Race Reports

Tarpley 20

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Six Ely Runners set off for the Tarpley 20 on Sunday 28th February. For some, including John Manlow, it was the last planned road race before VLM.

Thames Trot 50

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On Saturday 6th Feb ER Craig Holgate ran the Thames Trot 50 mile race for the 5th time. A tranquil run along the Thames from Oxford to Henley. Ever changing scenery on the river and Red Kites frequently seen soaring overhead.

Folksworth 15

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On the January 24, three Ely Runners, John Manlow, Miranda Reynolds and Ian Blatchford took part in the Folksworth 15, a 2 lap race of 15 miles. This race, along with the Stamford 30K and the 20 mile races at Tarpley and Wymondham are widely used by local runners as marathon preparation for VLM in April.

Although the number of Ely Runners running in the County Championships on a wet, cold, January day in muddy conditions was quite modest, several individuals did well to achieve county championship medals, notably in some of the youngest and oldest age groups.

Ely Runners Miranda Reynolds and Emma Greaves headed down to Ilford to take part in the Dawn Til Dusk Sunlight Ultra. The event is comprised of multiple 2k laps with a range of different distances on offer

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