Club Activities - 25/26 Sept & 2/3 Oct 2021

Club Activities - 25/26 Sept & 2/3 Oct 2021

Julie Williams At London Marathon (2)

25th/26th September

Barns Green 10k

Flo Wolfe and Mike Hook competed at Barns Green with Flo placing 3rd Senior Lady and 5th Lady overall in her first sub 45 min 10k. Mike Hook was not far behind in 50.52.

Hever Castle

Zoe Rocholl completed the Sprint Distance Triathlon (750m swim, 20km cycle, 5km run) in 1.54 placing 15th in her V40 age group. Steve McMenamin placed 2nd in the over 50's Standard Aquabike (1500m swim, 45km cycle).

Vicky Revis and Kirsty Perryman-Best competed in the Standard Aquathlon (1500m swim, 10km run). Vicky finished 2nd in the over 50's ladies in 1.49.55, with Kirsty close behind in 1.59.04.

They all commented that they enjoyed the swim but found the hilly run and cycle hard.

2nd/3rd October

End of season swim at Ardingly Reservoir

Saturday 2nd October marked the end of the season of swimming at Ardingly Reservoir with 30 swimmers attending, together with a few more who came for the coffee and cake afterwards.

This is the club's most popular activity, with about 1300 swims being completed by club members over the summer. Del Hastings attended every session, completing 40 swims.

London Marathon

Mike Jaffe completed his marathon in a very respectable 3.10.40, placing 122nd in the 55-59 age group. Julie Williams had to nurse a sore Achillies and was very pleased to complete her run in 5.16.16, and to raise over £2000 for the St Peter & St James Hospice in North Chailey.

Loch Ness Marathon

Helen Graham went much farther afield and had a lot of fun at wet and windy Loch Ness, completing her marathon in 6.00.57.