Results for the Shakespeare Marathon and Half Marathon, 07-May-2017

Thanks to Mitch for the following report:

Yet another superbly well organised event today. Cool to start, but soon warmed up. Great support on route, especially on the lap around the town. Five water stations and plenty of water for those doing both laps for the full marathon. Talking of which, bumped into Hamilton at the start and Jackie and I ran the first 4 miles with him. He was having a ‘rest day’ today, just doing the full marathon, following his recent spate of midweek ultras. Lost count of the number of times the mere glimpse of a blue and gold vest prompted the question “Where’s Imran today?”. Fortunately, on this occasion, I knew the answer, as he was doing the Lichfield half marathon, thereby joining Jackie and myself in completing 8 races in 9 days (just over 56 miles). Well done mate, I’m sure your ‘Bookface’ public will be delighted at your achievement J Time for a rest now……

Btw, interesting medals, picturing Puck, the hogoblin in Act 2 Scene1 of Shakepeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and citing his quotation “I’ll put a girdle round the earth in forty minutes”. Good quiz question that……

Photos by Hamilton:

2017-Shakespeare-half-and-full (photos by Hamilton Ngan)

Results:

http://results.sporthive.com/events/6267266611049494016

Half-marathon:

Overall Position Name Guntime Chiptime Category Category Position Gender Gender Position
281 Steve Colbourne 01:44:28 01:42:45 M60 6 m 255
375 Al Harris 01:48:13 01:45:29 MSEN 105 m 307
1378 Mitch Timms 02:16:37 02:10:42 M55 47 m 858
1379 Jackie Timms 02:16:37 02:10:42 F45 55 f 432

Marathon:

Overall Position Name Guntime Chiptime Category Category Position Gender Gender Position
428 Hamilton Ngan 04:34:13 04:28:18 M45 68 m 337

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