Buckingham’s 51st Park Run on 18th April saw 30 runners from Buckingham and Stowe Running Club in action in one of their nominated club championship races.
The conditions were just about perfect and the competitive spirit on the day produced an amazing tally of 15 new personal-best times.
First home for the men was Richard Batchelor in 19:25, followed by Kevin Brown in 19:47 (new PB) and 3rd was Ian McPartlan in 20:17 (new PB).
For the ladies, first place was Emily Bowen in 20:32 (new PB), followed by Laura Penny in 23:43 and 3rd was Sue Baker in 24:48 (new PB).
Congratulations to all the other runners who achieved new PBs: Steve Thomson- 20:31, Matt Harris- 20:55, Jonathan Fox- 20:58, Ivan Colombo- 22:14, James Newman- 22:16, Chris Usher- 23:28, Anke Black- 25:17, Sarah Gray- 27:08, Loraine Saunders- 27:33, Emma Jenkins-30:20 and Sarah Brooks- 38:29.
Alex & Laura Penny also ran Manchester Marathon on Sunday and both knocked minutes off their pb’s. Alex ran a superb 3hrs 21mins & Laura 3hrs 46mins.
Sara Brooks also clocked up a pb at Flitwick 10k on Sunday in 53mins 55secs.