ATHLETICS: Grantham AC trio perform well in Lincoln event

William Tucker sprints for the finish line at Belton House.
William Tucker sprints for the finish line at Belton House.

Grantham Athletic Club had three athletes competing in the Lincoln Wellington AC 5km series last Wednesday night.

After a long bout of injury, Dean Houlton posted a respectable time of 18min 47sec, finishing in 27th position. Saskia Hunt improved her 5km personal best with a 23:41 performance and 74th place. The trio was completed by Steve Dickinson, getting back to form with a 28:17 effort for 94th place.

Aaron and Saskia Hunt competed in the Peterborough 5km series at Eye, finishing in 17:47 (29th) and 25:10 (220th) respectfully.

Grantham AC had seven members competing at two 5km parkruns over the weekend.

Will Tucker continued his impressive form with a win at the Belton House event. He was joined on the podium by George Hatton in third place.

Results: Belton House – 1 William Tucker 18:41, 3 George Hatton 20:15, 30 Sophie Stanley 23:23, 31 Mark Tucker 23:27, 53 Janice Davidson 25:07, 93 John Ellerby 29:07; Peterborough – 268 Steve Dickinson 29:06.