Martin Cooks up victory
BOURTON Roadrunners members have been taking part in a wide variety of events, with Martin Cook winning the Northleach 10k, the sixth event of the club’s annual race series in a brilliant time of 42:26.
Next home was Jake Aster (43:48), fifth overall in the race, having won the companion 3k event last year.
First lady for Bourton was Niamh Shoemark in 47:59 and other Bourton runners were Diana Dee (49:08), John Gibson (51:35), Susan Hunt (53:43), David Turnbull (56:59), Gill Carrick (58:39), and Sally Gaden running her first 10k (62:26).
Lynn Hudson was third LV65 at the Sandford Park Lido Sprint Triathlon and three Bourton runners took part in the Gloucester 10k - David Rees (48:24), Linda Edwards (second claim 51:43) and Sharon Rees (59:34).
Five members took on the Hook Norton Firkin 5 miles, including Nick Harper, Susan Hunt, Janice Townsend, Jeanette Brew and Donna Harper.
The Bath Two Tunnels Half offered three alternatives for this 13.1 mile event, with Linda Edwards electing to run the ‘return ticket’ two-lap version and she completed the course in 1:59:22.
Steph and Gary Holton took part in the Original Mountain Marathon (OMM) Lite at Cannock Chase, a two-day orienteering event.
On day one they were 75th and on day two gained 15 places finishing 60th and ninth in the mixed vets group.
Edwards took on the Newport Marathon and covered the rural course in 4.11.11, a massive PB, finishing fifth in her age group.