Gib­son take Plum spot at front of club’s Plod­ders

Gloucestershire Echo - - SPORTING INDEX -

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

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