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10 Mile Road Race

sponsored by Brampton Brewery

 

T-shirt plus bottle of beer from Brampton Brewery

to all finishers

 

ONLINE ENTRY NOW OPEN

 

9:30am Sunday 7 July 2019

 

Less than 2 weeks to go now so if you want to run don't delay

 

Click Here to go to Race Page and enter online or check you are in.

 

 

2 KM Trail Fun Run

sponsored by Unit 1

 

Medal to all finishers


The next league race is at Carsington Water, details available via the league website CLICK HEREParking is available at The Milfields Car Park DE6 3JL.  Please can people car share as much as possible due to the limited parking spaces.

 

This is an "out and back" race, same course as last year (roughly 5.5 miles), with the start on "the dam" which allows for a faster start.  Runners will then run back down to Millfields Car Park and follow the path round, through the car park and out onto the more hillier section of Carsington. There will be a marshal at the turn around point and there should be some water available there too (should anyone need it).

 

There will be marshals, markers and signs throughout the course however all participants should be aware that the route is open to the public and care should be taken especially on the blind bends.

  

Water and cups will be provided but if anyone has their own race cups or even water bottles that they could take, that would cut down on all the plastic wastage. 


TWIGG HANDICAP Tuesday 11 JUNE

 

We were set for a record turnout this year but the weather put many runners off although we still finished with our second highest number of finishers with 65 braving the awful conditions. Thanks to everyone one who ran and also to those who had the worst of the conditions, our course marshals and helpers.

 

First to cross the finish line, making his Twigg debut, was Martin Cooper in a fantastic time of 44:02 although considering he claimed a 10k handicap of 45 minutes he may have managed to outwit the handicap committee! Martin (pictured on the right) set off 30 minutes after the first runner and managed to overtake more than half the field. His 'gun time' was 74:02 which was just 16 seconds ahead of Joanna Smederod with Maggie Gorman a further 11 seconds back in 3rd place. Most of the handicaps seemed to have worked out ok with a steady stream of runners heading down Newbold Road despite a 41 minute gap between first and last at the start.

 

Richard Start posted the quickest time of the night, covering the 10k+ distance in 36:39. 2018 winner Joel Siddall was 2nd in 38:13 which was actually quicker than his winning time from last year of 39:14, a brilliant run considering the conditions. There was a tie for third quickest with Tom Topham, Nick Baker & Neil Robins all completing the course in 41 minutes.

 

A final thanks to Sue Brundrett who once again organised another great Twigg event. Full results can be downloaded below.

 

Any queries please text Sue Brundrett on 07920 108357 or email susannepia@virginmedia.com

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19 Twigg Result.pdf
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Grassmoor 10k

Sunday 2 June

 

Thank you to all who supported the inaugural Grassmoor 10k, it was a fine morning and thankfully most finished before the rain came.

 

Congratulations to our race winners Greg Hopkinson of Beeston AC who posted a time of 35.59 and first lady was unattached Chew Tan in a time of 46.55.

 

Full results for both the 5k and 2k Fun Run can now be downloaded below, apologies for delay with fun run results. For more detailed 5k category results follow THIS LINK.

 

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19 Grassmoor Results.pdf
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19 Grassmoor Fun Run Results.pdf
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No Walk in the Park -  1 June

 Thanks to everyone for supporting our races today, results are now available to download below. Any queries can be emailed to nwip2019@gmail.com

 

Our next NWIP will be on Saturday 6th July. 

 

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NWIP 1st June 2019.pdf
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Fun Run Result 1st June 2019.pdf
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You can also view full and category results for the 5k via THIS LINK.


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