Ian Casey Memorial Cown 5k Race – May 11th
U13 Leah Hoole decided on a run out at this local 5k Race on Wednesday evening finishing 35th overall out of a field of 125 runners and 2nd Female Junior with a time of 20.38 which was great running by her.
First Race in this years BOFRA (British Open Fell Runners Association) for the Junior categories and run in warm sunny conditions at the Sedbergh Gala Fell Race on May 7th. Dexta Thompson had a very good run to finish 3rd overall and 3rd Boy in the mixed U12 Race with a time of 12.43. Sister Kady Thompson competed in the same Race placing 30th overall and 12th Girl with a time of 11.26 and just one second separating the Girls in 28th, 29th and 30th place. In the U9 Race Felix Thompson came home 8th overall and 7th Boy, posting a time of 6.19.
Gt Hambledon Hill Race – May 7th
Great weather for the Gt. Hambledon Hill Race greeted the two hundred and forty eight runners on Sunday May 7th, a Race won by Steven Snape by over two minutes in a time of 36.33.
Great to see V50 Gary Pearse back racing after such a long time out and having endured a torrid time with back issues. Gary came home in 60th spot with a time of 49.00 and was 8th in his age category. Good also to see V50 Alison Armour back in the Blue & White a she came home in 231st spot in a time of 73.35.
Mearly Clough Fell Race – Tuesday May 9th
A couple of Blackburn Harriers out in this Race which saw John Horrocks come home in 14th spot out of the one hundred and ninety four runners who finished the race in a time of 35.33. 14yr old Harry Wilkin also tackled this Race, which isn’t easy by any stretch and featuring a pretty tough climb. He ran well to place 90th overall in a time 44.17.