Andy Gardener’s report on the Marathon

VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON,23 APRIL 2017 A HOST OF FINE INDIVIDUAL RUNS TOGETHER WITH CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS FOR THE CLUB Following on from Kent AC's successful Cross Country season and the recent strong displays in the major relay races, the 2017 London Marathon provided further proof of the strength of endurance running at the club. I thought perhaps we might have peaked last year in terms of numbers, but this year

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London Marathon 2017

Fantastic runs from Kent AC at the 2017 London Marathon, with 50+ finishers, 29 sub-3.  Lots of PBs.  All followed by an important trip to the runners recovery clinic, aka The Chandos. In the men's team race, it looks like we're third.  Very close behind Belgrave and Serpentine.  AFD's top 3  was fastest, but in theory will not count as their elites were not in club vests.  We'll have to

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Southern League Sutton 15th April 2017

Kent AC SL Athletics

Southern Athletics League Match Report- Fixture 1   Kent AC's first fixture in the 2017 Southern Athletics League was on a cool, breezy Easter Saturday in Carshalton, a week before the London Marathon.  Our squad was understandably a bit depleted but despite this, some magnificent performances helped us to 3rd place, only a few points behind St Mary's in second. Our team demonstrated all of the qualities that makes the Southern

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National 12 Stage

MEN'S 12 STAGE ROAD RELAY, SUTTON PARK, 8 APRIL 2017 A TOP TEN FINISH FOR THE 'A' TEAM WHILE 'B' TEAM ALSO HAVE A FINE RACE The club had plenty of grounds to celebrate after this year's National 12 stage relays. A really strong performance by our 'A' team saw them secure a top ten finish in this prestigious event – seventh spot just one ahead of mystic Ken's predicted

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Southern 12 Stage 2017 Kent AC video

Race highlights in this video from Norman below. Men A team 5th Men B team 15th - 1st B team Men C team 32nd - 1st C team Women 6 stage 9th team Main article: www.kentac.org.uk/southern-12-stage-road-relay-2017/   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrOQWON1SSM   Youtube Kent AC Southern 12 Stage video [ms_divider style="normal" align="left" width="100%" margin_top="30" margin_bottom="30" border_size="5" border_color="#f2f2f2" icon="" class="" id=""][/ms_divider] SEAA 6 Stage Road Relays Senior Women’s results – 25/03/2017 1. Isobel Bradley 16:49 (short

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Southern 12 Stage Road Relay 2017

A good day by any description !  On our return to Gravesend the weather was warmer than last year but times were affected by a strong headwind on the climb back to the start which on this short lap course meant it had to be tackled three times. We had a solid opening leg from the reliable Chris Greenwood who sensibly had a conservative start and then worked his way

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