Burnden Race Reports

Tuesday 21st August 2018

CATHERINE DOWDALL DARWEN GALA FELL RACE

ANDY Staveley and Anne Ferguson both came away from the Catherine Dowdall Darwen Gala Fell Race with age group successes.
The demanding 5-mile course with more than 1,000 feet of climb follows a scenic route and Andy covered it in style, winning the M55 category and coming 3rd overall in a time of 37mins 15secs.
Anne won the women’s race and was therefore comfortably 1st F60 in 44:16. Don Nichol was 3rd M60 in 49:57.

SALE SIZZLER 5K

Seven members took part in the fourth race in the Sale Sizzler 5K series with Rob Short first home in a superb time of 17:29, the only one under 18 minutes.
Lee White was 4th M45 in 18:16 and Mel Walker 2nd M75 in 23:50.
Marcus Taylor completed the course in 18:48, with Ed Ashton close behind in 19:03. David Broadhurst recorded a time of 22:17 and Helen Shan came home in 25:52.

WHITWORTH TRAIL
Lorraine Halwood completed her 43rd marathon in the Whitworth trail event although it ended up being a 28-miler which she completed in 6:04:11. Paula Pilling took part in the half marathon race and finished 2nd in the women’s race and 1st F40 with a time of 2:09:59.

BIRCHWOOD 10k
Marcus Chester was the first of three members to complete the Birchwood 10K. He posted 39:58 with Mark Jackson next in 41:57 and Mel Walker 1st M75 in 50:09.

FLEETWOOD HALF MARATHON
Adam Holmes tackled the Fleetwood Half Marathon and came home in 2:09:25 while Jackie Oakes travelled to Lancaster for the Riverside Half and recorded a time of 1:49:55.

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