Burnden Race Reports

Tuesday 3rd July 2018

JOAN RHODES AND FRED NORRIS MEMORIAL 5KBURNDEN enjoyed a successful outing at the Joan Rhodes and Fred Norris Memorial 5K event at Radcliffe.
Steve Nolan was 9th overall and 1st V55 in 18mins 50secs, with Rob Short (19:11), Paul Duke (19:23) and Marcus Taylor (19:35) the others to finish under 20 minutes.
Paula Pilling was 3rd in the ladies race and 2nd F40 in 21:05, ahead of Sarah Watton, 5th overall and 3rd FS in 21:31.
Two members won their age categories. Gwen Kinloch was 1st F55 in 22:16 and Anne Ferguson was 1st F60 in 23:47.
Sheila Christie was 3rd F55 in 26:10, Carolyn Barker 2nd F50 in 26:15 and Emma Walker 2nd F45 in 26:27.
Other results:
Mark Jackson (20:33), Lee White (20:36), Gareth Doherty (20:58), Keith Thomas (21:39), Tony Wall (22:08), Andy Duffy (22:20), Mark Butler (22:48), Adrian Ashburn (23:14), Vicki Hamer (23:28), David Broadhurst (23:36), Don Nichol (24:25), Gayle Gerrard (24:57), Andy Warburton (25:44), David Morrison (25:46), Kerry Stevenson (27:04), Louise Fox (28:04), Linda O’Byrne (28:07), Don Taylor (28:12), Louise Wall (29:40), Tracey Lowe (29:53).
Shay Walker was 4th in the Morecambe Half Marathon in 1:25:39 although confusion caused by a marshal suggests he could have actually finished even higher.

Kirsty White won the Trailblaster Ultra 6-hour Solo ladies race at Burnley completing 11 laps – the equivalent of 55km in 5:22:55 a full lap plus 26 minutes ahead of the second placed female finisher.
No competitor managed more laps than her and she was only six minutes off overhauling the time of the first-placed male runner.
Lee White completed eight laps in 3:56:32 and Sue Blackman registered six laps in 4:49:34.
Simon Marland finished fourth overall in the 12-Hour Solo event, completing 12 laps in 7:53:19.

Dawn Evans was in Leeds for the Endure 24-hour Ultra and covered seven laps of the course in 23:03:57, stretching a total of 35 miles.

Steven Snape, Joyce Tyldesley and Bill Kelly travelled to the coast for the Southport Half Marathon. Steven was first to finish in 2:45:50, followed by Joyce in 3:02:38 and Bill in 3:19:27.


Lucille Corrigan took on the tough climbs of the Lake District at the Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon. Partnered by Richard Smith, she covered the 17km Wansfell course, with 1,140m of steep climb in 6:33:10 on the Saturday and followed that up with 5:30:35 over the 12km Sunday course, with 920m of ascent

Julie Riddle and Jackie Oakes opted for a cycling challenge and took on the Sigma Sports West Coast Classic Sportive, covering the 56-mile short route together in 5:04:12.