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Tone Zone runners at the D-Day race
Tone Zone runners at the D-Day race
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The popular Trundle Hill 10k was well supported by Bognor’s Tone Zone runners on a warm evening, with 16 members taking part on a very challenging course.

Steve McLoughlin completed it in 39.31, narrowly missing silverware but coming an impressive fourth. Anna Enes ran well and was 11th female.

Simon Bodsworth ran the Petworth Park 10k in 48.44.

This year’s Worthing 10k was held on a Sunday, moved from its traditional midweek spot. All the Tone Zone runners completed the course in under an hour, with Peter Lee finishing in 38.41.

In other races, the Lakeside 5k, the first in a series of five runs, had three Tone Zone runners competing and Tony Hancock put in a time of 22.55.

The Ropley 10k, on an undulating route with a couple of very steep hills, saw Simon Gill again running very well and he came second overall out of a field of more than 200 runners, beaten by only 20 seconds.

On the 25th anniversary of the race and the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the D-Day 10k was run in Portsmouth on the hottest day of the year so far.

Stalwart Roy Webb finished first in category and the rest of the team ran admirably in tough conditions, which saw several retirements among the field.

Tone Zone times: D-Day 10k: Jack Penfold 42.46; Tony Holcombe 45.16; Paul Coe 45.40; Glenn Penfold 48.19; Stuart Thomson 50.42; Daniel Hughes 52.23; Mark Edwards 55.04; Roy Webb 1.00.45 (1st in category); Peter Chittenden 1.08.32.

Ropley 10k: Simon Gill 35.09; Trevor Swann 48.45.

Trundle 10k: Steve McLoughlin 39.31; Jack Penfold 46.25; Luke Simmonds 50.12; Gary Pidgeon 50.22; Anna Kari Enes 50.38; Tony Holcombe 52.14; Gary Bushby 53.08; Karen Harrison 53.24; Glenn Penfold 53.4; Kate O’Connor 53.49; Chris Gallagher

54.06; Daniel Hughes 57.19; Carolyn Stapely 57.23; Peter Lomax 1.00.55; Viv Baker 1.06.25.

Lakeside 5k: Glenn Penfold 22.10; Tony Hancock 22.55; Debbie Patching 27.43.

Worthing 10k: Peter Lee 38.41; Jack Penfold 42.43; Simon Bodsworth 45.01; Tony Hancock 45.18; Glenn Penfold 46.15; Mark Warwick 48.02; Jo Hickley 51.23; Stuart Thomson 52.03; Neil Pacey 53.09; Lisa Robinson 55.16; Alice Slater 57.06; Jacqui Salt 57.16

Fishbourne Five: Amanda Worne 43.06; Natalie Tribe 45.04; Sarah Baker 48.46; Debbie Patching 49.26; Amanda Shepheard

55.38; Nicky King 1.02.11; Peter Chittenden 1.04.31; Sam Yates 1.07.11; Jo Langrish 1.07.11.

COLIN HISCOCK