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Recent news and results from Sphinx runners, friends and other local clubs & races

Sphinx AC Coombe 8 - Now Open for Entry

on September 22, 2021

Sphinx AC are excited to announce that the 2021 edition of our ‘Coombe 8’ race will be going ahead and taking place on Sunday 28th November, starting at 10am. You can enter via RunBritain here. The entry limit is 400 and you must be a minimum of 17 years to enter. The course is 8 miles and multi-terrain. The race will take place at Coombe Abbey, Brinklow Road, Coventry, CV3 2AB.

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Church Lawford Handicap - September 2021

on September 18, 2021

Congratulations to all runners who took part in our final handicap, which took place at Church Lawford. Thank you to all our organisers and volunteers throughout this years handicap series. Well done to Liz Mckinlay who took 1st place, and to Anthony O’Brien and Carolien O’Brien who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively. A big well done for Sergio Torija who set another new course record. Liz Mckinlay - 00:44:17 Anthony O’Brien - 00:41:58 Caroline O’Brien - 00:48:37 Victoria O’Brien - 00:46:29 Sally-Anne Tully - 01:09:04 Collin Taylor - 00:39:22 Wayne Broadbent - 00:40:27 Pawel Langer - 00:31:45 Allen El-Sour - 00:32:05 Phil Wilson - 00:45:07 Sue Gough - 00:44:39 Sergio Torija - 00:29:58 Tom Marchi - 00:57:34 Jack Edwards - 00:31:37 Craig Robinson - 00:39:43

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GRANDBOROUGH HANDICAP - AUGUST 2021

on September 12, 2021

Congratulations to all runners who took part in the Grandborough handicap for August. Thank you to all our organisers and volunteers for once again arranging a great, safe event. Well done to William Robertson who took 1st place, and to Anne Cartwright and Paul Slatford, who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively. A big well done for Sergio Torija who set a new course record. William Robertson - 00:35:53 Anne Cartwright - 00:54:57 Paul Slatford - 00:34:20 Sarah Goodland - 00:43:07 Mark Norman - 00:36:16 Bobby Hartwell - 00:39:02 Clare Taylor - 00:43:13 Liz Mckinlay - 00:41:00 Steve Court - 00:39:50 Marc Matterson - 00:32:09 Natalie Zouch - 00:44:52 Matthew Mold - 00:33:42 Sue Gough - 00:39:49 Andy Wilkinson - 00:52:09 Collin Taylor - 00:35:40 Allen El-Sour - 00:28:46 Bryan Pears - 00:35:02 Emma Handley - 00:39:36 Dave McLean - 00:33:23 Katie Harvey - 00:37:36 Craig Robinson - 00:33:42 Jon Allen - 00:40:28 Allan Howling - 00:30:09 Pawel Langer - 00:28:46 Ann Mosby - 00:32:37 Sam Ward - 00:36:08 Caroline O’Brien - 00:43:56 Lorraine Smith - 00:40:29 Sergio Torija - 00:27:14 Jack Edwards - 00:27:47 Ian Cunningham - 00:46:28 Mark Moran - 00:40:01 David Gamez Morris - 00:32:35 Phil Wilson - 00:41:26 Rob Wheatley - 00:32:48 Steve Zouch - 00:47:13 Top 10 Men and Women in time order:

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Parkrun Results - 14th August 2021

on August 15, 2021

Congratulations to all Sphinx AC runners who took part in parkruns across the country on 14th August. Well done to David Brewis for his 2nd place finish at Coventry. Coventry parkrun 2(2) - David BREWIS - 00:17:09 9(8) - Pawel LANGER - 00:18:21 30(28) - Jack EDWARDS - 00:20:53 38(36) - Allan HOWLING - 00:21:11 48(45) - Louis CARVER - 00:22:00 60(54) - Paul SLATFORD - 00:22:22 100(88) - William ROBERTSON - 00:23:46

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