LEP Race Reports for 2nd July 2011

LEP Race Reports for 2nd July 2011

Red Rose Road Runners have taken to the fells in recent weeks with the promise of warm evenings and different challenges that these races present. At Harrock Hill a group ran with great success with John Shepherd and Ken Addison picking up their age group category prizes.

  • 26th John Shepherd 38:33 1st V45
  • 29th Ken Addison 38:45 1st V55
  • 55th Paul Woan 41:20
  • 67th Tony Thorley 42:56
  • 101st Paula Plowman 50:20
  • 112th Julie Thorley 53:22
  • 123rd Karen Woan 57:07

At the Two Lads Fell Race, the best turn out from the club for a fell race saw a group of 20 runners. Good performances from established members were backed up by newcomers with some great times.

  • J. Shepherd 39:17
  • K. Addison 41:21
  • P. Butler 41:22
  • F. Lynch 42:09
  • P. Woan 42:54
  • J. Rogerson 43:15
  • T. Thorley 44:32
  • C. Utting 45:17
  • G. Haworth 45:28
  • A. John-Haslam 46:58
  • B. Wheeler 47:33
  • G. Dobie 48:54
  • J. Needham 49:56
  • M. Haworth 50:51
  • P. Plowman 52:53
  • D. Kirkman 55:04
  • R. Johnson 59:37
  • K. Woan 60:24

On the roads, John Shepherd ran well for 17:59 at the Lancaster 5K with Tony Thorley pleased with 21:05. Andrew Baxendale ran inside 22 minutes with 21:57 and Julie Thorley finished well in 24:40.

At the Fleetwood Sotos 10K, the usual warm conditions prevailed and again plenty of good results were posted. Another V45 prize for John Shepherd confirmed his good form.

Emma Cowie-Shaw came home comfortably inside the hour and Cliff Utting and Stuart Cann gave creditable performances. Evelyn Elkington continued to defy her age taking the V65 prize.