ATHLETICS: Hudson leads homes the Huntingdon runners in the Great Eastern Run

Some of the Huntingdon BRJ Run & Tri runners at the Great Eastern Run in Peterborough on Sunday are,

Some of the Huntingdon BRJ Run & Tri runners at the Great Eastern Run in Peterborough on Sunday are, from the left, Nigel Maggs, Joanne Muff-Jones, George King, Sue Yendley, Alan Hannibal, Geoff Hopcraft, Karen Charman, Melanie Fowler, Alice Noyes, Joanne Cooper. - Credit: Archant

Huntingdon BRJ Run & Tri members were pounding the streets of Peterborough in the Great Eastern Run last Sunday.

David Hudson led home the club’s contingent in the half-marathon with a personal best effort of 1:12.54.

Other notable performances came from Paul Loosley, who knocked 15 minutes off his previous best when crossing the line in 1:38.46, while Kathryn Middlehurst also lowered her mark to 1:55.25.

The club used the race as a fundraiser for chosen charity, Papyrus, which aims to prevent youth suicide.

A host of BRJ members dressed up as cheerleaders for the event and collected £165 on their way round the course.


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Several BRJ juniors and seniors took part in the accompanying 5k fun run.

Daniel Mitton was first boy home when finishing fifth in 18:36 and Chloe Loosley was first lady as she took 53rd position in 21:42.

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