Robinson wins by 83 seconds
STEVE Robinson ensured a victory for Saint Edmund Pacers at the annual Ipswich JAFFA Friday Five, the first race in the Friday Five Series.
Robinson blasted home in 26mins 21secs to win the race overall by an impressive 83 seconds.
There was also a top 10 finish for Glenn Douglas, who finished seventh in a swift 28.30, a good time for a tough course, which boasts a stiff climb during the last mile back up to St Joseph’s College.
Andy Taylor completed the Pacers scoring team in 16th spot with 29.39.
There were also some strong performances from the Pacers’ ladies, not least Anna Clayton, who was sixth in 36.20.
Claire Hoblyn was third in her competitive over-45 age category, and 11th overall in 37.11, while Jessie Gooderham was second in the junior under-17 age group in 38.41.
Her sister, Emily Gooderham, was just 13 seconds slower and third under-17.
Another top three category finisher was Karen Hatton. She was third over-50 veteran with 42.22.
Other Pacers results at Ipswich: John Greener 33.26, Ian Milligan 34.01, Stephen Hatten 34.26, Mark Watts 34.57, Peter Bird 35.40, Kim Swan 36.20, Ian Gooderham 37.49, James Manning 38.05, Stephen Williams 39.05, Sarah Golding 39.01, Maire O’Brien 39.08, Chris Cook 40.07, Philip Southgate 40.30, Philip Brown 40.55, Daniel Morgan 41.16, Joanna Daricer 41.49, Amanda Martin 42.16, Robin Smith 42.28, Laura Nichols 44.48, Eloise Calver 46.18 and Philip Nutley 48.55.
Meanwhile, the Pacers will be hosting the fourth race in the Friday Five series, at Nowton Park on Friday, June 22.
Visit www.pacers.org.uk for further details.
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