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Click here to see the 10k race results. Click MORE to see the results of the 2k. Click here to see Fradley 3/2012 PHOTOS. Over 860 runners took part in the Florette Fradley 10k on Sunday March 11th 2012 – a 20% increase on last year.
Royal Sutton AC athlete Nick Corker lead a record field of nearly 900 athletes home last Sunday (March 11th) in the FLORETTE FRADLEY 10K. Corker set a fast pace from the start and was always in the front two as he and Ashley Hurdman were together at the end of the first lap but Corker then eased away to win in a time of 32:37 with Hurdman second in 33:20 and Richard Whitelegg of Hinckley AC in 3rd at 33:32. First woman home was Long Eaton RC’s Sarah Harris in 35:36 finishing a very creditable 16th overall and she was followed by Derby AC athlete Rachel Olivant in 38:08 with Foxy Dawson 3rd in 38:13. In the Florette Fradley Junior 2k, the race was won by Harry Whitelake in 8:02, first girl home was Lucy Harris in 8:30.
Sponsored by Florette
James Trollop of Birchfield Harriers won the Florette Fradley 10k today. The 2010 winner romped home but was hampered in his valiant attempt to break the course record by runners completing the first lap of the 2 lap route as a record turn out also caused the start to be delayed by 15 minutes. (more…)
Local athlete and Birchfield Harrier James Trollop (pictured left) found the windy conditions to his liking in the Florette Fradley 10k held in Fradley Village near Lichfield on 14th March 2010.
The always popular event had attracted a large field of runners from all over the UK and was sponsored for the first time by Fradley company Florette – the UK’s leading bagged salad specialists, ensuring plenty of spectators were on hand to sample the free samples handed out!
Trollop (18) from Lichfield, headed the field from the start and gradually increased his lead throughout the race to finish in a very creditable 30mins 48 secs, second man home was Coventry Godiva runner Richard Burman in 32.31secs, with Meynell Valley Hunters Tri Club’s Ashley Hurdman third in 33.28.
First female athlete was Melanie James of Bourneville Harriers in 37.51, followed in second place by Kate Cannon in 37.57.