Three awards for duo

Astrid McKeown and Pete Sibbett scooped three awards each at North Herts Road Runners annual ball and awards ceremony at the Thistle Hotel Stevenage on Saturday. As well as being voted the club s personality of the year, McKeown was the female ladies sh

Astrid McKeown and Pete Sibbett scooped three awards each at North Herts Road Runners' annual ball and awards ceremony at the Thistle Hotel Stevenage on Saturday.

As well as being voted the club's personality of the year, McKeown was the female ladies' short course and overall fastest lady.

Veteran Sibbett was the men's short course champion, overall fastest man and male club runner of the year.

Kevin Ferry and Paula Adams were the male and female long course champions with veterans Jane Chappell and Mike Mello the club's most improved runners.

Lindsay Cook won the female club runner of the year and Lysa Ralph was recognised by the membership for her commitment to club with the 101 per cent award.

John Russell was the sole North Herts Road Runner at the Woburn 10k on Sunday.

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Russell completed the course around the popular wild animal park in 38:41 to finish fourth veteran and 18th position overall out of a field of more than 500 competitors.

Gerald and Vanessa Rolfe tackled a tough, hilly but scenic 15k course over the Chiltern Hills.

They completed the Tring Ridgeway Challenge which started and finished at the West Herts town.

Gerald finished in 1-20:18 while wife Vanessa crossed the line in 1-41:19.