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Athletics: Dagenham 88s enjoy Dusk Til Dawn event

PUBLISHED: 16:00 20 December 2017

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Dusk Til Dawn Challenge

Dagenham 88 Runners at the Dusk Til Dawn ChallengeDagenham 88

Runners ran the annual Sikhs in the City Dusk Til Dawn Challenge around Woodford.

Athletes ran 1.2-mile loops and Dagenhams’ Rosina and Peter Salmon both completed a total of 31 miles.

Timi and Sonya Veerasamy ran the 26.2-mile marathon distance in 5:15.51, while Leigh Moring clocked 5:17.39 on her debut as Emma O’Shea also took on the distance for the first time.

Lorraine Moor and Chrstine Lardner (2:43.59) ran the 13.1-mile half marathon distance with Lynne Northcott (2:55.59) and Carol Moring (3:08.59), as Abigail O’Shea made her debut.

Caroline and Ian Cummins headed to the Bovington Races in Dorset, with Ian completing a 27.5-mile race on Saturday around the training grounds of the Tank Museum in 6:59.39.

Caroline, pictured, ran a slightly longer than normal 16.5-mile half marathon race on Sunday, enjoying the challenge and camaraderie.

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