Brian’s top man for FVS?TRI at Watford half

Brian White was third Vet 50 and first home for FVS TRI in the Watford Half Marathon in cold and windy conditions. In a competitive field, his time of 1-20:26 was good enough for 36th overall from 1954 finishers. Mark Racher was 75th in 1-24:11 with Kerri

Brian White was third Vet 50 and first home for FVS TRI in the Watford Half Marathon in cold and windy conditions.

In a competitive field, his time of 1-20:26 was good enough for 36th overall from 1954 finishers.

Mark Racher was 75th in 1-24:11 with Kerri Renshaw 133rd and 11th female in 1-27:37. Mark Robertson completed his first half marathon in 1-33:03 with David Hamill finishing in 2-02:04.

Brenda Bozwood Davies completed the Wellingborough 5k Multi Terrain event in 28:43 to finish 36th overall.

Pete Bardell proved himself in the 2008 Tough Guy event finishing an incredible 40th overall from 2869 finishers.

The event promotes itself as the ultimate adventure race and it is does not disappoint with its special forces style obstacle course, fire and water challenges as well as having to run an off-road endurance test before the final assault course to finish.

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Marc Trussell and veteran Tough Guy Chris Suckling from FVS TRI finished in 315th and 443rd respectively.

* A cold and blustery day saw 14 North Herts Road Runners make the short trip down the M1 to the Watford Half Marathon on Sunday.

They joined around 2,000 runners for an ever popular yet undulating route around the Herts countryside.

First in for the Squirrels was Pete Scrowther (1-29:10) who was pleased to break the 90-minute mark given the weather conditions.

He was followed by Howard Davis (1-36:28) and Claire Messenger who showed her marathon training has paid off by being the first lady home for the club in an impressive time of 1-37:40 with Jo Summers just behind in 1-39:55.

New member James Walsh impressed on his club debut with a time of 1-47:17.

Times: Peter Scrowther 1-29:10, Howard Davis 1-36:28, Claire Messenger 1-37:40, Jo Summers 1-39:55, James Walsh 1-47:17, Colin Calcutt 1-47:49, Andrew Kelly 1-48:53, Anne Callis 1-50:00, Lucy Sparkes 1-50:54, Brenda Kinch 1-51:14, Roger Bamberough 1-51:42, Catherine Marsden-Jones 1-53:42, Vanessa Rolfe 2-07:52, Lorraine Hewitt 2-15:59.

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