The fourth race in the summer series certainly fitted the bill, Summer felt like it had arrived with sunny sky's and a warm balmy evening, not the perfect ingredient for super fast racing you would think, well think again, The Davies Boys were in town and they would be giving it everything, Steve Cale was in third position and could only watch and wonder, Tim was giving everything and coming off the hill managed to pull the advantage, not only that, he broke the course record too, 18.05 seconds 24 seconds ahead of brother Andrew.
Tonight's race was full of the usual mystery, fun and suprises, after a wet day the clouds rolled back and the sun came out, we had 67 starters to what is proving to be a ever popular race, John Bowie and Lauren Morley both of the newly formed Trismart club won the Mens and Ladies race respectively in the RP race, but it was the Shroppy Handicap that was the main event.
The next race on the Shropshire Fell Running Calendar is Wednesday 17 June, its the Annual Shroppy Handicap organised by Shrewsbury AC run from Criggion, 5 miles West of Shrewsbury, the event features a race within a race, as well as the normal style race, every runner who has run in the Shropshire Series of Summer or Winter Races will be given a handicap, some say I make up these times up, but I can assure you it's all based on hard facts of how you have been running over last 12 months, the handicap time is subtracted from your actual time then we spin the dice and see who's won, the prize g
As organisers of the Stretton Hills Race we would just like to say thank you to all the people who helped and made the day possible, we have had and seen lots of positive feedback from runners all over the country, and would like to take this opportunity to share it with everyone else in the team; Click on read More to see comments
Results from the weekends English Championships Fell Race have now been checked and updated, times checked and information regards positions at CP3 & CP4 have been added.
Lots of Photographs can be viewed and bought from http://www.uksportpictures.com/ we have had a problem with the link but it appears to be working OK now
Well well, what a day, Flamin' June an all that. The results on the website are all provisional, we had a few problems in the latter stages of the Men's Race because of water in the clocks, but hope to have a complete set of results up on the website before mid-week. Meanwhile, if anyone has any issues or anybody feels that we have got their times wrong please email us on email@example.com. Please click read more for full story.
Interesting competition at the top of the men's leader board on % of leader Score, Richard Roberts, Jon Bowie & Roland Stafford lead, have posted the best averages so far in the competition, but have not completed all the races, so Ian Grindle leads the pack on points ahead of Ian Cale, interesting as Ian C as a higher % of leaders score, think that's all down to how well they raced at the Caradoc Classic, Ian G also leads in the M40's. Anna Bartlett leads the ladies just ahead of Mel Price, full series results can be seen on the results pages
Tonight's race saw a record turn out with 106 runners entering the third of the summers series six races, Richard Roberts From Eryri won his second race of the series by a hansome margin, 1 minute 14 seconds ahead of Wolverhampton & Bilstons Ian Gridley, Anna Barlett won the Ladies race, see all the action on Alistairs website @ http://www.fellrunningpictures.co.uk. Results can be found on the results page of this and Dawies websites
Results from tonights race can now be found on the results page of the website, picture will also be available shortly on Alistairs web pages @ http://www.fellrunningpictures.co.uk. it was a great turn out on wet and cold night, Richard Roberts lead a field of a 132 runners home with Anna Bartlett winning the ladies race, series results will be updated sometime soon
Julian Wells and his crew are looking for a 'running' crew member to take part in the 3 Peaks Yacht Race in the middle of June, this race lasts about a week, their original running crew member is now unable to take part, The entry fee is £200 but may be negotiable! If you are interested please give Sue Wells a ring, her number is 01743 358122 or Julian Wells 01743 361188.