Silson Joggers win veteran’s men’s series trophy

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SILSON Joggers AC produced a strong turn out for the final race of the East Midlands Grand Prix series, the Milton Keynes 10k.

Towcester’s Andy Pacey was first home for the club in 12th spot with a time of 35.13 minutes while Nick Pacey was 24th (second in M45) in 36.30.

In the M45 battle, Kevin Reboul finished fifth (47th overall) to beat Jim Darcy in their fight for third in the individual standings.

Other club finishers were: 123) Paul King (61st in MS) 43.28; 130) Stewart Shears (63rd in MS) 43.35; 131) Richard Davies (64th in MS) 43.36; 135) David Coates (16th in M50) 43.42; 159) Andrew Hoare (7th in M55) 44.26.

Claiming fourth in the F35 overall standings was Ellie Lock, who was ninth in class on the night (235th overall in 47.47).

Meanwhile, Sarah Clark ended the series in the top ten of the Senior Women’s category, with 267th overall on the night (14th in FS).

Madeleine Mortie finished fourth in the F50 standings while Mel Bignell came 
sixth.

The club’s best results, though, came in the senior categories with Allan Lock coming second in the M70 final standings and Tim Hulett claiming victory in the M65 category, which also helped the club win the Veteran Men’s series trophy.

Other runners on the night were Roger Taylor (48.26), Mark Nicholls (48.31), Dave Jarrett (51.12) and Darren Brockwell (52.57).

The club’s Veteran Women’s team ended fifth, as did the Senior Men, while the Senior Women also ended the series in the top ten, in eighth.

Elsewhere, Andy Pacey competed in the Bushey 10k where he finished eighth overall in 34.56 to narrowly miss out on the M40 win.

In Sunday’s NSPCC Milton Keynes Half Marathon, Michael Spencer was 104th overall (27th in M40) in a time of 1.34.04 while David Jarrett came 548th (47th in M50) in a time of 1.57.53.