. Vicky got a knocked off 2 minutes off her personal best and came in at 45:10. Rebecca Martin completed the Sandringham 10k and meanwhile, following the Essex Way the Mayflower Half Marathon from Harwich to Mistley was taking place. A very picturesque course ran by Steve and Stuart Hunt, Jo, Neil, Geraldine and Nathalie. Some of us ran some extra mileage due to signage sabotage which turned our Half Marathon into something a bit longer!