Runners on course

June 2nd, 2011 by News Desk

Ashford Athletics Club men’s team are currently joint top of the East Kent Road Relays after a successful first two races at Folkestone and Minnis Bay.
At the first race at Folkestone the men’s squad of Matt Hogben, Matt Britton, Jack Wreathall and Anthony Forsyth finished only 14 seconds behind Invicta East Kent over the 59 minute race. The senior women’s Team of Amelia Jones, Kate Funnell and Chloe Forsyth also finished in second place behind Folkestone Running Club.
The Club also fielded a Vets women team who finished in second place behind Deal Tri with Candy Hawkins, Lesley Hall and Jenny Brown capping off a brilliant set of results for the club. The club also fielded a men’s B and C team with the B Team finishing in sixth place and the C Team in seventh respectively.

The second race at Minnis Bay took place last week and this time Matt Britton, Anthony Forsyth, Matt Hogben and Warren Uden managed to overhaul Invicta to win the race in an excellent time of 50 minutes.
Matt Britton produced an excellent run, running the 3.6 kilometre course in 11:59 and was just behind the quickest runner of the night. The men’s Team are now level on points with Invicta going into the third race at Victoria Park, Ashford on Tuesday June 7.

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