The club’s veterans had another successful trip to Birmingham on Saturday fielding two teams at the British Masters Road Relays at Sutton Park
In the Vet M35 Category the team did exceptionally well reaching one of their highest place ever coming home in a very good sixth. Alfie Waithaka( 17.11) and Steve Rand(18.07) set the team up in fifteenth place with two good runs before handing over to road specialist James Connor (15.53)who turned in a fantastic leg to bring the team up to fifth and making him the overall fifth fastest on the day. Rob Warner(16.45) then took up the baton and kept the team in the hunt before handing over to Martin Chester(18.24) who retained handed over in sixth to Barry Smith(17.43) on the final leg brought the team home in the top 6 placing..
In the Vet M45 race, the team of Matt Bland (18.05), Tony Pecoraro (19.35), Gary Atkins (20.07), and Steve Walker(20.00) performed well and brought the team home in 20th place of the 40 finishers. 20/5/19