Burnden Race Reports

Tuesday 13th June 2018

HENDERSONS END FELL RACE

BURNDEN scored three victories at the Hendersons End Fell Race.
Paula Pilling was second in the women's race and 1st F35 in 1:07:11, Tony Wall 1st M60 a few minutes later in 1:11:42 and Anne Ferguson was 1st F55 with her time of 1:18:47.
Steve Nolan was the first club member to finish, 2nd M50 in 1:02:28, followed by Marcus Taylor on 1:05:17.
Keith Thomas was 2nd M60 in 1:12:03.
Other results:
Ged Turner (1:15:38), Steven Bate (1:15:41), Paul Duke (1:19:13), Don Taylor (1:23:13), Tony Woodiwiss (1:23:19), Sarah Woodiwiss (1:34:00), Phil Glassbrook (1:34:00), Jackie Oakes (1:34:00), Sally Cottrill (1:36:00), Emma Walker (1:36:50), Nadia Raza (1:38:06), Louise Wall (1:44:16).

KNOWL HILL FELL RACE
Louise Fox and David Morrison were also on fell race duty, covering the tough 10K Knowl Hill course with more than 1,200ft of climb. Louise finished in 1:40:51 with David right behind her in 1:40:53.

EDGWORTH 10K
Seven members took part in the Edgworth 10K, with Sarah Watton first home, coming second in the women’s race and 2nd FS with her time of 49:06.
Vicki Hamer was 7th in the women’s race in 54:54 and Jenna Leeks made it three members in the top 20 with her time of 60:00 exactly.
Paul Drew was the only male Burndener to tackle the event, finishing in a time of 57:50. Jackie Spiby crossed the line in 62:28, followed by Julie Riddle in 65:50 and Joanne Darby in 71:00.

ASTLEY PARK SERIES – Race 2
Anne Ferguson also picked up the F60 prize at the second of the Astley Park series with her time of 34:15. Lyndsay Darbyshire was 2nd F50 in 33:42 and Colm O’Brien finished in 34:19.

RACE THE TRAIN
The Race the Train event between Bury and Rawtenstall attracted five members, with Marcus Taylor 3rd V45 in 1:19:13.
Don Nichol was 4th V60 in 1:42:07, followed closely by Jackie Oakes, 3rd F45 in 1:44:42.
Kerry Stevenson posted a time of 1:56:44 with Tracey Lowe completing the Burnden representation in 2:03:40.

IRONMAN 70.3
In Staffordshire, Alec Cottrill conquered his first Ironman 70.3 event in great style. A 52:31 1.2-mile swim in Chasewater reservoir near Burntwood was followed by a time 3:34:39 over the 56-mile bike course before a half marathon of 2:25:18 gave him a total time of 7:12:48.

EPICMAN MIDDLE DISTANCE
Trevor Fishwick and Lorraine Halwood chose to test themselves over the same distances at the Epicman event in Lancaster.
Trevor came out of the water in 51:33 and completed the bike course in 4:03:59 and ran the 13.1 miles in 2:43:24, giving him a total time of 7:49:05.
Lorraine's times of 46:45 for the swim, 5:15:18 for the bike and 2:33:54 gave her an overall time of 8:46:32.

MAN V HORSE
Jane Forrest scored an age group win at the legendary Man v Horse challenge at Llanwrtyd Wells in mid Wales. She was 1st F55 in a time of 4:29:37.
Andy Staveley was the fastest on the day in 3:45:06, closely followed by Colin Rigby who completed the arduous 22-mile course in 3:50:52.
Keith Thomas crossed the line in 4:13:28 followed by Shirley Staveley in 4:29:38, Christophe Menand in 4:31:56 and Colm O’Brien in 5:01:24.
Team Burnden Road Runners was the pick of those who chose to run the course as a relay and they finished in 3:45:12.

TATTON PARK 10K
Paul Johnson completed the Tatton Park 10K in a time of 49:15.

WELSH CASTLES RELAY
Lee and Kirsty White joined the DEFRA Environment Agency team for the Welsh Castles Relay, a mammoth event over two days covering 200 miles in total.
Kirsty ran from Penygroes to Criccieth – a distance of 10.7 miles – in 1:16:42, while Lee covered the route from Dinas Mawddwy to Foel (10.8 miles) in 1:13:34 just over 11 minutes behind the stage winner. Both runs were the fastest Team runs in their respective stages.

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