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Jan Holmes runs a personal best for the Newmarket Joggers at the Thetford 10K Trial Run


By Sports Newmarket


Newmarket Joggers member Jan Holmes was in personal best form at the Thetford 10K Train Run series on Sunday.

Holmes was one of six Joggers taking part in the third and final leg of the event, which was held at High Lodge in Thetford Forest.

And in setting a time of 54 minutes and 45 seconds, Holmes recorded her best ever time over that distance.

Newmarket Joggers (7402600)
Newmarket Joggers (7402600)

She also finished first of 20 in her FV55 category and was the 38th female to cross the line out of 252.l

Meanwhile, for the men, Adam Maltpress (43:59) was first home, finishing seventh of 58 in his MV40 age group and 27th of 440 runners overall.

Other Joggers to finish were Andrew Taylor (46:45), Sianie Painter (58:48), Sarah Kinston (64:01) and Orla Dockery (65:20).

Down in Hertfordshire on the same day, Henry Hamilton-Gould competed in the Baldock Beast Half Marathon, coming home 40th of 372 runners in a time of 1:36:07.

Also on Sunday – at the Beyton School Campus near Bury St Edmunds – it was the Tarpley 10 and 20 mile events.

Clive Purbrook completed the 10-mile race in 1:24:25, not far from his best time earlier this year, while Caroline McIntosh (3:59:28) did well to duck under four hours in her first competitive 20-mile race. Paul Dockerill (2:33:11) and Chris Aylmer (3:28:45) also competed in the 20 for the second time.



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