ATHLETICS: Grantham AC’s Keith ‘Measures’ up in Sleaford 10

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Grantham Athletic Club’s Keith Measures took part in the Sleaford 10km race on Friday night.

Keith Measures finished 40th in a time of 45min 54sec.

On Saturday, the club’s Parkrunners were in action at three different venues over the 5km distance.

Keith was racing again, this time at Newark where he finished 36th in a time of 23.14. Meanwhile at Hull, Aaron Hunt finished 29th in a time of 20.32 and his sister Saskia came home 112th in 24.51.

At Lincoln, new club member Dean Houlton set a new Age Grade club record of 79.39 per cent, finishing seventh in 18.26. George Hatton also had an impressive 73 per cent run to finish 17th in 19.51.

l A dozen athletes from Grantham Running Club took part in the Sleaford 10km at Scredington.

There were nine personal bests with the group were led home by Andrew Pask who ran sub-40 minutes for the first time. Holly Durham took the medal for third lady and Rob Howbrook finished first in his age category.

Results: Andrew Pask 39.55 pb, Iain Brown 40.00, Scott Jones 41.18 pb, Rob Howbrook 41.19 pb, Holly Durham 41.31 pb, Dean Riggall 41.58 pb, Gordon Geach 43.04 pb, Nick Payne 46.39 pb, Paul Durham 51.05, Katie Hill 55.08 pb, Gwenda Williams 58.26, Wendy Tremain 60.41 pb.

l Three runners from GRC competed in the Bassingham Bash five-mile road race.

Ruth Dunston was the first Grantham finisher in 40.17, with Nikki Carr not far behind in 43.55 and Brendon Buckley finished in 50.38.

l Stephanie Massingham enjoyed a great run on the trail of Sherwood Pines 10km to finish in a time of 59.35.

l GRC’s Holly Durham broke her own course record for her age group for the second week in a row in the Newark Parkrun 5km.

She finished first lady again, with her sister Penny second. There were three other PBs with Warren, Gwenda and Louise improving on previous attempts.

Results: Holly Durham 21.03 pb, Mark Hillson 22.05, Penny Hodges 22.26 pb, Warren Stark 22.46 pb, Gwenda Williams 27.35 pb, Louise Payne 27.44 pb, Julie Wilson 30.47, Nick Payne 41.38.