Results for the East Farm Frolic – 26.8.17 & 27.8.17
This event hosted a 10k, half and marathon on the Saturday and on the Sunday a “frolic” run as many laps as you can in 12 hours. The area the route went through was a bit of woodland, two farmyards, open fields and a hill, (a big hill too), so 3 laps was about half a marathon, 6 laps got you a Dorset marathon.
|6 laps||20 miles||Lee Hill|
|6 laps||20 miles||Dave Fawkner|
|8 laps||26 miles||Daniel Connolly|
|8 laps||26 miles||Marry Connolly|
Results for the Double or Quit 5 mile – 26.8.17
The Double or Quit Race is an annual multi-terrain 5 or 10 mile race around scenic Shipley Park in Derbyshire. Runners could choose the distance they wanted to run on the day, 5 or 10 miles or Nordic Walk. The route started on grass for first 400m and then gravel/shale up to the 1 mile mark. Runners then followed the track alongside the woods over two bridges before going uphill on a broad track with sleepers laid in the surface. There was then some red shale and gravel for 1 mile followed by a steep uphill section, and then a gentle gravelly downhill (4 miles), some more (flat) tarmac and earth/gravel along a long-disused railway before finishing the lap on the grass field near the start.
Results for the Jurassic Coast 10k – 26.8.17
This race took runners across a range of terrains including public footpaths, quiet rural roads and coast paths. The route started on the seafront and joined the footpath heading north along the mouth of River Otter. After 1.5k runners crossed the River Otter and joined a rural path heading east until they reached the coast path at Crab ledge where it turned south. Runners then followed the undulating Coast Path for a further 5k until they headed north recrossing the River Otter. Finally, there was a footpath south retracing the first stage of the run back to Lime Kiln Car Park.
Results for the Badgers Atherstone 10k – 27.8.17
This race event hosted by Badgers RC centred on the pretty market town of Atherstone in Warwickshire. The event offered a challenging course taking in the beautiful North Warwickshire countryside including exclusive access through the private Merevale Estate. The race started on Long Street and finished in historic Market Square. Fantastic 1st place age categories for Sam Lowe and Graham Patton, also 3rd places in their categories for Cathy McKeown and Cal Oddy.
Results for the Ellesmere 10k – 27.8.17
This race was a mix of road and well surfaced flat trail, very gentle undulations with just one sharp turn and a hump-back canal bridge to negotiate. There was also some stunning scenery with the start and finish at Lakelands Schools. Well done to Angela for winning first place in her age category.
Results for the Engelfield 10k – 27.8.17
This race was a multi-terrain 10k course, in the beautiful setting of Englefield Estate near Theale, Berkshire. The private Berkshire estate is opened for the event by kind permission of the Benyon family and the route was a looped circuit of the Estate including paths, tracks, woods, lakes, two small hills, the village, and passed one side of the main house The event also offered a 3.5k course for under-15s and a family “Treasure Hunt” walk round the park whilst the races were on.
Results for the Winchcombe 10k – 27.8.17
This race was a multi-terrain route starting at Sudeley Castle as part of the Winchcombe Country Show, the route climbed over 650 feet to the Neolithic long barrow Belas Knap with spectacular views.