Oldbury White Horse Sprint triathlon

 

Saturday 5 May saw Joe Browning and Rich Pitts swimming, cycling and running round Calne in the Oldbury White Horse sprint triathlon (400m swim, 20k bike, 5k run).

The last weekend of April saw the triathlon season start in earnest for Dursley Running Club. The international contingent of Mel and Ray Williams completed the Volcano Olympic Triathlon in Lanzarote,

Hawkins in Paris

The weekend of 5/6 March saw Dursley Running Club stalwart Graeme Hawkins cross the Channel to compete in the Paris Marathon.

 

2014 TTG Newent Duathlon

Richard Pitt represented Dursley Running Club at the 2014 TTG Newent Duathlon on 13 April. The run (two sets of 5 K) is through Newent Town via Lakeside, The Crofts, Foley Road and the town itself, while the 18 K cycle route is through picturesque countryside and the flat route via Taynton, Highleadon and Malswick. Richard came 12th overall, placing 3rd in M40-49.

 

Result: 1:16:57 (21:59 run, 35:10 bike, 19:48 run)

Dursley Running Club’s World Record Holder

The 2014 London marathon saw six runners from Dursley Running Club on the start line. For some it was a question of getting around, others matching a personal best or getting a good for age time. For Emma Denton the question was whether she would be a world record holder at the end of her run. Running to raise money for RP Fighting Blindness, Emma ran attired as a giant human eyeball and in doing so sought to become the fastest female runner dressed as an organ.