Ben Fish and Conrad McKee ran the windy Chester Half-Marathon at the weekend and both had excellent results. Ben finished third overall in a time of 67.39. Ben commented First decent race since marathon. Front two went away, so just focused on pushing the pace on my own and was fairly even paced“.

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V40  Conrad placed 29th overall in a time of 78.51 and said that he Started the race quite a bit back as I couldn’t get near the front. After a slow start, got in to my stride and the roads opened up. Saw Ben Fish along the way, (he was 2 miles in front of me at the loop) but overall the race was very fast and was also well organised. My leg held up, so I was very pleased to finish and get a good time”.


The Worden Park 10k attracted a couple of Blackburn Harriers – Joe Monk and Jan Buckingham – which had a field of well over 300. Joe came in 4th (35.35) and felt the effort after having run a 3000m PB in the wind on the Track the day before in the YDL. 

Jan was pleased with her time of 50.37 (145th) and said “not a PB but is my second fastest 10k”……and that it was a  “A bit breezy, but really nice route on country lanes and park, enjoyed it”.

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The fast Christleton 5k with 334 finishers was run on Friday May 15th and won in a pretty good time of 14.31 by Elliott Bowker with the first 34 runners all finishing under 16 minutes.

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Andy Buttery was a bit unfortunate as an accident on motorway meant he missed the start and told us that he “had to join the back of the race, but it was chip timing anyway. Clocked 16.34 (75th), so think with a warm up etc I would have been under my target of 16.30 as I felt strong”