Ian Dunning of Team Bath AC ran out as the winner in the eleventh running of the Great Chalfield 10K held with Broughton Gifford & Holt Scout Group. Ian completed the playfully undulating course in 37-minutes and 40-seconds ahead of Nicholas Hancock or Corsham Running Club and Marko Nurminen from Nailsea.
In the ladies race Emma Tate from Neston led home in 44-minutes and 7-seconds ahead of Jenny Freeman from Broughton Gifford and Catherine Adsett of Corsham Running Club.
Age category awards went to: 1st MV40 – Ben Williams from Broughton Gifford; 1st FV40 – Yuka Morrell of Corsham Running Club; 1st MV50 – Richard Morgetroyd of Avon Valley Runners; 1st FV50 – Fiona Price of Avon Valley Runners; 1st MV60 – Andrew Jefferies of Avon Valley Runners; 1st FV60 – Kath
Due to the scheduling of extensive roadworks throughout September in Kington St Michael, we have taken the decision to cancel the Hullavington Full Marathon. The route of the Hullavington 10K is not impacted and the 10K will continue as planned. Entrants into the Hullavington Full Marathon and Marathon Relay have been eMailed with options for their entries.
Andrew Kirkup of Lonely Goat RC led home the small but perfectly formed field at the inaugural Hullavington 20-mile road race in an impressive 1-hour 58-minutes 38-seconds ahead of Thomas Smith from London Fields Triathlon Club and Will Langdon from Bristol.
In the ladies race Fransesca Rawlings of Clevedon AC recorded 2-hours 15-minutes 43-seconds to take victory ahead of Maree Jesson of Corby AC and Louise Letmen from Newbury.
Age category awards went to: 1st MV40 – Michael Milstead of St Mary’s Running & Triathlon Club; 1st MV50 – James Woosnam of Team Bath; 1st MV60 – Neil Williams of Royal Wootton Bassett Hounds; 1st FV40 – Zoe Lambard from City of Salisbury A&RC; 1st FV50 – Yvonne Morton of Swindon Striders; 1st FV60 – Lesley Cottle of Almost Athletes.
After an absence of two years we were able to get the tenth running of the Wiltshire 10 road race underway at Melksham. Leading the 350 strong field home in the driving rain was Jon Cracknell of Lonely Goat RC in exactly 53-minutes, ahead of David Eagon from Bristol & West AC and Aaron Pritchard of Team Bath.
In the Ladies race Amy Partridge from Bristol & West AC led home in 62-minutes 28-seconds ahead of Lucy Richens from Westbury Harriers and Emma Hines of Chippenham Harriers.
Age group awards went to:
MV40 – Anthony Glover of Westbury Harriers; FV40 – Victoria Ratcliffe of Somer AC; MV50 – Jason Beavon of St Mary’s Sports Centre Running & Triathlon Club; FV50 – Jackie Rockliffe of Avon Valley Runners; MV60 – Simon Reeves of Avon Valley Runners; FV60 – Diane Hier of Avon Valley Runners.
One hundred and sixty runners signed up for the White Horse Gallop Trail Run, which this year was hosting Race #1 of the Wiltshire Off-Road Race League and meant that the field had a strong presence from the local clubs. Leading the way around the challenging 8-mile course in a time of 51-minutes was Jake Stephens of Chippenham Harriers followed by Mike Parrott of Running for Time and Tim Lerwill of Avon Valley Runners.
In the Ladies race Justina Burles of Warminster Running Club took the honours with Michelle Maxwell of Chippenham Harriers and Emily Griffiths of Bath Amphibians close behind.
Age category awards went to: MV40 – Stuart Henderson of Corsham Running Club; FV40 – Laura Midwinter of Corsham Running Club; MV50 – Simon Rawlins of Royal Wootton Bassett Hounds; FV50 – Amanda Garton-Rea of Lonely Goats Running Club; MV60 – Phil Threfall from Edington; FV60 – Alison Collins of Corsham Running Club.
Chippenham Harriers took both the Mens and Ladies Team prizes
Congratulations to Sebastian Symington from London and Catie O’Donaghue of Bristol & West AC who ran out as winners in the inaugural Hullavington Full Marathon – the first Marathon held on the roads of Wiltshire for over 31-years.
Provisional results from the Hullavington Full Marathon are online here
The 10K saw victory for Tom Gurney from Avon Valley Runners and Kiya Dee of Highworth Running Club.
Provisional results from the Hullavington 10K can be found here.