ATHLETICS: Success on two fronts for BRJ

BRJ man John Uff on his way to second place in the Peterborough Winter 10k. Picture: SUBMITTED

BRJ man John Uff on his way to second place in the Peterborough Winter 10k. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Huntingdon BRJ Run & Tri enjoyed success at two events last weekend.

John Uff finished first in the M35-39 age category and second overall in the Peterborough Winter 10k with a fine time of 34.28.

Uff’s exploits – along with those of Joe Leonard (23rd, 41.17) n Paulus Maukonen (48th, 43.36) – helped BRJ earn honours in the male team event.

Shelley Duffy was the third female finisher in a time of 43.11 in her comeback from an injury layoff while Clive Best also gained a podium position when finishing second in the M65-69 in 53.44.

Annette Newton enjoyed success in the Tarpley 20 Mile race.


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She completed the tough Bury St Edmunds event in 2:53.16 to triumph in the F65 age bracket.

Alice Synge (84th, 2;38.10), Melaine Wiffin (114th, 2;45.55), Alice Edwards (124th, 2:49.00 and Amanda Roland-Convey (156th, 2:57.22) also ran well for BRJ.

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