Reports

Endurance Life Gower Ultra Marathon - 28/11/16

Alexandra Cook won the Endurance Life Gower Ultra Marathon (35 miles) in 5hrs 43m27s, a time which placed her 4th overall in the mixed event.


Percival 5 miles - 28/11/16

Ilona Kraiuzaite finished 12th in the Perival 5 miles in 37m 37s.


Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 27/11/16

At Wimbledon Park, Ellen Weir finished 2nd in 07:56, Ruper Ferguson finished 3rd in 08:31 and Seb Cockerell finished 4th in 08:33. At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 54th in 12:30.


Match vs Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers, Sheen Cross - 27/11/16

Gordon Pearce topped the podium in a fine 37m 33s and, well supported by Anthony Doolittle in 6th and Brian Thursby-Pelham in 7th, led Thames to a fine win in the team race. This brings Alex Mackula’s record as 2nd Team Captain for the season to 2 wins and a 2nd place – outstanding form and much better than your Club Captain.

Pos Name Club Time
1. Gordon Pearce Thames H&H 37:33
2. Matt Atkins K&P 38:15
3. Michael Huntley K&P 40:42
4. Nick Bennett Milocarians 41:03
5. William Clamp Milocarians 41:16
6. Anthony Doolittle Thames H&H 41:34
7. Brian Thursby-Pelham Thames H&H 41:39
8. Rory Jordan Milocarians 41:41
9. Hamish Waring Milocarians 41:47
10. Nick Wood Milocarians 41:49
11. Alex Mackula Thames H&H 42:33
16. David Crowther Thames H&H 43:33
18. Jpe Chang Thames H&H 46:07
20. Matt Beaney Thames H&H 48:13

parkrun Weekly Roundup - 26/11/16

Fourteen Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns.

Position Gender Position parkrunner Run Time Event
1 1 Euan LEES 17:54 Richmond Park #480
40 35 Richard CRAIG-MCFEELY 20:13 Fulham Palace #166
26 26 Henry JONES 20:19 Wimbledon Common #521
12 1 Joanna SHILLINGTON 20:23 Buckingham #136
40 2 Claire ALTMANN 20:50 Richmond Park #480
35 35 Andrew LENON 20:56 Wimbledon Common #521
68 65 Darren SELWOOD 21:28 Nonsuch #273
18 4 Anna GARNIER 22:23 Belton House #47
67 7 Ilona KRIAUZAITE 22:57 Gunnersbury #262
170 150 Jim FOSTER 24:13 Nonsuch #273
257 81 Frances WEIR 29:15 Fulham Palace #166
259 178 Andy WEIR 29:15 Fulham Palace #166
294 203 Colin PRICE 30:35 Wimbledon Common #521
398 262 Fred CROFT 40:39 Richmond Park #480

Oxford-Cambridge Cross-Country Races 2016 - 21/11/16

The teams for the 126th Gentlemen’s and 41st Ladies’ University Cross-Country Races have been announced.

OXFORD LADIES
Dani Chattenton (Wadham)+
Helene Greenwood (University)*+
Sarah McCuaig (St. Hilda’s)+
Bethanie Murray (Jesus)+
Hannah Plaschkes (New College)
Helen Record (Trinity)
Sophia Saller (St. Catherine’s)+

CAMBRIDGE LADIES
Elizabeth Apsley (Pembroke)+
Niamh Bridson Hubbard (Magdalene)
Kate Curran (Corpus Christi)*
Rebecca Frake (Corpus Christi)
Rachel Longstaff (Magdalene)
Hannah Morton (St. Catharine’s)
Emily Ruane (Magdalene)+

OXFORD GENTLEMEN
William Christofi (University)+
Luke Cotter (St. Catherine’s)+
Alex Howard (Christ Church)+
Luuk Metselaar (St. John’s)+
Daniel Mulryan (Trinity)
James Parkinson (Jesus)+
John Spill (Jesus)
Miles Weatherseed (Lady Margaret Hall)
Non-running captain: Miles Chandler (Lady Margaret Hall)+

CAMBRIDGE GENTLEMEN
MacGregor Cox (Robinson)+
Phillip Crout (St. Catharine’s)+
Oliver Fox (Robinson)
George Gathercole (Caius)+
Bijan Mazaheri (Emmanuel)
Patrick Roddy (Robinson)*+
William Ryle-Hodges (Magdalene)+
David Wilson (Jesus)

* denotes captain
+ denotes old Blue

The schedule for the day is as follows:

- 1.00 p.m. - 25th Old Blues' Race Mob Match (4 miles) - all alumni welcome
- 2.00 p.m. - 41st Ladies' Race (4 miles) – 7-a-side, 5-to-score
- 2.45 p.m. - 126th Gentlemen's Race (7.5 miles) – 8-a-side, 6-to-score.

