London Marathon & Mini Marathon 2017 Report
At the London Marathon, Mark Maginn was Croydon’s first finisher in a new lifetime best of 3:03.37. He was backed up by Neil Aikman (3:23.25), Olly Hunt (3:28.44), Oliver Hosken (3:34.41), Rush Yadave (pictured above, 3:50:23) and the debuting marathon debutant Adam Casey (4:27.24). Atlanta Drummond ran 4:46 on her debut over the distance.
London Mini Marathon
In the Virgin London Mini Marathon, twelve Croydon Harriers represented the Borough in the young athlete’s version of the race taking place over the last three miles of the course.
Joachim Bambury was in 19th position clocking 17:50 in the Under 13 boy’s race, with Imran Salim (18:33) finishing 45th in the same category. They helped the Borough finish fourth.
In the Under 15 boys race, Robbie Tambling was 35th in 17:07, with Matthew Maginn (64th, 17:36) also in close contention.
Jordan O’Dongo (56th, 17:35) enjoyed his fastest outing over the course and Ifetobi Salako (106th, 19:03) went five minutes faster than his last outing in this race.
The pick of the girl’s results came courtesy of Kyra Sethna-McIntosh (55th, 20:10) in the Under 13 girl’s category, coming home first for the Borough. Leanne Moore (20:59) was Croydon fourth counter to ensure the Borough placed 14th.
Megan Driver was 145th in the Under 15 Girls category, while Jessica Moore spearheaded the Under 17 women’s race in 41st. Rosie Gray (64th) and Kiera-Grace Gordon (99th) provided solid support.