Guernsey Race Walking : Sarnia Walking Club

March 1, 2015

Heritage Championship 5 kms Race One

logo-heritageSunday March 1st 2015

Sarnia Walking Club

Heritage Group Championships Race One

5 kilometres road walk

Saumarez Park, Guernsey

Defending Champion opens Heritage Championships with win

Stuart Le Noury opened up the Sarnia Walking Clubs Heritage Group Championships with an easy win over 5 kilometres as he crossed the line in 25.17. An early challenge from Rob Elliott over the first of four laps in which both walkers were heading for a sub 25 minutes time came to nothing as an old injury curtailed his effort, leading to him strolling the rest of the race. Third place went to Phil Lockwood in 30.01, whose target in the next few months is walking the London Marathon. Kevin Le Noury managed to hold off the leading woman with his 33.25, ahead of Peter Beckerleg and Mick Le Sauvage. Dave Dorey lost out in a sprint with Kay Coulson as he finished 7th in the mens section ahead of Alan Roger who was making a recent return to the event and newcomer Brandon Bell.

The performances of the day were by Olga Sinkevica who was the first woman home in 33.49 with a big improvement on her last race over the slightly shorter 3 miles distance and fourth placed Kay Coulson with a new personal best time by 37 seconds. Second home was Marie Macdonald in 34.51 in her first race over the distance, followed by Jayne Le Noury. Completing the field were Karen Farman and Sarah Wright who crossed the line together in 40.49.

Handicap positions Final time is watch time plus (handicap): 1 K Coulson 36.31 (0.00), 2 O Sinkevica 37.49 (4.00), 3 P Beckerleg 37.53 ( 3.15), 4= K Le Noury 37.55 (4.30) and J Le Noury 37.55 (2.00), 6 Mick Le Sauvage 37.56 (3.00), 7 M Macdonald 38.21 ( 3.30), 8= D Dorey 38.32 (2.00) and S Le Noury 38.32 (13.15) , 10 A Roger 39.01 (0.00), 11 P Lockwood 40.46 ( 10.45), 12= B Bell 40.49 (0.00) and S Wright 40.49 (0.00), 14 R Elliott 40.54 (11.45), 15 K Farman 44.19 ( 3.30).

The next walk is on Sunday March 8th over a distance of 5 miles at 9.30 am. The start is at Lancresse near the old Lancresse Lodge Hotel and finishes at North Beach. The race marks the 50th anniversary of the first Sarnia Walking Club race over the same distance. Details from Jayne Le Noury lenouryjedburgh@cwgsy.net.

Men

1 Stuart Le Noury M 25.17

2 Rob Elliott M55 29.09

3 Phil Lookwood M40 30.01

4 Kevin Le Noury M55 33.25

5 Peter Beckerleg M55 34.38

6 Mick Le Sauvage M75 34.56

7 Dave Dorey M65 36.32

8 Alan Roger M60 39.01

9 Brandon Bell M 40.49

Women

1 Olga Sinkevica W 33.49

2 Marie Macdonald W40 34.51

3 Jayne Le Noury W50 35.55

4 Kay Coulson W45 36.31

5= Karen Farman W40 40.49

5= Sarah Wright W40 40.49

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