Summers siblings seal sweet season send-off
- Credit: Archant
Brother and sister duo Kieron and Shaleen Summers ended the final Weston Athletic Club prom run of the season in style, both securing personal best times.
BROTHER and sister duo Kieron and Shaleen Summers saw off the final Weston Athletic Club prom run of the 2014-15 season in style, both securing personal bests over the five-mile course, and finishing in 28.14 and 45.16 respectively.
Kieron was second club male overall, finishing behind Chris McMillan who completed the race in 27.21, just six seconds adrift of the overall winner. Third club male was Dominic Taylor-Jones in 29.15.
Julia Pflaum, the club’s first woman, also secured a personal best, finishing in 32.34 and second female overall. Michelle Fryer took second club spot for the women in 36.11 and Nia Davies third in 38.43.
Other notable performances on the evening came from Darren Stacey, Marc Molloy, Dean Bridges, Simon Andrews, Jason Richards, Wayne Entwistle, Clive Barker, Iain Prideaux, Rachel Andrews, Jo Coveney, Robert Osment, Harry Abbotts, Katherine Fisher, Debbie Vowles, Kate Rossiter, Carol Howell, Sam Thompson and Paula Adderley, who all achieved their personal best times for the distance.
You may also want to watch:
Many of the club’s members were running on tired legs, having completed the annual Tyntesfield 10k race the night before. The course takes in an off-road scenic route around the National Trust estate, with a few climbs along the way.
Adrian Noble showed no signs of fatigue from his fell race in Wales just days earlier, and was the club’s first male to finish in 42.03. Again, fresh from a half Ironman distance triathlon at the weekend, David Stock ran strong to finish second for the club in 42.23, followed by Matt Wheeler in 43.55.
- 1 Coronavirus cases in North Somerset at highest ever daily rate
- 2 Hundreds of children told to isolate after eight schools confirm coronavirus cases
- 3 Local Plan proposals for development in North Somerset
- 4 Cancer specialist offers tips on mental wellbeing during lockdown
- 5 Appeal after brick thrown through window in Weston
- 6 North Somerset could be placed in higher tier after national lockdown ends
- 7 County council chairman urged to resign over 'slip of the tongue' comment about gypsies
- 8 Weston General Hospital increases patient-to-nurse ratio due to rising coronavirus patient numbers
- 9 Football association charges club and players following investigation after abandoned match
- 10 175th anniversary of Weston Cricket Club book by Roger Webber to shortly be released
Michelle Fryer was the club’s first female to cross the line, finishing in 49.40. She was followed by Niki Fulstow in 50.37 and Cheryl Valentine in 51.52. Special mention must also go to James Wotton, who ran the race dressed as Shaun the Sheep in a tutu.
The club’s next race is the off-road Beacon Batch fell race on June 16 at 7.30pm.
For more information about this and the club’s other races, as well as becoming a member, visit www.westonac.co.uk