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Brinklow Handicap - May 2021

on May 28, 2021

Who’d have thought when charging around the lanes of Church Lawford in September 2019, that our next handicap event wouldn’t be for another 20 months?! On 27th May, Sphinx AC gathered in Brinklow to race the first handicap of the 2021 series. 46 runners attended, some for the first time, and some achieving course personal bests. Many thanks to our handicap organisers for a smoothly run event, as well as those who gave up their time to volunteer and marshal on the night.

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Sphinx Half Marathon Handicap - April 2021

on May 4, 2021

Well done to everybody who took part in the virtual Half Marathon handicap for April. We had 28 runners in total, with 20 beating their predicted times. Congratulations to Caroline O’Brien for crossing the virtual finish line first, beating her predicted time by over 7 minutes and 36 seconds. Steve Zouch and Sue Gough completed the podium places respectively, both also beating their predicted times by over 7 minutes, with Steve finishing only 4 seconds behind the leader.

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Resumption of Junior Training on a Monday Night

on April 1, 2021

We are happy to announce that our junior track nights at Lyng Hall will be returning on Monday 26th April. Due to upcoming bank holidays, training will not be held on 3rd May, and 31st May, however it will continue in the weeks around these dates. Please keep your eyes on your inbox as further emails and updates will be sent out in the coming weeks, including COVID-safety guidance, as well as restrictions, i.

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Sphinx 10km Handicap - March 2021

on April 1, 2021

Well done to everybody who took part in the virtual 10km handicap for March. We had 39 runners in total, with 17 beating their predicted times. Congratulations to Peter Whitehouse for crossing the virtual finish line first, beating his predicted time by almost 4 minutes. Lorraine Smith and Clare Taylor completed the podium places respectively, both beating their predicted times by over 100 seconds. Don’t forget, the April Half Marathon handicap has now begun, and will continue until the end of the month.

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