ATHLETICS: Grantham octet perform in Summer Solstice race

Grantham AC at the Summer Solstice
Grantham AC at the Summer Solstice
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Eight members of Grantham Athletic Club competed in the popular Summer Solstice 10km race at Long Benington on Friday evening.

Sophie Stanley continued her personal best-smashing form, knocking two minutes off her time, as did new clubmate Catherine Muir.

Results: 65 Paul Davidson 42.14, 116 Sophie Stanley 45.38 PB, 124 Keith Measures 46.04, 160 Catherine Muir 47.24 PB, 243 Polly Atherton 51.44, 247 Julie Stewart 51.50, 323 John Ellerby 57.11, 328 Trudy Hanson 57.56.

Less than 24 hours later, some club members were in action again at Parkruns around the area. George Hatton had a steaming hot run at Lincoln, finishing 10th in 19.11. Meanwhile at Newark, it was Janice Anderson’s turn be be first lady over the finishing line.

Results: 10 Paul Davidson 21.41, 27 Keith Measures 24.12, 34 Janice Anderson 24.49.