Gibson take Plum spot at front of club’s Plodders
JOHN Gibson was the first Bourton Roadrunners member to finish at the Pershore Plum Plodders 10k
He clocked 49.52, closely chased all the way by Susan Hunt in 50.08.
David Turnbull had another fine run in 53.55, with Liz Hulcup gaining on him to finish as first LV65 in 53.55. Gill Carrick had a strong run in 54.50.
At the Winchcombe Hill Climb 10k from Sudeley Castle with a climb of 650 feet to Belas Knap and back, Diana Dee clocked 53.15 and was 1st LV50.
Her children Kiya, Taya and Kian filled the first three places in the 5k race.
Graham Lane ran with his daughter Victoria and finished in 72.34.
Janice Townsend finished the Headington five-mile race in 54.35.
And Linda Edwards completed the Severn Bridge Half Marathon event as part of her marathon training preparation, finishing in 2.04.18.
» Kian Dee claimed the Gloucestershire Boys Mile Championship, run as part of the club’s annial race in Bourton.
Dee led from the start en route to a time of 5.40 - just outside the top 30 in the adults race - as he was chased home by the improving Peter Fletcher in 5.53.
Completing a clean sweep for the club was Jonathan Cook who was third in 5.57.
Lucas Harley, still an under-11, was sixth in 6.18, four seconds and one place ahead of with Reuben Longfield Wilf Harrison eighth in 6.27, Jimmy Hunt ninth in 6.28, Alfie Samso 11th in 6.34, Arthur Fletcher 12th in 6.38, Ned Harrison 13th in 6.41, Theo Birch 14th in 6.44 and Freddie Samson 17th in in 6.59.
Gaby Jones returned from injury and studies to win the Under-20 race in 6.05.
In the girls race, Annabella Williams was second in 6.16 while behind her Helena West pipped Maite Capper for bronze with both given the same time.
There were some fine runs in the fun with Edward Jones finishing third in 6.40 with David Hanson fifth in 7.04 and Arlen Hartley sixth in 7.08 and William Chalmers seventh in 7.10.
Daniel Bett was 12th in 8.08 while Felix Thompson cut short his holiday to finish 16th despite a broke arm.
Chloe Krzywiec was first girl home in 10th overall with 7.16, closely followed by her sister Pippa in 14th in 7.47.
Imogen Long-field is improving with each race with 19th while Eleanor Jones put in yet another fine performance and she powered down the finishing straight to take 22nd in 9.10.
The Bourton junior ahead of the mile race