Seaton Parkrun success for Adam Hennessey

PUBLISHED: 12:50 14 June 2018




Honiton RC’s Adam Hennessey won the latest Seaton Parkrun, writes Dave Mutter.

Adam’s time was 18:26 and that was almost a minute faster than AVR’s Matt Hewer, who took second with his time being 19:22.

Nick Thomas of Telford AC took third place in a time of 20:21.

Megan Stovell was the first female home, completing the run in 22:15 with AVR’s Kerry Board the second female home in a time of 22:36.

In other AVR news, Keith Agland ran the Exeter Riverside Parkrun, finishing 75th and first male over 60 in 23:38.

Graham and Diane Newton lined up with nearly 400 other runners in front of the beautiful Montacute House in Somerset to run the Parkrun there.

The course is a little challenging as it is all off-road and quite undulating, ending in a fairly steep hill.

However, Graham managed to finish 34th in a very good time of 22:59, and first in his age group.

He also managed to achieve the highest age graded percentage of the day in 75.85 per cent.

Diane also had a good run finishing in a very respectable 33:59 and second in her age group.

Peter Johns was the only qualified runner in AVR’s June junior handicap, which he completed in a time of 12:17.

He now leads the junior rankings with 102 points with Sam Eyre in second with 84 and Naomi Glennie third with 69.

Lee Moran won the senior handicap in 23:22 with Nick Adams taking second place in 27:37.

Lou Tucker was third in a time of 25:12.

Anthony Chadwick and Kerry Board lead the senior rankings with 89 points, closely followed by Kevin Feeney on 86.

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