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Snake Lane 10 – Feb 2013

This is a quality event, and ranks as one of my favourite races in the running calendar.  Pretty flat 10 mile road race, well organised and…well… just a great course.

This was my fifth Snake Lane, and for the first time it was chipped.  It felt much busier at the starting line and checking the results there were 752 finishers in 2013 compared to 695 the previous year.

I felt strong for the first six or seven miles, but the last two miles were tough.  There was a cold, biting wind and I was glad I wrapped up warm!  Managed to catch up both Jim P and Sharon W but wasn’t able to get to Mark H (running well for Wardy).

I was only two seconds off my 10 mile PB but serves me right for not knowing what my PB actually was until I got home and checked.  I don’t mind though.  Feel really pleased with my time and know I can come back next year and have another crack at it.

Well done to the other Abbeys on their times.  (John Halliwell always seems to do well on this I’ve noticed!)

Thanks for reading!
Jim Whittaker

Pos    Num    Forename    Surname    Cat    Team/Clube    Perf%    ChipTime    FinishTime   
124 375 John Halliwell Vet Men (45-49) Abbey Runners 74.77 01:05:30 01:05:43
136 279 Leanne Farmery Hague Vet Ladies (35-39) Abbey Runners 76.16 01:06:32 01:06:47
177 946 John Ward Vet Men (60-69) Abbey Runners 79.50 01:08:20 01:08:34
233 972 James Whittaker Vet Men (45-49) Abbey Runners 66.92 01:10:45 01:11:12
257 999 Sharon Woodruff Vet Ladies (35-39) Abbey Runners 68.27 01:12:06 01:12:20
276 712 Jim Perkins Vet Men (40-44) Abbey Runners 64.05 01:13:04 01:13:18
335 49 Jenny Beasley Senior Ladies Abbey Runners 64.85 01:15:57 01:16:09
390 982 Elizabeth Willis Vet Ladies (45-49) Abbey Runners 69.73 01:18:20 01:18:42
408 111 Garry Brownbridge Vet Men (50-54) Abbey Runners 63.77 01:19:01 01:19:35
510 373 Jane Hallam Vet Ladies (45-49) Abbey Runners 65.34 01:23:30 01:24:00
596 848 Sue Speak Vet Ladies (55-59) Abbey Runners 66.24 01:29:30 01:30:18


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2 thoughts on “Snake Lane 10 – Feb 2013”

  1. I would love to claim this PB but unfortunately I’m out of action with a stress fracture… I had a doppelgänger running under my number. Hopefully I should be back in my runners for April. Good running everyone.

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