Early March Weekend Round-Up

Kirsty Johnson’s excellent run in the Greater Manchester XC Champs was rewarded with a county vest and a place on the start line for the INTER-COUNTIES XC CHAMPS held at Cofton Park in Birmingham. She had a brilliant day racing in a top quality ladies field, came 186th out of 275 runners and was 4th counter out of 6 for Greater Manchester.

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RESULTS

The first Saturday in March also saw the first counter in the ENGLISH FELL CHAMPIONSHIPS, which was the FLOWER SCAR FELL RACE in Todmorden. 6 Ladies competed with Caity first home in an excellent 7th place with Cheryl just edging Jude for second GDH. Debutante Eleanor Duckworth along with seasoned fell racers Lins and Beryl also had good runs contributing to the team.

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7 Caity Rice 48.31
71 Cheryl Stitt 60.12 13thLV40
73 Jude Stansfield 60.16 14thLV45
98 Lins Palmer 64.37 21stLV45
125 Eleanor Duckworth 70.36
135 Beryl Buckley 76.09 5thLV65

RESULTS

Ladies team results to follow…

Chris Jackson was first home for the men, good runs also by John H, Tim C and Nick.

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128 Chris Jackson 48.36
201 John Hewitt 53.18 20thV50
226 Tim Culshaw 55.27
257 Nick Ham 59.15 33rdV50

RESULTS 

MORE PHOTOS COURTESY WOODENTOPS

PARK RUN CORNER

John S, Sikobe and Dan ventured up to Bolton to do the run in historic Leverhulme Park, the Oates family and Andy B went to Marple. Much further afield, Lynne and Tim made the long journey down to the Isle of Wight to visit family and run with Tim’s dad and sister at the Medina Park Run. Looks like an idyllic place to run!

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Sunday saw the first counter in the Road Club Champs Series with a double-figure turnout at the TRAFFORD 10K. Evergreen Steve was first back for the men and Kirsty backed up her run in the XC by being first GDH lady in a new sub 40 PB. PBs also for Chris, Andy, Ian, Clive and Rachel, others checking. Thanks to Duncan for the photos!

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Pos Gun Time
203 Steve Crossman 37.23
246 Neil McGraw 38.50
249 Chris Jackson 38.59
271 Kirsty Johnson 39.31
314 Caity Rice 40.47
366 Andy Burnett 42.17
415 Ian Oates 43.43
454 Clive Smith 45.01
459 Dez Mitchell 45.05
563 Jo Brack 48.47
580 Rachel Walton 49.43
591 Nev McGraw 50.19
627 Alison Holt 51.56
639 Malc Brown 52.44

RESULTS INCLUDING CHIP TIMES HERE

Matt Crompton finished in 3.36.3 and was 164th/385 finishers at the GRINDLEFORD GALLOP

RESULTS

Tony Jackson was 91st in 71.10 at the IAN ROBERTS MEMORIAL FELL RACE

RESULTS

Tim Nudds was 16th in 1.24.21 at the OULTON PARK HALF MARATHON, Jayne Moreton  was 168th in 1.51.07 at the WREXXHAM HALF and Bentetler 29th in 1.22.01 at the STAN BRADSHAW PENDLE ROUND FELL RACE.

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