Virtual League Racing Series – Race 59

Despite my absence through illness we missed out on keeping our Age-graded top spot by less than 1%. Excellent performances and turnout. All being well I’ll manage to post an effort for the last race of the series – Week 60!

And, as I can’t resist, another photo from the Alf Scorer Collection. From left to right Jack Sankey, a young Peter Markham [Leicester WC] and the great Lol Allen [Sheffield UH].

I think this might well be the same race as featured in last week’s image of Jack, John Dowling and Albert Staines, suggesting it is an Open race rather than a championship, Chris Bolton wonders if it might be either the Sheffield or Gomersal 15 miles.

Virtual League Racing Series – Race 59  

1 South West Veterans AC (79.65%)
2 Lancashire Walking Club (78.82%)
3 Manx Harriers (72.73%)
4 Birchfield Harriers (70.97%)
5 Sarnia Walking Club (70.77%)
6 Quickstep Fitness (65.37%) – USA (56.77%)

1 Manx Harriers (27)
2 South West Veterans AC (34)
3 Lancashire Walking Club (41)
4 Birchfield Harriers (46)
5 Sarnia Walking Club (60)
6 Quickstep Fitness (69) – USA (158)

Our team as follows:

Dave Evans M70 88.45% Lancs WC 11:21.0

Greg Smith M65 76.05% Lancs WC 12:25.0

Guy Goodair M80 71.96% Lancs WC 16:23.0

Martin Payne M60 69.56% Lancs WC 12:35.0

Roy Gunnett M70 68.72% Lancs WC 14:48.0

Tony Bell M55 63.66% Lancs WC 13:21.0

If you’re participating in our monthy 3k time trial, don’t forget to submit your times by midnight, May 31st

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