Jenny goes ninth on West Country All-Time marathon list

JennySpink2014ClaireHallissseyJENNY Spink’s personal best of 2hrs 35mins 57secs has lifted her to ninth in the All-Time South West Rankings.

The 34-year-old (pictured top left) also goes second in the Bristol & West AC rankings behind Claire Hallissey (top right), who ran a lifetime best of 2:27.44 at London in 2012 to win her place in the GB team for the Olympics later that year.

That remains the fastest time ever run by a west club runner putting Hallissey ahead of four-times Olympic legend Jo Pavey (2:28.24) and Cornwall’s Marian Sutton (1:28.42).

SOUTH WEST TOP TEN WOMEN ALLL-TIME

2:27.44 Claire Hallissey London 2012

2:28.24 Jo Pavey London 2011

2:28.42 Marian Sutton Chicago 1999

2:31.33 Susan Wightman Seoul Olympics 1988

2:31.33 Andrea Wallace London 1992

2:32.40 Emma Stepto Frankfurt 2014

2:33.16 Karen MacLeod Victoria 1994

2:34.19 Jill Harrison London 1989

2:35:57 Jenny Spink Toronto 2015

2:36.26 Lucy MacAlister Austin 2008