Mighty Greens conquer Plym Trail marathon

Junior members at Sidmouth Running Club

Junior members at Sidmouth Running Club - Credit: SRC

Sidmouth Running Club members Jane Hemsworth and Jo Earlam thoroughly enjoyed participating in their first marathon event in 15 months. 
This was Jo’s 77th marathon and she said how great it was to run a proper marathon again. Jane described the event as very relaxed and low key with a maximum of 30 entrants.    
The ‘out and back twice’ route took the MG’s along the Plym Trail between Cledbrook and Coypool, and whilst they felt the early morning chill at the start line, the sudden rise in temperature took them by surprise and as they crossed the finish line it was a very warm 15 degrees.  
Despite this, they completed the 26.1 mile route in 5.06 hours and were rewarded with a very nice well-deserved medal. 
Elsewhere at Sidmouth Running Club, Junior Coach Kerry Boyle is looking forward to ‘running’ the next set of sessions for the Junior section of the club. 
On Sunday, April 18, the 11 years and above endurance group starts at St Johns School from 10-11am and on Wednesday, April 21 at 5.45-6.45pm the 8-11 years and 11 years and above groups re-commence at St Johns School. 
There are limited spaces available, so if you would like to get involved with this friendly group, please email juniors@sidmouthrunningclub.co.uk for further information. 

Mighty Greens on the Plym marathon

Mighty Greens on the Plym marathon - Credit: SRC

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