Another Marathon weekend for DK runners

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Thirteen members from DK Running Club members took part in the Therme Manchester Marathon on 10th October, which was initially due to take place in April 2020.

The event is advertised as flat and friendly and the 4th largest marathon in Europe.

Earning their chunky medal and t-shirt were Dirk Baynham, Lisa Brindley, Andy Colquitt, Dan Davey, Claire Hancox, Karen Flint, Richard Jones, Julie Pearson, Kat Purslow, Matt Queen, Ray Selwood, Alison Thorneycroft and Becky Withers.

A few of the runners were taking on their first ever marathon whilst five of the runners did the double, having run at the London Marathon the previous Sunday.

First back from the club was Dan Davey who completed the course in 3:45.50 despite an 8 week injury during the build up to the race and the first female was Karen Flint in a time of 4:38.25.

Other events over the weekend were at Silverstone with Sally Husselbee running the half marathon and Matt Homer the 10k, whilst Jan Burbie and Hilary Fellows earnt their pasty and a pint at the Eden Project Half Marathon.