Success of the long distance runners

PUBLISHED: 16:53 09 November 2006 | UPDATED: 12:06 04 May 2010

ON Sunday five Ely Runners were among the 698 finishers in the Stevenage Half Marathon. The race, which incorporates the SEAA and Herts County Championships, was held on a two-lap course made difficult by tight turns and short undulations. Ely Runner fini

ON Sunday five Ely Runners were among the 698 finishers in the Stevenage Half Marathon.

The race, which incorporates the SEAA and Herts County Championships, was held on a two-lap course made difficult by tight turns and short undulations.

Ely Runner finishers: 30th Alfredo Verna - 1:22:42 (2nd MV45 overall and 5th SEAA MV40-49); 32nd Glyn Loveday - 1:22:48 (24th SM overall and 25th SEAA open); 118th Charlie Barker - 1:32:48 (5th MV55 overall and 13th SEAA MV50-59); 131st Kevin Fox - 1:33:40 (64th SM overall and 84th SEAA open); 484th Colin Doak - 1:57:26 (84th MV40).

- Former Ely Runner Jamie Gallagher set a personal best in the New York Marathon on Sunday. Jamie's time of 4:10:40 smashed her previous best, set in the London Marathon last year, by more than seven and-a-half minutes.

Her run put her in 15,335th place in a field of approximately 37,000 runners and she crossed the line as the 3,156th female and 826th female aged between 20 and 29.

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