The South of the Thames 5-mile Race, Beckenham Park - 28/11/17
The South of the Thames 5 mile championship took place here in glorious sunshine last Saturday. The start was outside the Georgian 'White House' in Beckenham Park
Thames Ladies and a couple of Thames men took part in the SOTCC at the weekend. A fivesome of girls stood anxiously at the start to brave the sharp elbows of a very competitive field. Feisty Liz Stavreski fought bravely to finish 7th, following by Amy Aronson in 11th, Vikki Filsell in 25th and Anri Cohen completing the scoring team in 36th. Anna Garnier was close behind in 40th.
THe Ladies' team finished a very commendable 4th, close behind HHH and two Kent teams and in front of the third Kent team such was Kent's strength and depth.
For the THH men, Gordon Pearce finished in 19th and Adam Freeman-Pask in 95th. It was good to see THH represented by men and ladies on such a lovely day.
HOME INTERNATIONAL GOLDS - 28/11/17
Thames runners play a part in England's victory in Derry in Northern Ireland
On Saturday 18th November four Thames runners left their footprints at the lovely Gransha Park in Londonderry. Ben pictured above, brought home individual and team gold whilst Simon Baines and Anna Garnier won team golds and not to forget that Ifan Lloyd played an important part in the bronze team medal won by Wales.
It is impressive that one club should have four runners selected to run for their countries! Well done ALL
Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 26/11/17
At Wimbledon Park, Seb Cockerell finished 2nd in 8:29. At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 44th in 11:31 and Edward Molden finished 98th in 17:17.
Wilmslow 10km Race - 25/11/17
Katy Hedgethorne, running for Cambridge and Coleridge, was second in 34.45.
Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers' 7-mile Race - 25/11/17
David Symons finished 6th in 42.53. John Bull was 11th in 45.24, Joseph Chang 13th in 47.15, Matthew Beaney 15th in 49.37, Andrea Stehlikova 19th in 52.34, and Andy Robinson 22nd in 58.07.
parkrun Weekly Roundup - 25/11/17
Thirteen Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns.
Last Friday 5km Race, Hyde Park - 24/11/17
Simon Molden finished 3rd (1st V40) in 16:44.
Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 19/11/17
At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 29th in 11:07 and Edward Molden finished 95th in 16:31.
London Championships, Parliament Hill - 18/11/17
Eight Saltires toed the line at the London Championships where Parliament Hill was in appropriately muddy condition. For the Ladies there were fantastic runs from Ruby Woolfe in 9th and Victoria Barthelmess in 10th (not currently in the results) and they were followed by strong performances from Liz Stavreski in 29th and Vikki Filsell in 63rd.
parkrun Weekly Roundup - 18/11/17
Eighteen Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns. There were victories for Gordon Pearce at Finsbury and Martin Shore at Eastleigh.
British & Irish Masters Cross-Country, Derry - 18/11/17
Congratulations to Ben Reynolds who continued his strong recent form with a brilliant gold in the M50/55/60 race. Ben won in 28.28, an eight second margin of victory over his closest England team-mate and led England to victory in the team event.
Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 12/11/17
At Wimbledon Park, Seb Cockerell finished second in 08:35. At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 44th in 11:08 and Edward Molden finished 107th in 17:53.
Second Sunday 5 #31 - 12/11/17
The Second Sunday 5 smashed the 150 barrier with 151 finishers including 16 Saltires. A particular well done to Tom Greenwood, Nic Gould, Rory Spicer and Andrea Stehlikova who doubled up after running the Surrey League the day before. Tom won the race in a fine 30:37 ahead of Neil Chisholm in 2nd.
parkrun Weekly Roundup - 11/11/17
Twelve Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns.
Surrey League Division 1, Round II, Mitcham Common - 11/11/17
The men were in action at Mitcham Common. Despite a great team effort we were unable to match the ladies in staying at the top of the table. However, such was the strength of the opposition that staying in touch with the leaders was as good a performance as our victory in the first fixture.
Surrey League Division 1, Round II (ladies), Nonsuch Park - 11/11/17
Thames were once again at the forefront of the races. Katy Hedgethorne led the way coming a brilliant 3rd and only 12 seconds behind the winner. This was the star Thames performance of the day and Katy also made the trek over to Mitcham to cheer on the men in the afternoon.
Langkawi 70.3 Half-Ironman - 11/11/17
Alison Carpenter won the V55-59 category in 6:11:22. She has qualified for the 70.3 age group World Championships in South Africa next year.
Shepshed 7 - 5/11/17
Anna Garnier won the V55 category, was 14th women overall and 108th in the Shepshed 7.
Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 5/11/17
At Surbiton, Edward Molden finished 101st in 14:10.
45th Thames H&H vs Ranelagh Harriers Mob Match - 4/11/17
After a barren five years, Thames took victory in our annual mob match against friendly rivals Ranelagh. In a 61 to score event, Thames ran out victorious by 3477 points to 4038. It was an excellent day for the club with new and old members running, and a further excellent start to our 150th season. Full results can be found here.
parkrun Weekly Roundup - 4/11/17
A select band of six Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns. Bethan Hopewell took the ladies' victory at Bedford.