Athletics: East End Road Runners on tour

PUBLISHED: 15:00 12 September 2018

East End Road Runners face the camera at a recent event

East End Road Runners face the camera at a recent event


East End Road Runners were out and about on tour at the weekend.

Simon Downs travelled to Dorset for the Crafty Fox marathon, which he completed in five hours 18 minutes.

Katherine Gibson travelled to Newcastle for the Great North Run, finishing the half marathon in 2:56.

A group eight runners and their supporters travelled to Brockenhurst for the scenic New Forest marathon and half marathon, with Yogesh Patel (2:56), Martina Lee (2:29), Ian Pithouse (1:33) and Dini Patel (3:28) covering the 13.1-mile distance.

Sarah Wixey (5:30), Marc Upton (4:06), Alice Ridgeway (5:30) and Ravindra Luggah (6:20) completed the full 26 miles, while Gary Hunt and Audrey Bury travelled to Surrey for the Bacchus 5 Mile, sampling wine along the way.

For more information on the club, which welcomes all abilities over the age of 18, visit their official website at

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