Fairlands Valley Spartans ladies shine at track championships

Fairlands Valley Spartans' women won silver at the East of England championships.

Fairlands Valley Spartans' women won silver at the East of England championships. - Credit: FVS

Fairlands Valley Spartans' women enjoyed a fabulous day the East of England finals day - winning a silver.

The track and field competition is for athletes over 35 and the Spartans' team included Carolyn Linsell, Nicky Wilby, Callie Chapman, Marian Morley, Christine Lathwell, Fiona Clarke, Karen Dodsworth, Joylyn Saunders-Mullins, Yuko Gordon, Andrea Westcott and Sharon Crowley.

Westcott said: "The medal positions changed frequently throughout the day, but the Spartans fought bravely and finished strong."

North Herts Road Runners were represented at the Baldock Rat Run.

North Herts Road Runners were represented at the Baldock Rat Run. - Credit: NHRR

The Baldock Rat Run also attracted runners from the club as well as those from North Herts Road Runners.

The 5k run is a multi terrain run held in aid of Garden House Hospice.

Matt Tutton and Tim Robinson ran for FVS while the Squirrels entered five.

Paula Holm was the winner of the female race in an impressive 20 minutes 49 seconds, closely followed by clubmate Jill Tooley-Boys in third.

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