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Oldman wins cat-and-mouse Gorleston Parkrun battle with Cheverton

PUBLISHED: 16:06 22 November 2012

Halfway round with Robert Cheverton leading Ted Oldman.

Halfway round with Robert Cheverton leading Ted Oldman.

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Both the men's and ladies races were very keenly contested this week with Robert Cheverton of City of Norwich AC coming second in the former and daughter Alice taking second place in the latter.

In the men’s race Ted Oldman of Bungay Black Dog RC overtook Robert for his 14th win in 17:43 and in the ladies race Colleen Mukuya triumphed in 8th place overall with a new PB of 20:24. Robert Cheverton, with a time of 17:49 in his first Gorleston parkrun, shot to the top of the overall age related results with a fantastic 87.0%. Meanwhile Alice, in ninth place overall, recorded an excellent time of 20:32. In third places were David Hughes and Claire Davey with 18:29 and 21:05 respectively.

This was a day when 124 runners took part in ideal conditions, nineteen of whom achieved personal best (PB) times. Quite a sight along the Gorleston cliffs and promenade early every Saturday morning and free to anyone who wishes to take part as long as they have registered first on the Parkrun website. And, despite the headlines, this is not about winning but taking part and the majority do so with fitness and well-being their main aim.

1 Ted Oldman 17:43 JM15-19 (Bungay Black Dog RC), 2 Robert Cheverton 17:49 VM55-59 (City of Norwich AC), 3 David R Hughes 18:29 VM45-49, 4 Marc Evans 19:30 SM30-34, 5 Matthew Sutton 20:00 SM25-29 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 6 Adrian Richard Simmonds 20:16 VM40-44, 7 Kane Simmonds 20:21 JM15-19 (Great Yarmouth & District AC), 8 Colleen Nicole Mukuya 20:24 SW25-29 PB, 9 Alice Cheverton 20:32 JW15-19 (City of Norwich AC), 10 John Figiel 20:34 VM45-49 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 11 Jon Comyn 20:57 SM25-29, 12 Nick Overy 20:59 VM45-49, 13 Simon Eastleigh 21:02 SM25-29, 14 Paul Greensides 21:03 VM40-44 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners) PB, 15 Claire Davey 21:05 SW30-34 PB, 16 Philip Michael Oliver Cox 21:06 SM20-24 PB, 17 Mark Stone 21:27 VM40-44 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 18 Kevan Pywell 21:44 VM50-54 (Great Yarmouth & District AC), 19 Bernard Mukuya 21:49 SM35-39, 20 Mark Richard Harrison 21:52 VM50-54

21 Jack Townley 21:58 JM14, 22 Ian Timms 22:02 SM35-39, 23 Michael Paul Swann 22:06 VM45-49, 24 Simon Bekker 22:11 SM35-39, 25 Michael Knights 22:12 VM40-44, 26 Harry Greensides 22:13 JM14 PB, 27 William Simm 22:14 JM14, 28 Mark Womack 22:15 VM40-44, 29 Roger Williams 22:16 VM55-59 PB, 30 David Mcwilliam 22:20 SM35-39, 31 John Scott 22:32 VM45-49, 32 Ian Wells 22:39 VM50-54, 33 Dan Hurren 22:42 SM30-34, 34 Wayne Freeman 22:44 VM50-54, 35 Ashley Palmer 22:45 SM25-29, 36 Daniel Sampson 22:46 JM15-19 PB, 37 Richard Spencer Williams 22:53 JM15-19 PB, 38 Ernie George 23:05 VM55-59 PB, 39 Dale Bullock 23:12 VM45-49, 40 Penny Studley 23:24 VW35-39 (Great Yarmouth & District AC)

41 Tamsin Desborough 23:38 JW15-19 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 42 Tina Michelle Jordan 23:41 SW30-34, 43 Christopher John Comyn 23:44 SM30-34, 44 William Robinson 23:53 SM30-34, 45 William Delf 24:02 VM50-54 (City of Norwich AC), 46 Nick Riches 24:13 VM50-54 (City of Norwich AC), 47 Daren Goffin 24:18 VM45-49, 48 Janina Domiczew 24:27 SW30-34, 49 Vince Smith 24:29 SM35-39, 50 Neil Farrow 24:40 VM45-49, 51 Paul Field 24:40 VM45-49, 52 Steve Jefferies 24:50 SM35-39, 53 Howard Wilcox 24:52 VM55-59, 54 Michael Dale 24:56 VM40-44 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 55 Michael Childs 25:00 VM60-64, 56 Maria Ball 25:11 VW40-44, 57 James Donnelly 25:14 VM40-44, 58 Tracy Prewer 25:22 VW45-49 (Lowestoft Road Runners), 59 Nigel Ball 25:35 VM45-49, 60 Mark Leon Garrod 25:41 VM50-54

