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FLETCHER HAS THAT FRADLEY FEELING
The Spring sun shone brightly at the Florette Fradley 10k and record crowds as well as a bumper field took to the streets of Fradley Village North of Lichfield to make the day special for all who turned out to watch or run.
The race was won by James Fletcher (Notts AC) in 34:32 with one time previous winner Phil Clamp (Tipton Harriers) in second in 35:05 and Chris Neil (Barrow Runners) third in 35:17.
First female athlete home was Rachel Olivant (Derby RC) with Sarah Dauncey from the local Lichfield RC second (39:01) and Kelly Weall (Notts AC) third (39:58).
Niki Webster, Marketing Manager at Florette, comments: “Once again Florette has been proud to sponsor this feel good event which never fails to deliver a fun atmosphere for the local community. There was a real buzz around the course this year and we’d like to congratulate everyone who took part and made this year’s event bigger and better than ever.”
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The 5th Xtreme Challenge at Catton Hall Estate in South Derbyshire sponsored by Lichfield Health and Fitness Club attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd of mad runners all intent on enjoying the wet and windy winter conditions. The race was won by Adam Robinson in 49.36, a fast time over a newly designed and longer obstacle run course.
2nd home was Roben Hall in 50:17 with 3rd place going to Adam Carney in 50:17. First female home was Laura Appleby in 1:05:12 followed by Heidi Hunt in 1:05:49 with Nichola Jackson in 3rd place in 1:06:36. A full set of results can be seen below.
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The Xtreme Challenge – Sunday 7th Feb 2016 10.30am at Catton Hall, Staffordshire.
TAYLOR MADE FOR DAMION
A wet and windy late November Sunday saw a good size field take to the muddy tracks and pathways in Kingsbury Water Park in Warwickshire for a cross country 10k.
Damion Taylor (no142) defied the stormy conditions to race into an early lead which he kept adding to as he stretched his lead further to romp home in a fast time of 35:56. He was followed home by David Jackson (no143) in 38.46, with Barry Lloyd (no126) 3rd in 39.19.
The first female home was Laura Pettifer (no123) in 43.51, in 2nd was Jenny Lloyd (no127) in 48.39 and Kate Miller (no71) was 3rd in 49.31.
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THE LONG WAY HOME
The 5th annual TCR FM TAMWORTH 10km was won by Stephen Long of Notts AC in 34:33 and in an exciting finish second place Simon Birch of Hinckley Running Club was close behind in 34:39 with Neil O’Hanlon just behind in third in 34:45.
The TCR FM Tamworth 10k was voted 4th best 10k in the UK by Runners World in 2013 as it’s scenic but mainly flat 5k loop course takes in some of the town’s best scenery with its start and finish set in the popular Castle Grounds leisure facility with its gardens, sports amenities, walkways and cafe.
The TCR FM Tamworth 10k Oct 2015 will start and finish in the beautiful grounds surrounding Tamworth Castle and will wind its way through the grounds and out into the town, then follow a canal section in Fazeley, before returning to the Castle Grounds.
The first Running Form 1 Mile meeting saw nearly 20 athletes participating on a cold early Autumn evening on the track at the Shobnall Leisure complex in Burton on Trent.
Sub 7 minute Mile
1st Tim Neville 5:14:98
2nd Ian Hewitt 5:19:21
3rd Richard Evans 5:22:54
7-9 minute Mile
1st Mark Deakin 6:48:97
2nd Jo Melville 6:59:03
3rd Melanie Deakin 7:08:80
9 minute + Mile
1st Mark Gardner 9:03:04
2nd Karli Gardner 9:11:04
1 Mile Relay
1st Team 1 12:03
2nd Team 2 12:08