• Phil Dickens

Cambridge fourth again at EA Marathon Team Champs


Cambridge Harriers have repeated 2016’s placing and finished fourth in the England Athletics Men’s Marathon Team Championships, incorporated into the London Marathon, according to provisional results. In the three-to-score competition Ben Shearer (2:25:14), Phil Dickens (2:30:25) and Dean Lacy (2:32:26) finished in a cumulative time of 7:28:05.

Kent AC and Serpentine were tied in joint second a 57 seconds behind winners Belgrave Harriers, who won with an aggregate time of 7:16:51. Last year’s third place team, Bournemouth AC finished 1m 4s behind Cambridge this year in fifth.

Back-to-back fourth places finishes reflects the quality coaching at the club, and the challenge for our marathoners next year is to go one better and get a medal.

On the subject of the London Marathon, in case you missed it here is the information on how you can become eligible for a club place in the race for 2018.