Five is the magic number for Tone Zone Runners

The Felpham 5 beach race saw athletes run along the sand to Elmer and back towards the Felpham Sailing Club.

Sunday, 1st July 2018, 4:00 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 4:51 pm
Tone Zone athletes at the Midsummer 5

Tone Zone’s Juliet Stallard was first female to cross the line. Stan Mack, who had competed in the South Downs half marathon the day before, carried on with his flying form to cross the line in a steady time of 43.45.

David Rowe was next to finish for the club in 44:14.

Carl Bryant and Josie Faggetter finished together inside the the 46-minute mark. Jim Simmonds and his four-legged pal Oscar finished the race in 44 minutes and were the third human-dog pair to finish.

Carolyn Stapley finished under the 48-minute mark – despite the headwind on the return Stapley ran faster in the second half of the race.

On her first race for the club Jo Penfold ran with her dad on Father’s Day, the pair finished in 1:09.

The Midsummer 5, a five-mile race starting in Lavant and heading around the iconic Goodwood motor circuit, was a popular event for Tone Zone – with 34 runners representing the club.

Simon Gill was first home and fifth overall with a PB of 27.24. Jess Thomson finished first in her age category in a PB of 34.24.

Club favourite and long-standing member of the club Ian Bayley finished in a very impressive time of 37.43. Karen Vilday achieved another PB with a time of 42.34.

Zoe Hermes and Jo Hall finished the route in 46:14 and 46:33 respectively. Other personal bests came from Vicky Cooper (46:32), Debi Haddleton (48:42) and Leigh Paige (57:21).

Results: Midsummer 5: Simon Gill 27.24; Danny Mahoney 32.34; Duncan Stephenson-Gill 33.14; Simon Hunt 34.10; Daryl Fairbrother 34.19; Michael Manwill 34.20; Jessica Thomson 34.24; Gary Pidgeon 36.10; Mark Green 36.14; Keith Hardwell 36.31; Neil Strudwick 37.08; Sean O’Donnell 37.30; Ian Bayley 37.43; Tony Holcombe 37.43; Stan Mack 38.07; Martin Playford 38.22; Lucy Gardner 39.08; Carolyn Stapley 40.45; Peter Ramsdale 40.48; Kate O’Connor 40.55; Marc Willson 41.08; Stuart Thomson 41.51; Karen Vilday 42.34; Sarah Santer 42.59; Paul Stevenson 45.42; Zoe Hermes 46.14; Jo Hall 46.33; Vicky Cooper 46.32; Lucy-Jane Isitt 47.11; Debi Haddleton 48.42; Amy O’Donnell 50.42; Lisa Broad 57.08; Joanna Yorke 57.08; Leigh Paige 57.21. Felpham beach race: Juliet Stallard​ 40.39​; Stan Mack​ 43.45​; David Rowe​4 4.14​; Jim Simmons​ 44.55​; Neil Strudwick ​44.56​; Carl Bryant​ 45.16​; Josie Faggetter​ 45.31​; Carolyn Stapely​ 47.39​; Garth Stemp​ 49.21​; Sarah Santer​ 50.21​; Michael Manwill​ 52.20​; Donna Strowger​ 53.25​; Debbie Patching​ 53.28​; Daniel Hughes ​53.39​; Lisa Wadey​ 53.51​; Sam Yates​ 54.3​; Sarah Macuix​ 54.37​; Lisa Joyce​ 54.37​; Sarah Stothard​ 54.48​; Wendy Cannon​ 56.57​; Charlotte Seaton​ 57.27​; Sarah Spurr​ 57.28​; Chris Chapman​ 57.51​; David Sinclair​ 58.05​; Alice Slater​ 59.24​; Cheryl Laing ​1.00.55​; Donna Vincent ​1.02.25​; Alison Stead​ 1.03.20​; Nicola King​ 1.03.28​; Kirstee Porter​ 1.04.27​; Lisa Broad ​1:08:07; Jo Penfold​ 1:09:06; Sarah Vockins​ 1:17:14; Nicola Baglee​ 1:16:30.