ATHLETICS: Ely Runners brave the cold at Frosbite Friendly League fixture

Ely Runners Juniors at the second round of the Frostbite Friendly League in Peterborough.

Ely Runners Juniors at the second round of the Frostbite Friendly League in Peterborough. - Credit: Archant

An Ely Runners talent stormed to a top-10 finish in the second instalment of the Frostbite Friendly League last weekend.

Paul Waggitt ran the five-mile challenge in 28 minutes and 53 seconds to finish ninth overall.

Twenty-three Ely runners also took part and Robin Wedd (19th, 29:54), Lee Tatum (20th, 29:55) and Ross Payne (51st, 31:56) impressed.

Ely Runners finished 11th out of 16, leaving them in 12th place overall.

Other results: Stephen Howard (69th, 32:44), Rob Pope (73rd, 32:47), Conan Fryer (126th, 34:39), Robert Haggart (178th, 36:14), Matthew Mason (182nd, 36.21), Justin Smith (184th, 36.24), Andrew Thompson (189th, 36:32), Barry Graves (200th, 36:49), Peter Harris (211th, 37:10), Charlotte Cook (275th, 39:06), Andrew White (292nd, 39.26), Tony Kirby-Cook (310th) 39:55), Caroline Brown (318th, 40:10), Celine Aubry (337th, 40:50), Lisa Redman (340th, 40:58), Steve Starr (342nd, 41:04), David Enoch (385th, 43:05), Sue Bridges (437th, 45:07), Ausra Misinskiene (467th, 46:28) and Claire Haggart (47:36).


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The club’s youngsters were also in action on a 1.5-mile course.

Results: Oscar Wolfe (21st, 9:10), Adam Smeeton 48th, 9.43), Jeremy White (64th, 10:08), Oliver Taylor (70th, 10:18), Gemma Bridges (81st, 10:27), Leo d’Ayala (82nd, 10:31), Henry Crawford (83rd, 10:33), Charlie Ford (102nd, 10:48), Eden Kirby-Cook (131st, 11:19), Thomas d’Ayala (157th, 11:54), Ellie Enoch (165th, 12:09), Poppy Baddeley (184th, 13:03) and Eva Misinske (199th, 13:59).

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The juniors finished sixth out of 15 and are sixth in the league standings.

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