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MBNA Chester Marathon and Metric Marathon 7th October 2018
Last edited: Sunday October 7th 2018
Two Warrington Athletic Club athletes travelled to Chester on Sunday 7th October to take part i the MBNA Chester Marathon and Metric Marathon.
In the Marathon 20 year old Leighton Sharman made his debut over the distance running at a steady pace and feeling strong for the first 30 Kilometres after which he began to tire.He got some twinges of cramp around 20 miles and in his own words in the last 5 Kilometres he was "Absolutely Wasted"but he hung on to finish 368th overall in a time of 3 hours 10 minutes 24 seconds beating his hoped for time of 3 hours 15 minutes.He was 341st man to finish and 100th in the under 35 age group.
In the Metric Marathon over 26.2 Kilometres Louise Blizzard finished in 39th place overall with a time of 1 hour 55 minutes 08 seconds placing her 4th woman and second in the over 40 women's age group.