This week, Vet 65, Steve Bullows completed the mighty challenge of 10 half marathons in 10 which he started last week. He has been self sponsoring for a £1 a mile and raising money for the Ronald Mc Donald House Charities.
Simon and Natalie Croft both had great runs at the Nottingham Christmas Half Marathon. Simon took second place in large field of over 800 runners in a PB of 1.13.12 only half a minute behind the winner of the race, and Natalie achieved a shiny new PB of 1.46.15. In the Full marathon event, Ben Smithers ran 4.20.08 and Gina Biggs finished in 4.42.25.
Wesham Road Runners hosted their 10k race with nearly 500 runners. Red Rose supported this race with around 30 runners. An overnight frost and therefore cold conditions met the runners around the roads and lanes of Lea Town. Dave Brunton was our leading runner with a time of 39.23 and our only prize winner was V60, Jill Jefferson in a great time of 44.21. Plenty of other good times were achieved. James Bretherton 40.06, Stuart Smith 41.49, Lee Lawrenson 42.03, Michael Oddie 43.46, Dave Stewart 45.56, Steve Murphy 46.17, Jay Rayton 46.49, Eddie Hamilton 48.05, Simon Worbey 49.25, Anneke Crosby 49.52, Austin Trelfa 50.04, James Hughes 50.02, Doug Bryden 50.26, Gail Bristo 50.30, Ian Waddingham 53.45, Margaret Worbey 54.08, Helen Greenhalgh 58.09,Amanda Berry 59.57, Sandra Rolston 59.56, David Watson 61.43, Sharon Birkbeck 62.19, Andy Birkbeck 62.20, Trish McDonald 68.47, Annie Owens 68.54,Arthur Green 80.08.
The Myerscough 10 mile race also saw a good presence of Red Rose with some racing for the second time in the weekend. Chris Hargreaves and Sam Edwards crossed the line at the same time in 1.14.20 followed by Jay Rayton in 1.16.42, Emily Ingham 1.19.27, Vicky Ardern 1.24.45, Judi Ingham 1.26.59,Pauline Moorcroft 1.30.11, Anees Shaikh 1.33.50,Louise Withnell 1.35.17, Jo Worswick 1.36.15, Mary Conway 1.36.42,Mike Jeffryes 1.36.42, Zoe Cain 1.37.36,Stephanie Atkinson 1.37.47, Angela Dallinger 1.37.52, Alison Mercer 1.37.56, Jo Roberts 1.38.07, Karen Smith 1.39.42, Faisal Ali 1.45.31, Emily Atkinson 1.45.31.
The finalized results for the Mid Lancs Cross Country race held at Sefton Park now appear on the Mid Lancs site.
(Weekly roundup 3 December 2019)
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