Latest Road Report – March 2024

Sunday 3rd March saw the return of the Paddock Wood Half Marathon. First home for Medway & Maidstone was Ben Tyler in 9th with a PB of 01:09:30. Other competitors were Jack Tyler (127th) with a debut of 01:18:26, Alun Rodgers (202nd) with a PB and new M55 club record of 01:21:12, Darren Last (527th) with a debut of 01:33:44, Bob Fursey (786th) 01:42:46, Mark Simpson (964th) with a debut of 01:46:04 and Debbie Mantle (1554th) with a debut of 02:06:35.

The Lydd 20 miler took place on Sunday 10th March and three Medway & Maidstone athletes took part. In 3rd overall place (2nd M45) with a PB of 01:53:27 was Anthony Webb. He was followed by Owen Featherstone (23rd) in his debut over this distance in 02:15:17 and Vanessa Vander (185th) in 02:51:10, also a debut over this distance.

The 40th Folkestone 10 miler took place on Good Friday 29th March 2024. From Medway & Maidstone, five athletes took part. First home for the team was Daniel St Martin (8th) in 56:47, Chris Rampling (23rd) in 01:01:04, Alun Rodgers (33rd and 2nd M55) with a new PB of 01:02:45 followed by Emily Hale (84th) in 01:10:30 in her debut over this distance and Vanessa Vander (200th) with a new PB of 01:19:15.

Congratulations to them all!`