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Saumarez Park 5km – April
29 Apr
9:17

Saumarez Park 5km – April

After a break from serious racing Mike Wilesmith got himself back in the swing of things with a victory in the opening race of the monthly LeeMerrienRunning Friday evening  Saumarez Park 5K events. 18 year old Dan Galpin tracked Wilesmith for the opening half of the race but the elastic…

Chertsey House 5km – Saumarez Park
24 Jan
12:29

Chertsey House 5km – Saumarez Park

Matt Loveridge followed on from his cross country victory of last week to lead the 90 strong field from the start and win the opening Saumarez Park 5km of 2016 in 16 minutes 24 seconds. Jason James (16 min 49 seconds) returned from injury to hold off a strong run…

Lee Merrien Running / GIAAC 5k in the Park : Review of 2015
08 Dec
8:15

Lee Merrien Running / GIAAC 5k in the Park : Review of 2015

The 2015 season of LMR/GIAAC 5k events is over – how did you do ? In all 9 races were staged and a total of 559 performances posted by 255 individuals  – an average of 62 finishers per race. The Top 20 male & female runners are tabulated below –…

LMR Park 5k – November
30 Nov
12:16

LMR Park 5k – November

Results of the final 5k of 2015 are here:-

GIAAC/LeeMerrienRunning Park 5km Sept 25th
25 Sep
8:52

GIAAC/LeeMerrienRunning Park 5km Sept 25th

Perfect conditions greeted a field of nearly 70 runners for the final friday evening Park 5k of the year – fittingly though Jason James finished the summer season of monthly events much as he started with a 16:40 clocking to finish 100m clear of Seb Foy, who is making a…

Saumarez Park 5k – Sept 4th
05 Sep
2:24

Saumarez Park 5k – Sept 4th

Pleasant conditions brought fast times and a great atmosphere for 2015’s penultimate outing of the Lee Merrien 5k in the Park series. It was arguably the junior males who excelled the most in today’s race. Ed Mason, recently crowned national champion in the U17 1500m steeplechase, showed his range with…

GIAAC / LMR Park 5k – July
11 Jul
12:36

GIAAC / LMR Park 5k – July

Mike Wilesmith dropped down from his island games distances to post a comfortable victory in July’s Park 5k race. After leading from the start he crossed the line a shade over 16 minutes.  Carl Holden ran strongly to hold off Lee Garland for 2nd. Louise Perrio was first woman across…

LMR/GIAAC Saumarez Park 5k – June
07 Jun
6:43

LMR/GIAAC Saumarez Park 5k – June

Jason James clocked up another victory but was pushed hard by Carl Holden in a race where both athletes finished strongly. Tom Shaw was a solid third. Sabrina Amy was leading woman and just missed out on breaking the 20 minute barrier, Fran Bown continued her steady improvement and edged…

LeeMerrienRunning Park 5k – May
02 May
3:49

LeeMerrienRunning Park 5k – May

Grey skies did little to dim the spirits of 80+ runners led out by Jason James to kickstart 2015’s Lee Merrien Running 5K in the Park Series. James continued his winning streak with another sub-16:45 clocking, with Alan Rowe’s 17:20 earning him 2nd place and Tom Shaw matching his PB of 17:43…

Cherstey House 5k – March
22 Mar
2:06

Cherstey House 5k – March

A 9.15 AM start and a cold breeze were no deterrent to the 89 runners who turned up to race at Saumarez Park again for the final race of the Chertsey House series. It was familiar territory for Jason James who ran the same winning time (16:43) as last race,…