The third Badger Run held at Cuerden Valley took place on Thursday 6 August. 24 Red Rose Runners were among the 188 finishers. The ladies team of Jill Jefferson, Ruth Travis and Paula Plowman won third in the team prizes with good personal performances. Jill took the F55 prize in 49.42, Ruth finished in 50.05 and Paula was home in 53.06. Joan Gouldthorpe was first F60 in 55.00 and Carol Douglass first in the F65 in 54.04. Ramona Mulligan peeled almost 3 minutes off last months time. Dan Hughes had great run, breaking 40 minutes in 39.40 to be 9th home. Joe Swarbrick took the V55 prize with a time of 41.45 with Barry Wheeler next in 43.30. Ray Taylor improved on his last race with a time of 46.39 to be 2nd V60. Other results: Rob Mather 50.02, John Wiseman 51.53,Gary Lambert 52.52, Anthony Murphy 53.50,Vicky Gore 56.50,Alison Mercer 57.39,Anees Shaikh 57.58,Judi Ingham 57.59,David Anson 60.47,Jenny Fairclough 61.12, Gareth Fairey 67.21,Simon Kirkman 68.59,Ramona Mulligan 72.10,Tom Hilton 79.51.
At Cuerden Valley Parkrun three PB’s were achieved. Karl Hodgson 19.12,Liam Hooton 26.29 and Michael Hogarth 28.05. At Preston Yamin Faruki ran 25.14.
Ruth Travis attended the Run Girl Run 10k in Lancaster and came away with second place in a great time of 45.35.