PH Racing Club celebrated their Scottish Athletics affiliation in style with a superb turnout of members excelling at the Stuart Duncan 5k in Glenrothes on Tuesday evening.
From the gun, PH members were to the fore with eventual race winner Colin Somerville, Jonathan Peebles and Darren Jubb pushing the pace. Somerville forged ahead over the final mile breaking the tape in an impressive 16.49. Team mate, Jonathan Peebles ran a strong race finishing 2nd in 17.02 with Darren Jubb taking 3rd in 17.07.
Andrew Smith continued the flow of PH athletes finishing 4th in new PB time of 17.13 while Martin Butcher on his club debut clocked a fast 17.43 placing 5th. Johnny Cassells was the leading Male 40 covering the out and back 3.1 mile distance in 18.22 in 6th position overall. Scott Love finished 8th in 18.32, Ed Norton was the first Male 60 timing at 20.01 and Andy Jannetta took a big chunk off his 5k PB running 19.38.
Racing Club’s Mary Western produced an outstanding run winning the ladies race in 19.16 with club mate Suzy Goodall placing 2nd lady in 19.35. Rachel Drummond also maintained her excellent form clocking 20.33 in 4th place. Leanne Jubb was the next PH lady home setting a personal best of 24.06.
Thanks to Sasha McIntyre and Suzy Goodall for photos and to the family of Stuart Duncan and Fife AC for organising the race.
Full PH Results:
- 1 Colin Somerville 16.49
- 2 Jonathan Peebles 17.02
- 3 Darren Jubb 17.07
- 4 Andrew Smith 17.13
- 5 Martin Butcher 17.43
- 6 Johnny Cassells 18.22 (1st M40)
- 8 Scott Love 18.32
- 11 Iain Taylor 19.02
- 12 Mary Western 19.16 (1st female)
- 13 Mark Western 19.26
- 15 Suzy Goodall 19.35 (2nd female)
- 16 Andy Jannetta 19.38
- 17 Alan Cockburn 19.54
- 19 Ed Norton 20.01 (1st M60)
- 21 Rachel Drummond 20.33 (4th female)
- 27 Robert Milton 21.48
- 41 Leanne Jubb 24.06