Over the weekend, 15 of Market Drayton Running Club’s athletes took part in Liverpool’s final Rock ‘n’ Roll running festival, completing the electric half marathon route.
A brilliant event for ‘bling’ lovers, with four members coming home with an impressive five medals.
Tom Scotcher (01:54:35), Angela Newton (01:58:11), Dave Scotcher (02:03:02), Deb Scotcher (02:06:53), Laura Richmond (02:12:47), Sian Brannan (02:13:15), Lorraine Vine (02:20:45), Marianne Rutherford (02:20:45), Mandy Greene (02:20:45), Sarah Moss (02:33:54), Carol Reid (02:34:42), Jane Shepherd (02:48:32), Kate Bourne (02:48:39), Pam Sherwin (02:54:14) and Sophie Murray (02:58:32) all ran the 13.1 mile route which took them through Liverpool’s city centre past sights including Penny Lane, before the final sprint along the promenade and crossing the finish line at Liverpool’s Exhibition Centre.
As well as completing the Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon Pam Sherwin, Sophie Murray, Mandy Greene and Lorraine Vine also completed the festival’s 5k on the Saturday and after finishing their half marathon on Sunday, Lorraine,Sophie and Pam ran a one mile fun run as part of the festival. Completing a very impressive 17.2 miles over the weekend.