Neil Wilson and Stewart Ellis kicked off precedings this weekend as they both recorded fast times at Springfield Striders Friday 5 race series in Pleshey. Stewart Ellis ran a seasons best time of 30:14 finishing 9th while Neil Wilson finished 17th in 31:59.
Saturday marked the 2nd anniversary of the Great Notley Park Run. Halstead Road Runners members played an active part in celebrations with club members Charlotte and Steve Mays 3 year old son Sam, winning the prize for best fancy dressed boy.
Sam Wolton, Charlotte May, Karl Hillman, Nicole Smith, Jenn Langley, Hazel Buist, Axel Voight, Les Morley and Mel Candler all ran the 5k course with Nicole Smith recording a PB of 25:55.
Mike Grealy chose the Great Cornard event completing his race in a time of 21:20 finishing 17th.
Rounding off yet another jam packed weekend of results was Tom Porter who made his half marathon debut in Sunday’s Flitch Way Half Marathon. Having spent the last few weeks nursing a niggling leg injury, Tom was delighted to complete the course in a brilliant time of 1:47 (pictured Tom Porter).