Steve Townley was 8th at the Preston 10 miles, whilst Ash Lindsey was 24th and 3rd V45.
The Trafford Open saw Matt Barnes record a 3000m track time of 8:40 to top the UK rankings, Gaz Raven is currently 12th.
At the Sale Sizzlers Matt Barnes was 1st Vet, Whilst Paul Green broke the V45 course record to lead the UK rankings.
Gaz Raven and Matt Barnes are 2nd and 3rd V40 on UK rankings. Ian Wetherall was 2nd V50 and is 12th on Uk Rankings.
Mike Curley won the V65 again to be 4th on UK 2017 rankings. Mike Dunne 3rd V65. and Mike Howe 3rd V75. Steve McCarron was 5th V40 and Glenn Savage 4th V50. More fast times for Damien Jones and Matt Spragg.
In the Ladies Sarah Douglas was 9th in a decent time despite running at tempo whilst on a a recovery down time. Emma Finney was 3rd L35 and Clare McCarron 2nd L40, Julia Reynolds 5th L45 and Jackie Cordingley was 4th L55 in a really strong age group turnout. There were many other great performances, men and women.
Race the Train. The 14 mile cross country and trail run, in Towyn Wales, saw a team win once again for our men, Paul Green narrowly failed to retain his title, with a 2nd place and 1st V45. Chris Donnelly was 11th and Matt Oldham 18th. Richard Edwards 6th Vet, Olly Gaillemin 9th Vet, Richard Brown 10th Vet and Elton Davies 12th Vet, all finishing comfortably in front of the train.
Ash Lindsey in his 3rd race in 8 days ??, Paul Barrett and Janneke Van Bejnum didn't manage to beat the train, but Janneke was 33rd Lady and 6th Vet. In the Shorter races, Kian Lindsey was 30th and 5th Under 17 in the 10K, in the 5.5mls race Torin Lindsey was 7th and 1st under 13, whilst mum Ruth was 8th Lady and 1st L35. Whilst in the 3.5mls race Zac Gaillemin was 4th and 1st under 13, all beat the train.
Good runs from Gary Rowlinson, Damien Jones and Alistair Kell in the Birchwood 10K.
Posted 21/08/2017 11:19