61 Michael Scott 25:43 VM60-64 PB, 62 Dean Matthew Saunders 25:44 SM35-39 PB, 63 Robert Sivell 25:57 SM30-34 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 64 Kevin Blackwell 26:10 VM50-54 (Norfolk Gazelles AC), 65 Grant Baxter 26:15 SM30-34, 66 Dom Winney 26:20 JM15-19 PB, 67 Nick Cooper 26:25 VM50-54, 68 Julie Ann Webster 26:25 VW40-44, 69 Graham Roberts 26:28 VM60-64, 70 Caroline Olson 26:34 VW40-44, 71 Lisa Marie Riley 26:42 VW40-44, 72 Darren Honour 26:50 VM40-44, 73 Vinny Jones 26:51 SM30-34, 74 Gary Mcdonald 26:55 SM25-29, 75 Elaine Stone 27:05 VW50-54, 76 Alison Ayers 27:21 VW45-49, 77 Tony John Wells 27:23 VM50-54 PB, 78 Louise Penn 27:26 VW50-54, 79 Graham Sampson 27:33 VM65-69 (Bungay Black Dog RC), 80 Stephen Oldman 27:45 VM45-49 (Bungay Black Dog RC)

81 Neil Winney 27:46 VM40-44 PB, 82 Karen Gedge 27:48 VW45-49 (Bungay Black Dog RC), 83 Peter Allen 27:51 VM40-44, 84 Alan Roy Cunningham 28:03 VM40-44 PB, 85 Anthony Charles Henry 28:11 VM55-59, 86 Janet Sanderson 28:41 VW60-64, 87 Gary Brown 28:47 VM55-59, 88 Lisa Cutter 28:53 VW35-39, 89 John Kenneth Wray 29:03 VM45-49 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 90 Hayley Donnelly 29:13 VW35-39, 91 Jan Cooper 29:22 VW45-49, 92 Liam Miller 29:50 SM25-29, 93 Michelle Scott 29:54 VW45-49, 94 Carl Knights 30:07 VM40-44, 95 Bob Arnell 30:14 VM65-69 (Great Yarmouth Road Runners), 96 Helen Louise Swann 30:18 VW40-44, 97 Barry Hipwell 30:19 VM50-54, 98 Saskia Simm 30:20 JW14, 99 Esther Simm 30:23 JW14 PB, 100 Sarah Simm 30:23 VW45-49 PB

101 Louise Farrar 30:51 VW40-44, 102 Rhys Patterson 31:17 JM14, 103 Simon Smith 31:19 SM35-39, 104 Harry Smith 31:20 JM14, 105 Faye Ellis 31:24 SW30-34 (Lowestoft Road Runners), 106 Haydn Patterson 31:58 JM14, 107 Rachel Acamon-Carbonelli 32:08 VW35-39, 108 Mark Anthony Jordan 32:21 VM40-44, 109 Leah Shepherd 32:43 SW20-24, 110 Daniel Lane 32:46 SM25-29, 111 Julie Fletcher 33:26 VW45-49 PB, 112 Wendy Sutton 33:42 VW50-54, 113 Nicholas Dyer 34:32 VM50-54, 114 Jessica Hudson 34:34 JW15-19, 115 Martin Simpson 34:35 SM30-34, 116 Rebecca Cooper 34:52 SW20-24, 117 Linda Phillips 36:34 VW55-59, 118 Peter Neil Bannatyne 36:38 VM70-74 PB, 119 Jean Withington 36:54 VW60-64, 120 Anthony Harris 39:49 VM55-59

121 Anita Elizabeth Betts 40:54 VW60-64, 122 Pat Bound 42:58 VW55-59, 123 Kerstin Langer 43:47 VW45-49, 124 Dulcie Mcdonald 43:47 VW40-44

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