1 Feb 2017 – Leicester City 5k race 4

On Weds a group of Striders travelled to Leicester for the Nice Work Leicester 5k winter series at Victoria Park, the 4th and final round.  Vicki Lowe won her age category on the night which won her a bottle of wine and also secured the overall female title which is a points based scoring on the best 3 of the 4 races , and was awarded a bunch of flowers and chocolates.

First back for the Striders on the night was Darren Glover in 13th in 19min 50 secs and first vet 45, winning a bottle of wine, followed by Sean Elkington 14th in 19.57 with Luke Eggleston in 15th in 20.04.  Darren, Sean and Luke mistimed their warm up and ended up missing the start by around 25 – 30 secs so had to catch up and work through the field as best they could.

Next Strider was Wayne Hackett in 22nd in 22.04 followed by first female Strider Michelle Farlow in 27th, 3rd lady in 22.14, Michael Cooke 34th in 23.22 , Vicki Lowe 35th in 23.30, then Liz Goodbourn 37th in 24.22 and first vet 50, won bottle of wine .The ladies also won the team prize on the night and all received a bottle of wine so a successful and eventful race. [Darren]