ATHLETICS: Success for veteran BRJ husband and wife, while young talent is a fine runner-up

Liam Conway during the first race of the Peterborough Grand Prix Series.

Liam Conway during the first race of the Peterborough Grand Prix Series. - Credit: Archant

There were plenty of impressive performances from Huntingdon BRJ Run & Tri members in the opening race of the Peterborough Grand Prix Series last week.

Husband and wife David and Annette Newton enjoyed age-group success in the M65 and F65 categories respectively at the 5km event held at Ferry Meadows.

Shelley Duffy was runner-up at F35 level with Liam Tharme taking third in the Under 20 bracket in a race where Harrison Evans was the club’s fastest runner. He finished 24th overall in 17.54.

A number of junior BRJ runners ran well at senior level – including Reece Millard and James Orrell who both finished in the top 50.

Liam Conway was runner-up in the 3k junior race. The 11 year-old clocked 10.25.

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BRJ runners 5k senior race: 24 Harrison Evans 17.54, 32 Reece Millard 18.20, 34 Liam Tharme 18.24, 37 James Orrell 18.27, 51 Neil Jarvis 19.06, 54 Keelan Duffy 19.09, 66 Cameron Smith 19.23, 82 Sabrina Crothall 19.46, 83 Mark Elliott 19.47, 95 Paul Mitton 20.27, 99 Guy Forster 20.31, 102 Alex Mitton 20.39, 111 Gilles Corby 20.56, 121 Shelley Duffy 21.10, 122 Pete Newham 21.11, 145 Jeff Newham 21.52, 162 David Newton 22.22, 172 Richard Orrell 22.39, 186 Alison Orrell 23.10, 211 Ian Wilson 24.04, 226 Alice Edwards 24.37, 227 Mike Gullis 24.38, 234 Annette Newton 24.54, 245 Kate Ruddock 25.39, 314 Melanie Gearing 27.42, 320 Keith Hick 27.57, 345 Martin Wren 29.20, 379 Jade Wren 32.30, 380 Jackie Wren 32.31.

BRJ runners 3k junior race: 2 Liam Conway 10.25, 47 Connor Rylance 13.45, 52 Owen Rylance 14.21.

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