Busy weekend for South Devon AC runners

South Devon AC runners at Torbay Half Marathon

South Devon AC runners at Torbay Half Marathon - Credit: South Devon AC

A busy weekend of running for South Devon AC runners with lots of races and Parkruns home and away.

Sunday saw the return of Torbay Half Marathon and there was a good team from SDAC and some great running.

First back for the club in a fantastic time of 1:23:46 was Harry Harrison in 19th place and second in his age category.

There were PBs from Jon Hiscoke and Neil Jordain among many others, with some notching up their first half marathon.

As well as the half, there was also a 10Km race which Keith Belt ran once again wining his age category – all times are gun times as it is a Grand Prix race.

Claire Cornish

Claire Cornish - Credit: South Devon AC

On Saturday, Claire Cornish opted for the much hillier Total Coastal half marathon along the coast path from Paignton to Shaldon and had a great run finishing third female.

Matthew Dalton

Matthew Dalton - Credit: South Devon AC

Matthew Dalton opted for the Total Coastal Ultra (Kingswear to Shaldon) finishing in sixth place and then rounded off the weekend running the CapTEN fell race.

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Among the Parkrun tourists there was a big 5Km PB for Dani Waters at Cardiff Parkrun where her and Antony raced with Steve Wright competing at Victoria Dock Parkrun.

Steve Carr, Hannah Carr, Lauren Carr and Vince Langdon all flew the flag for SDAC at Braunton open meeting all putting in great performances in track and field events.

It was the last open meet this year but will resume next year and all SDAC members can join in and do three events – relive your school sports day!

1:23Torbay Velopark Parkrun: 21 Jonathan Hiscoke 21:22, 31 Harry Kendall 22:10, 61 Lauren Carr 24:30, 114 Emma Magee 28:22, 121 Alex Magee 28:35, 170 Jean Lyle 33:14, 207 John Drennan 42:49, 222 Alison Ford 53:00

Cardiff Parkrun: 77 Dani Waters 20:54, 106 Antony Waters 21:46
Victoria Dock Parkrun: Steve Wright 24:44

Torbay 10K: 53 Keith Belt 50:08

Torbay Half Marathon: 19 Harry Harrison 1:23:46, 26 Alex Magee 1:26:11, 67 Colin Peters 1:32:31, 75 Jon Hiscoke 1:33:27, 102 Ben Reed 1:37:13, 313 Rory Treharne 1:56:33, 381 Ellie Jordan 2:00:53, 397 Karen Thompson 2:02:09, 504 Neil Jordain 2:11:08, 511 Mark Holman 2:12:15, 593 Kassie West 2:19:57, 724 Chris Reece 2:44:36, 725 Steph Bartlett 2:44:36, 731 Dave Cubberley 2:46:37, 751 Laura Cooper 2:59:02, 752 Alison Ford 2:59:35

The CapTEN: 35 Matthew Dalton 1:49:41

Total Coastal half: 14 Claire Cornish 2:53:07

Total Coastal ultra: 6 Matthew Dalton 6:24:01.