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W/E 02.03.2024 - TTP Cambridge Half Marathon

Last up on our weekly review we look back to our 44 runners at the TTP Cambridge Half Marathon.

**Cambridge Half marathon**

Early on Sunday morning 44 members travelled south to Cambridge for the annual half marathon, hosted by OSB Events, that traverses through the prestigious colleges and through the Cambridgeshire countryside. It was a successful morning for WAC as over 50% of our runners on the day register Personal bests; Aidan Banfield (PBย ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ) was first home for WAC in a brilliant time of 70:22, followed by Kyle Brooksย (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 71:24) & Chris Gay (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 73:52). First WAC lady home, and continuing her brilliant run of performances, was Harriet Carrย (PB ๐ŸŽ–- 81:05) followed by strong runs again by Alison Armstrongย (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ- 84:56) & Kate Gooding (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 87:43).

As mentioned previously we had 24 Personal bests on the day โ€“ strap yourself in for this one, and they were: - Aidan Banfield (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ), Kyle Brooks (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ), Chris Gay (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ), Jacob Kenworthyย (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 75:33), Steven Mcnicholas (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 75:41), Matt Webster (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 76:04), Josh Castlo-Hall (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 76:55), Charlie Stringer (PB๐ŸŽ–๏ธ- 77:48), Harriet Carr (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ), Gareth Seville (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 84:34), Alison Armstrong (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ), Mark Armstrong (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 85:03), Kate Gooding (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ), Will Parker (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 88:02), David Powlesย (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 90:27), Matt Goodeย (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 90:53), Craig Skipper (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 94:04), Ben Smith (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 94:48), Andrew Mundy (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 97:15), Zoรซ Webster (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ- 99:50), Helen Pidgeon (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 1:53:50), John Byrne (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 1:54:42), Jono Beck (PB ๐ŸŽ–๏ธโ€“ 2:18:28) and Laura Seville (PB๐ŸŽ–๏ธ- 2:50:06)

We also had 4 club records broken also: - Aidan Banfield (CR๐Ÿ…) broke his previous under 25 record, Kyle Brooks (CR๐Ÿ…) broke the Senior menโ€™s record held for 35 years - last achieved by John Harding in 1989, Harriet Carr (CR๐Ÿ…) broke her own previous F35-39 record & the amazing Claire Brown (CR๐Ÿ…) broke her own F60-64 record. Amazingly Claire also finished 1st F60-64 home on the day - amazing result in a big event.

Well done to all of the above and the many other WAC runners who smashed it on Sunday! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝ

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