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Three Counties Running Club members Hannah Chown and Emma Sutton ran the 5K Race for Life in scorching heat last week.

Determined to do well, the heat didn’t stop them, with both ladies finishing in fantastic times.

Emma managed to raise more than £1,000 for two charities, which is an excellent achievement as she only started running in January.

Saturday saw members attend the very popular Parkruns, undeterred despite the continued heatwave.

Colin Simpson and Sue George flew the Three Counties flag at the Markeaton Parkrun in Derby, with Sue finishing first in her age category.

Ten members completed the King’s Lynn Parkrun, a couple of members finishing with personal best times.

Results: King’s Lynn 5K Parkrun - Jonny Clarke 20:30, Adam Chown 20:55, Joseph Hammond 24:51, Jodie Clark 24:55 (PB), Harry Whitelam 27:21, Hannah Chown 27:28 (PB), Karen Smith 27:38, James Hammond 30:05, Steve Whitelam 30:27, Esme Whitelam 39:29. Markeaton 5K Parkrun - Colin Simpson 22:08 (PB for course), Sue George 29:27 (PB for course and 1st 55-59 woman).

5K Race for Life - Hannah Chown 33:57, Emma Sutton 42:15.