Highgate’s Gareth Creagh was the fastest runner of 96 that entered the Second Sunday in the Month Virtual 5-mile Road Race, organised by Thames Hare and Hounds and held between 10 and 13 April.
Athletes individually chose their 5-mile running routes. Gareth, a V40 athlete, ran 27:45 for his course with no other Highgate runners competing. Ex-Highgate Harrier, Andrew Aitken (42), ran 30:46 and was the 8th fastest finisher.
Gareth Creagh ran in the Highgate team that came 12th in the Virtual National road relay with a time of 16:13 for his 5k stretch. The fastest Highgate runner in this event was Alex Lepretre who ran a swift 14:34 and was the 34th fastest out of the 2,457 that ran in the men’s 12-stage event.
16-Apr-2020 Alastair Aitken