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Summer Mob Match Results (Final Round)

Thank you Kevin for organising another fantastic virtual mob match, and for his below write-up. An email has been sent out to all seniors with more detailed series results. Firstly, thank you to each and every one who gave up their time and ran. Without us all running, there simply is no competition. Here are the results for the Summer edition: Northbrook AC - 43 runners - 62.06% average age grade

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Sphinx Virtual Handicap - July (Race 3)

Well done to everybody who competed in the third edition of the Sphinx Virtual Handicap. A number of injuries left the field a little fewer than in prior months, but a good turnout nonetheless with 42 runners crossing the finish line. Our July winner was Michael Gough, beating his predicted time by a comfortable two minutes and twelve seconds. Following Michael and in second place was Jo Channer, knocking over FIVE minutes off her June result.

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Sphinx Virtual Handicap Results - June (Race 2)

Well done to all who competed in the second instalment of the Sphinx Virtual Handicap Series. Much like last month, runners were made to choose between racing in blistering heat or torrential rain! Despite that, 53 runners crossed the line - a great turnout. First over the line was Vickie Hand, knocking an impressive 2:37 off her time from last month. Chasing Vickie was Matt Mold in second place, improving on his May performance by 3 minutes!

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Sphinx Virtual Handicap Results - May (Race 1)

Well done and thank you to all who took part in the inaugural Sphinx Virtual Handicap. The event was a rousing success with 55 runners crossing the finishing line. Conditions were tough as competitors were forced to choose between running in heat or a hurricane, but in spite of that many of our athletes recorded impressive personal bests! A baffling number of runners managed to crossed the line at the exact same time giving the organiser a considerable headache with allocating position points!

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Spring Mob Match Results (Round 3)

Thank you Kevin for organising this virtual competition with our fellow Coventry clubs, and for his write up below. Also, a big thank you and congratulations to all Sphinx runners who took part and won us yet another Mob Match! Firstly, thank you all who took part in out parkrun mob match and running your little socks off! With ages ranging from 9 to 66 (I’ll let you guess who that may be), it shows the broad range of people we have in the club.

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2020 Summer 5

Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus we have made the decision to cancel the Summer 5 this year. If you have already entered then you will receive an email from our race director to confirm details of your refund.

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Dave Phillips MBE

Sphinx would like to congratulate Dave Phillips from Masseys on receiving an MBE for all his fundraising for charity through running.

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Coombe 8 2019 Results

All the times and positions from the 2019 Coombe 8 race

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Coombe 8

Thank you to Paul Bergin for the following write up of Coombe 8. Final results will be provided in the next post  As ever the race at Coombe Country Park starts with the course set-up on Saturday. The volunteers are split into two teams to lay out the two main areas of the race - this year the team leaders where the ever-dependable Wayne Broadbent and Jackie Stuart. In addition we had another old faithful in the shape of Kev Naughton and two of our new members, Graham Mulvaney and Sam Ward and joined later by Sally-Ann and her daughter Phoebe.

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Birmingham half marathon

Well done to those who took part in this half marathon...…..well I hear it was cut a bit short! Results are in | Name | Time | | --- | --- | | Pawel Langer | 01:11:24 | | Ian Gower | 01:15:29 | | Barry Allen | 01:18:50 | | Lucian Morogan | 01:19:58 | | graham Nicholson | 01:26:01 | | ANDREW TAYLOR | 01:34:29 | | Rachael Allen | 01:42:18 | | Karen Timothy | 01:43:26 | | Ian Ward | 01:43:27 |

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