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Martyn Rouse is Kent 10 Mile Champion, Senior Men 6th Kent team

The Dartford 10 Mile Road Race for 920 entrants also doubled as 2010 County Championship for 141 Men and 65 Women from all over Kent - our own Martyn Rouse (84th overall) swept home 7 minutes ahead of all vet-60 rivals to take county gold, while Michael Conway (432 overall) was 8th Kent vet-60. In the Kent Team Championship for 3 scorers, our Men's team was 6th, 2 places ahead of local rivals Canterbury Harriers. IEK were lead by Senior Man, Mark Wilkins 7th overall and 4th Kent Man home, Martyn Rouse was 33rd Kent Male with 3rd IEK scorer Michael Gore 35th Kent Man and 94th overall. In her debut 10 Mile Championship race, Claire Brown (our only female on the day) was 5th of all 8 IEK entrants when finishing 159th overall : Claire was 19th Female on the day and was 8th in the Kent Female Championship. Our Men's team was also 6th overall in the team open competition for 4 scorers : Wilkins, Rouse and Gore were joined by Andy Cope (u-20) who was 50th overall ...For Kent Championship click underlined text.... [doc:567] ...For Full (non-championship) results click underlined text... [url=http://dartfordroadrunners.co.uk/dartford10.html]Dartford 10 Mile - 2010[/url]


After the opening round of this year’s Kent Road Running Grandprix, the team standings are as follows. The men are currently placed 7th overall with our women in 13th place, pretty slow start for the IEK, a number of regulars out injured or struggling in the race with injuries. Individually within the various age groups, top Invicta athletes are:- Senior men: Mark Wilkins is placed 3rd overall, followed by Andy Cope in 33rd. M60s: Martyn Rouse is currently placed 2nd within the championship. Only one women represented us at Dartford! So within the senior womens championship: Claire Brown is placed 13th overall at this stage of the season. Next race is the Thanet 20, so anyone doing a marathon should really consider this race! Michael Gore (IEK Road Race coordinator)