Selected Serpentine race results from the weekend

This week's round-up includes the Athens Marathon, the Bath Hilly Ultra 10k, the Grand Union Canal Half Marathon and parkrun. Cross country results for the Met and Sunday Leagues aren't out yet, but we had another good turnout, with several newcomers joining the fray.

Athens Marathon

Lee Wilkinson, John Higgins, Warren Brayn and Frederic Gabern all completed this classic marathon in under 3 hours 30 minutes.  

Bath Hilly Ultra 10k

Roger Corbett came 9th in a time of 1:04:13, with Kathleen Corbett finishing in 30th place in 1:24:50. The race was won by Jared Linden (alas, not a Serpie) in a new course record of 48:53.

Grand Union Canal Half Marathon

Nick Purser ran 1:33:30, ranking 37th overall, with Francis Markey not far behind in 1:38:18 (58th).  


Gideon Reid won at Wormwood Scrubs in 19:36, Rhys Pippard won silver at Lydney parkrun in 19:37, Kemuel Solomon was 3rd at South Norwood in 19:52, Stephen McCarroll finished 3rd at Marlay parkrun in 18:10, Theo Highland was 5th at Portobello parkun in Edinburgh in 19:20, Nicholas Towell came 7th at Chelmsford Central in 18:45, Ian Cook was 10th at Finsbury parkrun in 19:02 and Jonathan Rae finished 12th at Brockwell parkrun in 19:15.

Full consolidated Serpentine results. If your name is missing, please update your parkrun profile with Serpentine RC as your club.

Well done to all Serpies who competed at the weekend! 

Get involved!

For future weeks, if you would like to see your performance included, please email me a brief race report plus photos or videos if you have them by eod Monday. All levels are welcome!

Have a good week,
Eda Korkmaz

Submitted: 13 November 2017