Saffron Striders skipper leads by example at Chelmsford Marathon

PUBLISHED: 14:44 26 October 2016 | UPDATED: 14:44 26 October 2016

Saffron Striders' Alan Jones finished in under four hours at the Chelmsford Marathon

Saffron Striders' Alan Jones finished in under four hours at the Chelmsford Marathon

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The annual Chelmsford Marathon was the destination for three long-distance Saffron Striders at the weekend.

First home for Striders was club captan Arthur Olivia, finishing in an impressive three hours 43 minutes with Alan Jones clocking 3:56:42.

Baz Taylor finished in 4:14:15 despite being ill in the lead-up to the race and throughout the challenging 26-mile course.

Up in Leicestershire Marco Arcidiacono also finished a marathon, crossing the line at the Leicester Marathon Festival in 3:54:11.

Finally Guy Treymayne was the sole representative for the club at the Great South Run on Sunday. The race was shown live on Channel 5.

Tremayne, competing in his first 10-mile race, finished in 1:24:52.

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