Ekiden Relay Ipswich – August 2022

What a superb result from our Vet Men’s team at the Ekiden relays at Woodbridge School.  They finished third overall, first vet men’s team and they ran a course record by over two minutes!
Team as follows:-
Carl White, Matt Stone, Michael Eccles, Alastair Leckie, Simon Partridge and Johno.
Michael Eccles was also the fastest overall on the 10k leg.
Great job by all in the searing heat. Thanks to Katherine, Mark and Gail turning up to run with injuries.  Here are the details for our three teams competing
Distances 7.2k, 5k, 10k, 5k, 10k,5k
Vets Team
Carl White 25.21
Matt Stone 18.45
Michael Eccles 31.49 fastest on the day
Alastair Leckie 18.31
Simon Partridge 35.28
Johno 18.01
Total time 2.27.54. Course record
Mixed team 2.Eliza ( Emily Jordan) 38.33
Sally Porter 28.02
Greg Howard 44.18
Scott Chapman 25.33
Fran Cooke 48.04
Katherine Garwood 27.22
Total Time 3.31.52
Mixed team 1.
Steph Ellis 38.41
Gail Hardingham 28.32
Mark Crookes 46.55
Eleanor Chapman 25.32
Alice Grant 49.44
Emily Warren Ward 27.14
Total time 3.36.38
Unfortunately, Carl had to leave early before the presentation, but here are the other 5 lads from the Vets Team with their trophies…