Liverpool and London were popular destinations for Stourbridge runners this weekend, with Ian Whyatt completing the Rock and Roll Marathon in 4.06.39 and Wendy Bourne running the half marathon in 2.19.39 and Ruby Ooi finishing in 3.12.31. At the London 10k, Jon Taylor finished in 53.58.

The first race of the Worcestershire midweek series was held at Hagley's Haybridge High School. Runners completed a two lap 10k course through woods, mud, hills and sandy banks. First back for Stourbridge was Trevor Osborne in 37.19. Pete Walters finished in 40.19, followed by Steven Burch 45.06, Chris Ashcroft 45.28, Alistair McIntosh 46.42, Adam Crompton 47.18, Kevin Burke 48.32, Ian Whyatt 50.01, Bob Hopkins 50.02, Joan Clarke 50.54, John Coyne 51.27, Paul Bradley 53.02, Jon Taylor 53.45, Philip Elwell 54.34, and Andy Bernasconi 56.42.
At the Worcester half Marathon, Rob Woodward finished 1.39.03, followed closely by Chris Ashcroft in 1.39.52 & Jon Taylor in 1.58.23.

Trevor Osborne 35.46
James Bellamy 42.42
Chris Ashcroft 44:22

Tom Dovey 48.36
Melanie Williams 50.31
Helen Evans 49.34
Jon Taylor 51:44
Phil Dunn 52.07
Andrea Evans 53.07
Richard Dawson 53.29
Lynda Dunn 55.33
Martin Clarke 1.12.47

Market Drayton 10k
Pete Walters 37:58 & 6th MV40

Shakespeare Marathon
Bob HOPKINS approx 4.15

Shakespeare Half Marathon
Robert Woodward 1.36.47
Abby Smith 2.03.38

Stourbridge Running Club had members out again this weekend, doing a variety of races. Rob Colman ran the Tewksbury half marathon in 1.36.09, while at the Bulmers Bash 10k, Chris Ashcroft finished in 50.46 and Jon Taylor in 58.04. Tim Lloydlangston took part in the Worcester Lakeside Triathlon double. Tim completed the 1500m swim, 60k bike and 10k run in 3h 29m.

After the successes of Stourbridge Runners at the Virgin London Marathon last weekend, this week saw a much lower key event taking place in Dorset. Dave Sheppard took part in the North Dorset Village Marathon and finished in 4.20.57.

Closer to home, at the Birmingham 10k, Rob Woodward completed in 43.14 and Abigail Smith in 55.11.