Enfield League 5 miles, Lee Valley 14th Oct 17
On Saturday 14th October 5 Surrey Walking Club members faced the starter. Malcolm Martin was the highest placed individual in 5th position after a race long battle with Jim Ball and Graham Chapman. The competition encouraged Malcolm to another good performance. At 4 miles Ball fell back but Chapman pushed on ahead at 4.5 miles but failed to drop Malcom who finished only 8 seconds behind. His wife Angela was next home in an excellent 54m 05s and finished in 16th position overall just losing out to Ann Jones of Steyning who edged away after 4.5 miles. She had a Chris Flint finished next in 19th position in 54m.57s just edging out a number of competitors. Dave Hoben finished in 20th position in 58m 01s after a solo effort. Shaun Lightman had a recurrence of a leg injury and stopped after 3 miles in 37m 55s.

Results:
Men
1. F.Reis (SCVAC M55) 39 min 29 sec; 2. S.Parris (Ilf M) 43 min 22 sec; 3. G.Wilkinson (E&H U17B) 43 min 37 sec; 5. M.Martin (Sy WC M60) 45 min 10 sec; 13. C.Flint (Sy WC M70) 54 min 57 sec; 14. D.Hoben (Sy WC M60) 58 min 1 sec.

Women
1. M.Peddle (Loughton W45) 48 min 50 sec; 2. H.Middleton (E&H W50) 49 min 14 sec; 3. F.Bishop (AFD W55) 51 min 58 sec; 5. A.Martin (Sy WC W50) 54 min 5 sec.

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