Well done to the six Stortford paddlers who were promoted at the Cambridge Hasler - Mel and Malcolm were both put up from Division 6 to 7, while Connor not only took silver in Div 9 but a double promotion as well. In doubles Ricky joins Alasdair in Div 4, and Yazmin & Isabelle C are now in Div 7.
Joe F was our fastest paddler, with a cracking time in the Div 1 race. Matt took gold in Div 2. Yazmin & Isabelle C won silver in Div 8 doubles.
14km, 4 portage
Div 4: Alasdair Bruce & Ricky White 4th (1:19:10)
Div 8: Yazmin Layzell & Isabelle Crawford 2nd (38:49), Jacque Cayford & Dave Cayford 3rd (40:45)
21km, 4 portages
Div 1: Joe Fitzpatrick 5th (1:40:25)
Div 2: Matt Parkes 1st (1:44:27)
14km, 4 portage
Div 4: Toby Booth 5th (1:22:11)
Div 5: Kevin Warbrick 7th (1:30:31), Mike Toomey 9th (1:32:10)
Div 7: Oscar Toomey 15th (41:07)
Div 8: Melanie Bennett 4th (41:25), Malcolm Duckworth 5th (41:33), Wayne Stevens 12th (43:58), Judith English 15th (45:32)
Div 9: Connor Higgins 2nd (41:25), James Daly 11th (44:52), Emilia Boylan 17th (46:13), Brian Owen 18th (46:25), Luke Sellstrom 20th (47:32), Siobhan Latham 25th (49:38), Kaitie Own 32nd (55:43), James Sellstrom 33rd (58:27), Cory Jones 35th (1:02:29), Catherine Robinson (rtd)
u10 Boys: Blake Wilby 3rd (36:05)
u10 Girls: Gemma Beazley 3rd (28:12)
The final Cambridge Hasler results of the race can be seen on the marathon website.
Photos by Lee Booth and Kerstin Queeney.
Overall the Stortford team came fifth at this event. The league table for the Eastern Region can be seen on the Results page.