Guernsey Race Walking : Sarnia Walking Club

June 24, 2011

3 kms road walk

Filed under: 3 kilometres, Jason Le Noury, Phil Lockwood, Stuart Le Noury — sarnia @ 7:52 pm
Friday June 24th 2011
Sarnia Walking Club
Yorkshire Guernsey Championship Race 7
3 kilometres road walk
Les Amarreurs, Guernsey
New best time for Carol Bates
Carol Bates, the womens leader after 7 races in the Yorkshire Guernsey Championships, had the performance of the evening in the 3 kilometres road walk held at Les Amarreurs. After a race long tussle with Dave Dorey, she crossed the line in a new personal best time of 20.05, with an even paced walk, removing ten seconds from her previous best. Jayne Le Noury finished second woman ahead of Kay Coulson in third.
The mens race was dominated by the Le Noury brothers. Jason gained the upper hand in the final kilometre, after both he and brother Stuart had reached the half way point in 7.02. Stuart, feeling the effects of his half marathon run five days earlier, lost ground to finish in 14.17, twelve seconds down on Jasons winning time of 14.05. Third place went to Phil Lockwood in 15.03. Rob Elliott, with a small improvement on his last race, went through half way in 8.14, slowing in the second half to cross the line in 16.40. Kevin Le Noury, five days after completing his 31st Fathers Day half marathon, finished in 19.11. Dave Dorey getting the better of Carol Bates in a final sprint finished just outside 20 minutes, almost a minute ahead of last man home Mick Le Sauvage.
The Handicap section of the race was won by Jason Le Noury from Carol Bates, After 7 walks in the 10 race series, the leader is Kevin Le Noury on 70 points, followed by a group of walkers closely bunched from 60 to 63 points. Carol Bates leading Stuart Le Noury, Mick Le Sauvage and Rob Elliott. Things will change over the final walks as two walks are discarded, with eight top performances to count for the final tally.
The next race is on Sunday July 3rd over 20 kilometres. The start and finish is at Quayside, North Side. Walkers start at 8.30 am in the 8th race of the Yorkshire Guernsey Championships. Details from Jayne Le Noury tel 246865.
1 Jason Le Noury M 14.05
2 Stuart Le Noury M 14.17
3 Phil Lockwood M35 15.03
4 Rob Elliott M50 16.40
5 Kevin Le Noury M50 19.11
6 Dave Dorey M60 20.04
7 Mick Le Sauvage M70 20.56
1 Carol Bates W55 20.05
2 Jayne Le Noury W50 22.04
3 Kay Coulson W40 23.18
Rob Elliott for SWC

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