Oxford currently lead the gentlemen's series by 63 wins to 62, the ladies' series by 23 wins to 17 and the Old Blues’ series by 15 wins to 9.
The venue is the Thames H&H’s headquarters at the Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Fields, Roehampton Vale, London, SW15 3PQ.


Gosport Half-Marathon - 20/11/16

James McMullan and Alex Mackula contested the Gosport Half Marathon. In a wet and windy race, James finished a fine 2nd in 1hr 11m 04s. Alex finished a solid 110th in 1hr 26m 42s after what can only be described as a Steve Jones Blackfriars bridge moment mid-race.


Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 20/11/16

At Wimbledon Park, Seb Cockerell won in 8:55. At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 29th in 12:27.


London Cross-Country Championships< Parliament Hill - 19/11/16

The men’s team replicated their result of 2015 finishing 4th. Richard Kowenicki was our top-placed finisher in 12th with Gordon Pearce (26th), Martin Shore (28th) and Simon Wurr (49th) supporting well. Ed Catmur (153rd) also braved the course. In the ladies Katy Hedgethorne had a fantastic run to finish 6th. Vikki Filsell (77th) and Jess Davis (145th) closed the Thames contingent.

Men: 4th place

Pos Name Time
12. Richard Kowenicki 32:48
26. Gordon Pearce 34:02
28. Martin Shore 34:06
49. Simon Wurr 35:27
153. Ed Catmur 38:29


Ladies

Pos Name Time
6. Katy Hedgethorne 22:38
77. Vikki Filsell 26:16
145. Jess Davies 28:37

parkrun Weekly Roundup - 19/11/16

Eight Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns.

Position Gender Position parkrunner Run Time Event
5 5 Iain SHERIDAN 18:47 Ally Pally #252
23 2 Ruth WALLACE 20:14 Frimley Lodge #354
29 28 Andrew LENON 20:58 Wimbledon Common #520
70 1 Vicki WEBB 22:08 Nonsuch #272
160 131 Jim FOSTER 25:49 Wimbledon Common #520
93 63 Jim STEPHENSON 30:11 Crane Park #237
277 191 James FERGUSON 30:25 Wimbledon Common #520
285 194 David C JENKINS 30:47 Wimbledon Common #520

Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 13/11/16

At Wimbledon Park, Seb Cockerell finished 5th in 8:46. At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 69th in 12:59.


Surrey League (men) Division 1, Round II, Coulsdon - 12/11/16

The second leg of the men’s Surrey League took place at Farthing Down. Thames put in a solid performance to finish 5th team and to further strengthen our Div 1 status. James McMullan led the team hom in a fine 6th in 29m13s and James Chettle opened his season in an excellent 16th and 2nd Thames man home. Gordon Pearce (23rd), Martin Shore (27th), Jim Allchin (32nd) and Simon Wurr (35th) provided strong, middle-order packing to keep us in the mix and Toby Pearson (52nd), Brian Thursby-Pelham (74th), Anthony Doolittle (85th) and Richard Hewitt (86th) closed out the team in style. Alex Mackula and Henry Jones complete the Thames contingent.

6 James McMullan 29m13s
16 James Chettle  30m02s
23 Gordon Pearce 30m38s
27 Martin Shore 30m47s
32 Jim Allchin 31m01s
35 Simon Wurr 31m14s
52 Toby Pearson 32m10s
74 Brian Thursby-Pelham 33m02s
85 Anthony Doolittle 34m35s
86 Richard Hewitt  34m46s
128 Alex Mackula 35m28s 
148 Henry Jones 37m43s

British & Irish Masters International, Glasgow - 12/11/16

Four Thames members contested the Home International in Glasgow. In the MV40, Howard Bristow running for England led from start to finish to win by 26s in 24m 08s, almost winning the MV35 race to boot leading both fields for 3 of the 4 laps. In the V45s, Don Naylor representing Wales took gold by 6s in 24m 49s. In the MV50 Ben Reynolds representing England had a close tussle throughout the race with the eventual winner Paul Ward, finishing 2nd by 5s in 25m 07s. The team took gold. In the WV60 and battling lack of sleep, Anna Garnier finished 6th and 3rd England scorer as the team took a fine silver.


parkrun Weekly Roundup - 12/11/16

Nine Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns.

