Davos Mountain Races, Switzerland - 26/7/08
David Symons placed an impressive third place in the 20 mile event run over the mountains of Klosters and Davos, inspired to compete in the full 78km event next year....
For inspiration see: http://www.swiss-image.ch/slideshow/?event=swisslapine2008&s=f
Wedding Day 7km, Bushy Park - 25/7/08
Darren Talbot led home the Thames men to another team victory, with team members Stuart, Tom and Andy hot on his heels to retain the Bushy Park stag. Sonia O'Sullivan was once more the quickest lady on the day to complete a victorious Thames ladies team with Vikki and Madalaine. Maureen Poole also showed good form to take second place in her age group. Congratulations to all!
1 0:22:36 TALBOT, Darren Senior Men 82.01% 2 0:22:51 MAJOR, Stuart Senior Men 82.90% 5 0:23:43 KINGSNORTH, Tom Senior Men 78.15% 7 0:24:02 ANDY, Weir Vet Men 40-49 79.90% 16 0:25:14 MOORE, David Vet Men 40-49 77.79% 17 0:25:20 O'SULLIVAN, Sonia Vet Ladies 35-44 83.62% 18 0:25:22 MOLDEN, Simon Senior Men 73.07% 32 0:26:40 COOPER, Charles Senior Men 69.51% 88 0:29:58 FILSELL, Vikki Vet Ladies 35-44 72.43% 95 0:30:17 SPACIE, Keith Vet Men 60+ 86.14% 152 0:32:07 ANSELL, Maddalaine Vet Ladies 35-44 64.41% 189 0:33:16 IRVINE, Alistair Vet Men 40-49 59.00% 205 0:33:51 POOLE, Maureen Vet Ladies 55+ 74.27%For full results see: http://www.sportsystems.net/weddingday/Scripts/default.asp
The Surrey Slog, Holmbury Hill - 20/7/08
A half marathon that bills itself as "not for the fainthearted" saw the fearless Thames ladies in action with Liz Stavreski finishing first lady with Vikki Filsell not far behind in seventh spot. Also good to see James Bogue running in the saltire once more.
Elmbridge 10km - 20/7/08
Dan Pescod and Charles Copper appear to have duelled over the course to both record the same time of 38:40 with Charles given 70th to Dan's 71st spot!
WCTT 5km - 19/7/08
David Symons and Ian Higgins placed first and second, with Keith, Al, Anna and the ladies captain also present.
Claygate 5mile - 13/7/08
The TH&H vets put on a good show at the Claygate Five. Keith and Anna paced each other over a muddy splashy course on a gorgeous sunny day at what is a very "English" event. Anna placed 2nd Super vet with Keith a couple of seconds behind and Maureen and Di close on their heels.
BPTT 5km - 12/7/08
Lucy Hasell started her hen weekend with a sprightly run to place 2nd with 17:22 in a quality ladies field, with chief hen Dorchie Cockerell placing 6th in 18:34. The Thames men, surely not invited to the party, were also in form, with John MacFarlane placing 2nd with 15.41 and Will Cockerell 3rd with 16:17.
JP Morgan Corporate Challenge 3.5 miles - 9/7/08
Darren Talbot put in a fine 17.34 to place third in a field of 13,000 on a wet and windy evening in Battersea Park.
WCTT 5km - 5/7/08
New member George Garnier is fast becoming our most prolific Summer racer, with another victory at the WCTT, taking him into sixth spot in the TH&H WCTT league table.