Burnden Race Reports

Tuesday 9th October 2018


BURNDEN claimed two victories at the Rivington Half Marathon at the weekend.
Anne Ferguson was 1st F60 in 1hr 57mins 6secs and Jane Forrest was 1st F55 in 2:03:10.
Andy Staveley was the first Burnden runner to complete the tough course, 2nd V55 and 23rd overall in 1:42:35.
Lyndsay Darbyshire was next, 2nd F50 in 1:54:55.
Other notable category times came from Don Nichol, 2nd V60 in 2:01:04, and Shirley Staveley, 4th F50 in 2:03:21. Phil Glassbrook was 3rd V70 in 2:17:38.
Other results:
Steven Bate (1:55:55), Gayle Gerrard (2:15:15), Kris Worsley (2:16:28), Craig Philpot (2:16:28), Denise Hodgkinson (2:17:14).


Jackie Oakes led home the Burnden contingent at the Chester Marathon, posting a PB time of 3:53:10 ahead of Phil Holden who finished in 4:23:07. Sarah Woodiwiss also came in under five hours with her time of 4:58:18. Debra Hennessey completed the course in 5:00:34.
Several members were running their first marathon and crossed the line together. Susan Wood and Rita Ledwards posted times of 5:15:44, Jackie Cairns 5:15:45 and Joanne Darby 5:15:46.