Position Gender Position parkrunner Run Time Event
9 8 James FERGUSON 20:04 Bicester #31
26 25 Richard CRAIG-MCFEELY 20:10 Fulham Palace #164
26 1 Claire ALTMANN 21:11 Richmond #478
17 16 Andrew LENON 21:25 Wimbledon Common #519
34 31 Darren SELWOOD 21:27 Nonusch #271
23 23 Rob TURNER 22:17 Portsmouth Lakeside #29
20 19 Rupert FERGUSON 22:38 Bicester #31
76 13 Ilona KRIAUZAITE 23:31 Aberdeen #271
226 145 Fred CROFT 44:44 Richmond #478

2016 Oxford-Cambridge Cross-Country Races - 9/11/16

We will be hosting the 2016 Varsity Cross-Country Races on on Saturday 3rd December 2016. The schedule for the day is:

- 1.00 p.m. - 25th Old Blues' Race (4 miles) - all alumni welcome
- 2.00 p.m. - 41st Ladies' Race (4 miles)
- 2.45 p.m. - 126th Gentlemen's Race (7.5 miles).

Oxford currently lead the gentlemen's series by 63 wins to 62 and the the ladies' series by 23 wins to 17.
The venue is our headquarters the Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Fields, Roehampton Vale, London, SW15 3PQ.


Junior parkrun Weekly Roundup - 6/11/16

At Wimbledon Park, Ellen Weir finished 2nd in 8:02, Sebastian Cockerell finished 6th in 8:37 and Rupert Ferguson finished 9th in 9:00. At Surbiton, Lucy Molden finished 55th in 12:22.


Bank of England Match, Richmond Park - 5/11/16

Alex Mackula rallied a strong team of 17 runners for the Bank Of England Match on 5th November. On a dry and clear autumnal day, sound packing from Thames led to victory in the 4, 6 and 16 to score matches. At the sharp end Jim Allchin led Thames home in 2nd in 25m 53s followed by your Captain in 3rd making his come-back from injury in 26m 14s. Brian Thursby-Pelham was 3rd Thames man home in 4th in 27m 50s. Liz Stavreski was 2nd lady home and 22nd overall in 31m 42s.

1 Richard McDowell HW 25m10s
2 Jim Allchin TH&H 25m53s
3 Matt Jones TH&H 26m14s
4 Brian Thursby-Pelham TH&H 27m50s
5 George Longworth HW 28m12s
6 Rob Tuer HW 28m36s
7 Adam Harwood HW 28m57s
8 Alex Mackula (c) TH&H 29m00s
9 Joe Chang TH&H 29m13s
10 David Crowther TH&H 29m18s
22 Liz Stavreski TH&H 30m42s
26 Vikki Filsell TH&H 32m23s

parkrun Weekly Roundup - 5/11/16

Seventeen Saltires were in action in weekly parkruns. There were second places for Gordon Pearce at Finsbury and Nic Gould at Richmond

Position Gender Position parkrunner Run Time Event
2 2 Gordon PEARCE 16:29 Finsbury #348
2 2 Nic GOULD 16:44 Richmond #477
43 41 Andy WEIR 20:49 Wimbledon Common #518
49 47 Andrew LENON 20:56 Wimbledon Common #518
52 49 Darren SELWOOD 21:05 Nonusch #270
64 6 Claire ALTMANN 21:09 Richmond #477
31 11 Anna GARNIER 21:41 Peterborough #176
82 11 Annette GOULD 22:01 Richmond #477
112 105 Rupert FERGUSON 23:08 Wimbledon Common #518
133 119 Bruce BLACKSHAW 24:00 Nonusch #270
136 20 Karen JONES 24:18 Frimley Lodge #352
257 199 James FERGUSON 27:12 Wimbledon Common #518
339 235 Andrew SIMON 29:59 Wimbledon Common #518
112 71 Jim STEPHENSON 30:24 Crane Park #235
355 243 Colin PRICE 31:00 Wimbledon Common #518
365 120 Denise BARNETT 31:21 Wimbledon Common #518
471 310 Fred CROFT 40:59 Richmond #477


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