Results for the July the Turd Half Marathon – 3.7.18
This race was located in Coalport in Telford and involved 2 x 7 mile laps for the half marathon taking in Part of the Silkin Way, Rough Park and the Valley of Ironbridge and was a mixture of paths and tracks.
Results for the Harborough 5 – 3.7.18
This was the penultimate race in the summer series. It is a one lap course starting and finishing near Foxton Locks in Leicestershire. After a 400m lap of a field, the runners hit the road with a gentle incline, over the canal, before heading downhill for a mile towards the village of Lubenham where they turn to run for a mile and a quarter uphill to the 4 mile marker passed an overgrown entrance to Gartree Prison ! Then it is a gentle downhill last mile to the finish with another 400m lap of the field. Well done to Graham who won his age category – Race Report from Martin Smith.
Results for the 7@Severn Morning & Evening Race – 7.7.18
This year there was a 7:00am and a 7:00pm running of this race. Members got up early for the 7am version while others took part in the 7k evening race around Draycote Water. Some completed both races and a parkrun in-between!
Results for the Birmingham Black Country Half – 7.7.18
The Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon is a unique point to point race along the canal towpaths between Wolverhampton City Centre and Brindley Place in Birmingham. The route is largely flat with locks and bridges as the only inclines, the route included the famous ‘Coseley Tunnel’ a 360 metre tunnel,a memorable feature of the scenic course. The route featured floating drink stations (canal barges) every 3 miles offering runners water and electrolyte.
Results for the Cider Frolic – 7.7.18
The Cider frolic is a race for solos, pairs and three and teams of fours. Each lap is 6 km(ish) so seven laps = a marathon. You can read Daniel’s race report here.
|7 laps||06:58:59||Daniel Connolly|
Results for the Northbrook 10k – 8.7.18
A great turnout of 43 Massey Runners completed the Northbook 10k (7th race in the WRRL) in very hot conditions. This local race is run over one lap on mainly rural roads around the Allesley to Corley area, described as an undulating and scenic course. The first half of the course is generally rising with the highest point at 6km and the last 3 km downhill. Well done to Scott who came 2nd overall. Read Dave’s race report here.