Mablethorpe runner earns top five finishes at British Masters

Sharon Wheatley Margarson EMN-150308-162833002
Sharon Wheatley Margarson EMN-150308-162833002

Mablethorpe RC member Rob Hawse was invited to compte at the British Masters AF Championships for the second successive year.

Hawse had done well to earn his place at the championships where he competed in the M35 age category.

Joseph Rice-Mundy was first home for Mablethorpe at Bolingbrooke for the second race running EMN-150308-162843002

Joseph Rice-Mundy was first home for Mablethorpe at Bolingbrooke for the second race running EMN-150308-162843002

He finished fifth in the 1500m in a time of 4min 26.89secs, within five seconds of winner Matt Hibberd, and then ran within half-a-second of his personal best to grab a another fifth place in the 800m with 2.10.43.

* Hawse and Janine Stones joined athletes from all over the country at Loughborough University for Charnwood AC’s latest open meeting.

They both ran the 1500m, in separate races, with Stones clocking 5min 18.34secs, while Hawse ran a season’s best time of 4m.24.69.

An eight-strong Mablethorpe team took part in the second Bolingbroke Breaker 10k last Wednesday and all achieved personal bests over this challenging hilly route around the Lincolnshire Wolds.

Joseph Rice-Mundy (43min 47secs) was first back for the club in 12th overall, while Sharon Wheatley-Margarson was first lady home, in 44th overall, in 52.52.

Other times: 48 Debbie Jinks 53.31, 56 Elaine Wilson 55.26, 71 Andrea Mettam 1hr 04min 45secs, 73 Diane Holmes 1.10.04, 74 Louise Willey in 1.12.34, 75 Helen Rice-Mundy 1.12.35.

East Coast Classic 10k 2015

Mablethorpe Running Club host the seventh East Coast Classic 10k and 3km fun run on Sunday, September 13 from 10.30am (fun run 10am).

Chip-timing will be used for the first time, and the race HQ is at Mablethorpe Athletics Club on Sherwood Road, which has ample parking.

The race starts outside the Lifeboat Station on Mablethorpe’s prom and follows the seafront past Sutton-On-Sea and Sandilands before turning back again to finish at the Lifeboat Station.

The route is flat, traffic-free, well-marshalled with first aid provision and water stations.

Visit www.eastcoastclassic10k.co.uk to enter or download an entry form and return by post.

Entries on the day are permitted, but are £2 more if places remain.