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Athletics: Jon Brombley clocks top five finish for East London Runners at Maverick X Series Snowdon Marathon

PUBLISHED: 15:30 08 June 2017

John Paul Healy and Maud Hodson of East London Runners at the Maverick X Series Snowdon Marathon (pic: ELR)

John Paul Healy and Maud Hodson of East London Runners at the Maverick X Series Snowdon Marathon (pic: ELR)

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Julie Campbell of East London Runners at the Henley-on-Thames triathlon (pic: ELR)Julie Campbell of East London Runners at the Henley-on-Thames triathlon (pic: ELR)

East London Runners’ Jon Brombley was a top five hit at the Maverick X Series Snowdon Marathon after clocking a time of five hours, 30 minutes and three seconds.

Brombley’s time saw him finish fifth in Wales in a gruelling race that sees competitors climb Snowdon before descending.

Also in action at the race was Maud Hodson, who clocked a time of 8:11.24 over the punishing course to finish as they ninth fastest woman.

The pair were due to be joined at the finish line by John Paul Healy, only for a marshal to clear course signs too early.

Lucy Barron of East London Runners was named club runner of the month for May (pic: ELR)Lucy Barron of East London Runners was named club runner of the month for May (pic: ELR)

Healy subsequently got lost and when he did find his way back on track, he was picked up by the sweepers’ van.

Elsewhere, the Worthing 10k attracted two ELR members, with Tim Le Rasle first home in 44.42, followed by Molly Pinkus in 52.26.

A 10k was also the order of the day for Diana Rexhepaj as she comepleted the Timothy James & Partners event in Richmond Park in 1:43.43.

Sheetal Dandgey, meanwhile, was the seventh quickest woman at the latest race in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10 Series, clocking 48.55.

At the first race of this year’s Orion Forest Five series, Thomas Grimes was the first club member home in 28.28, finishing third overall.

Club mate Jennifer Ansell was also in action and finished as the fastest woman after clocking 32.50.

Daniel Slipper (32.46), Ciaran Canavan (33.18), Jonathan Wooldridge (36.18), Richard Potter (37.47) Gareth Davies (39.55) and Ramesh Pala (39.57) all broke 40 minutes.

Also completing the race were Andy Bolderstone (41.33), Ruel Ordonio (45.18) and Catherine Brett (45.43).

There were also several ELR members in triathlon action, with Ava Lee leading the club charge at the Deva event in Chester.

Lee clocked 2:28.34 to come home as the first club member, followed by Sarah Burns in 2:33.25 and Daniel Lee in 2:41.28.

Julie Campbell, meanwhile, took in the Henley-on-Thames triathlon, finishing in a time of 1:53.27.

Lucy Barron was named ELR club runner of the month for May after producing a string of impressive results, including beating her marathon personal best by 17 minutes.


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