Runners swap redways for international roads

Kassia Gardner, Julie Martin, Geoff New and Maurice O'Connell took part in the Boston Marathon
Kassia Gardner, Julie Martin, Geoff New and Maurice O'Connell took part in the Boston Marathon

The famous green shirts of the Redway Runners have been seen all over the world recently.

In recent weeks Paris, Rotterdam, Manchester, Brighton, Boston (USA) and London have seen strong Redway Runner performances.

Jen Sangster

Jen Sangster

Most impressively in the last month Jennifer Sangster has recorded a marathon personal best in Manchester, Brighton and then London (3.07.49), coming 182nd overall lady.

Kassia Gardner, Julie Martin and Geoff New took part in both the Boston (USA) and London marathons in a six-day period with Julie and Kassia both getting PB times in Boston and London. Maurice O’Connell also took part in Boston.

And there was a big crowd of 42 Redway Runners taking part inSunday’s London Marathon.

Jamie Farmer led the way in an amazing 114th overall in 2.32.58.

Finally Darren Klein became the first Redway Runner “Zero-to-Hero” programme graduate to complete the London Marathon.

The programme has taken 17 runners from beginner to marathon running in less than a year.