Search

East Coast Run on Sunday

PUBLISHED: 15:21 21 October 2010

RUNNING: The annual East Coast Run takes place on Sunday.

The start is in St George’s Park at 10.30am and the route takes in the Market Place, Great Yarmouth’s historic quay and also the Seafront Golden Mile.

Pre-race entries have gone well, thanks to the Mercury’s support, but there entries will be possible on the day at the registration tent in St George’s Park.

On the day entries will be available from 8.15am, will be limited and cost £13 for non-club members and £11 for club runners.

All spectators are welcome to come and cheer along the runners. Hot drinks and food will be available from 9am.

The main event last weekend was the North Norfolk Beach Runners’ Holt seven-mile race.

Taking part for the Great Yarmouth Road Runners were Steve and Sylvia Dady, Steve Stringer and Ivan Lees.

First to finish was Steve Dady in a time of 48:24 and 25th out of a field of 171. Steve Stringer came home next in 1-02:42 placed 126th, which was a great effort after racing the day before. He will be looking for a good time in the East Coast Run.

Ivan Lees was close behind in 1-05:36, 134th in the final results. Next back, pushing Ivan and Steve all the way, was Sylvia Dady in 1-07:55, 148th. She is using events like these as training for the Norwich Half-Marathon that comes along soon.

This week’s parkrun was attended by six Great Yarmouth Road Runners.

First home was Andrew Baker in 21:45 for fourth place. Stephen Leeves came home ninth in the pack in 22:27. Paul Westgate finished 17th in 23:21 and was followed by Steve Stringer, who will be racing the the East Coast 10k on Sunday, in 26:49. Peter Spandler came home in 28:27, 35th, beating new club member Linda Carter who finished in 41th in a time of 30:33.

John Bone and Lorrain Dawson ran the Marriots Way race last Sunday and in the final results John finished in 45:45 and was first over 60 while Lorrain ran 51:54 for first in her age group.

Matthew Sutton ran the Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday and finished in 3-14:52, placed 1,049th out of 7,878 finishers. He took 13:9 off his previous best time.

Other Great Yarmouth sport

Mon, 12:37

National road cycling championships will next year be hosted in Norfolk, it has been announced.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Kingfisher Amateur Boxing Club will return to Great Yarmouth’s Hippodrome for a special show, marking 100 years since guns fell silent.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Great Yarmouth Town will be aiming to put another disappointing week behind them on Saturday afternoon when they entertain Godmanchester Rovers in the second round of the FA Vase.

Most Read

Yesterday, 13:10

The man who was killed in a fatal stabbing in Great Yarmouth has been named.

Read more
Norwich Magistrates Court
Mon, 11:17

A man remains in hospital with serious injuries after his car crashed into a telephone pole and tree before landing in a ditch.

Read more
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Mon, 13:37

A man has been arrested on suspicion of multiple driving offences including drink driving in Great Yarmouth.

Read more

Portraits and silhouettes of soldiers, nurses and munitions workers lined two Norfolk beaches as part of a Remembrance Day tribute by filmmaker Danny Boyle.

Read more
Remembrance Day 2018
Yesterday, 17:29

A man who threatened to kill a woman he bombarded with abusive phone calls has been jailed.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 9°C

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Great Yarmouth Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy