|Matt and Elaine Wood at the Tamar Lakes parkrun|
Fortuately Striders were represented at three other parkrun events around the country. Firstly in nearby Delamere Forest there was a return to race action by three Striders, Tony and Ruth Ward and Caroline Brockbank. Their results were as follows:
29:01 Tony Ward
30:05 Caroline Brockbank
33:18 Ruth Ward
Further south in Kilkhampton, Bude at the Upper Tamar Lake, a reservoir constructed on the border between Cornwall and Devon, Matt and Elaine Wood ran the circuit of this picturesque lake. Matt finished in 17th place in a time of 25:45. Elaine was closely behind in 23rd position in a time of 28:58.
A new parkrun event began in Victoria Park in Widnes parkrun. Starting at the ornate Victorian bandstand the course consisted of three laps of the park and lake. Michael Escolme finished in a time of 30:35.
|Michael Escolme and Mary Chadwick at Widnes parkrun|
|Craig Edwards and Jak Foster at the Anglesey Coastal Trail Half-marathon|
|Sandbach Striders at the cancelled Helsby Half-marathon|