Winter Handicap Series 2023/2024

Braunton 10

Congratulations to everyone who ran the Braunton 10 Mile and 10K and thank you North Devon Road Runners for a fantastic race.

Blues 10k results: Keith Shapland 2nd in 0:35:58, Joe Davies 0:42:02 John Shapland 0:50:30 (1st V70).

Blues 10 mile results: Arron Kearney 2nd in 0:57:58, Jack Hastings 8th in 1:04:09, Martin Colwill 10th in 1:05:17, Gary Blight 1:06:45 (1st V40), Mark Curtis 1:09:18, David Spencer 1:10:53, Chris Stone 1:10:58, Vince Helliwell 1:11:54 (1st V60), Michael Harris (1:12:08), Steve Turner 1:16:08, Holly Webbe 1:19:29 (1st V40), Jon Lamont 1:20:15, Andrew Webbe 1:20:55, Helen Colwill 1:21:17, Gemma Steele 1:26:17, Candace Jewell 1:27:31, Jess Lamont 1:28:24, Michelle Blight (1:31:48), Eloise Pailin 1:42:31, Frank Dunlop 2:15:54 (1st V70)

Essar Four Villages Half Marathon

Simon Mugglestone finished 2nd V55 at the Essar Four Villages Half Marathon in 78:12 which means he earned an England Representative Vest to compete against Wales at the Great Manchester Half Marathon on Sunday 26 May

Stormforce 10

Both Dan Mapp and John O’Donoghue had epic runs at Sunday’s aptly named Stormforce 10 (miles) in Cornwall. Dan managed to, in his words’ “nip the win” in 0:53:59; while John finished 10th in 0:56:57

South West Inter County Championships

There was very tough competition but is was a great experience especially for Carys, Fin and Ollie representing the County for the first time.
U13G Carys Woodhead 13th; U17G Freya Woodhead 23rd; U17M Finley Cloak 21st, Ollie Goldsworthy 26th; Senior Male Flynn Jennings 5th, Mark Jenkins 20th (2nd M40)

First Chance 10k

Team Clements and Team Colwill smashed it at today’s sunny but cold race in Exeter
Martin Colwill 0:37:40 (4th V50), Steve Clements 0:42:53 (4th V60), Lorraine Clements 0:44:25 (1st V60), Helen Colwill 0:45:15 (2nd V50)

British Masters Champs

Simon Mugglestone won the British Masters V55 10 Mile title for the Blues in 0:59:40. The BMAF Championship were held as part of the Buntingford 10

Turkey Trot

Many thanks to Alan Heard and his merry helpers for putting on this festive event.