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

07 November, 2017 - 12:37
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.

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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).

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).

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

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