Rob Danson placed 2nd in the prestigious Salford 10k on Good Friday in a close race just 12 seconds behind first place and heading a group of chasers. Rob ran a new personal best time of 31:01 around the largely flat 2-lap course around Lower Kersal. David Taylor finished 63rd with 35:35, a great run, with Lee Barlow 90th in 37:00, a chip time of 36:57. Helen Lawrenson was 29th woman with a good run recording 42:00 (41:51 chip time) for 193rd place overall.
Paul Gregory was the first Wesham finisher in the Good Friday Caldervale 10 Mile race over its hilly single lap course clocking a time of 1:04:43 for 6th place. Steve Myerscough was 11th and 4th M40 in 1:08:19. Jason Blagden was 28th in 1:13:27; Jenn Salt was 18th woman and 77th in 1:23:40; Chris Moss 110th in 1:32:08; Diane Blagden 44th woman and 129th in 1:38:38; John Howorth 133rd in 1:39:15
The Road Race Championship standings have just been updated following the Caldervale 10. Have a look at the Road Race Championship page.
Well done to all our runners who completed their “graduation” 5k at Lytham Hall parkrun today. Would be great to welcome all of you as new members. Join us.
Rob Danson started of this year’s Inter Club race series in Stanley Park Blackpool as he finished the last series, leading the race from start to finish despite a determined challenge from Dave Rigby running second claim for Preston. Danson completed the 4-mile double lap in 19:43 to extend his lead to 8 seconds. James Mulvany worked his way steadily up to 10th place with a time of 21:36 with David Taylor a strong run of 22:14 to place 12th. Steve Waterhouse judged a good run and finished 23rd in 22:57, 3rd M45 with Lee Barlow finishing strongly in 24th with 23:01, 4th M45. Steve Myerscough was 31st in 23:20; Ugis Datvas 33rd in 23:25; Garry Barnett in good form 34th with 23:26 and 2nd M50; Paul Gregory 43rd with 23:50 and with Jason Barlow 46th in 23:53 Wesham won the overall team category, a great start to the season. Continue reading
On Monday 24 April we will be holding a Predictor Race.
Register on the night and guess your finish time. Run without any timing or distance devices – no watch, Garmin, pedometer, fitbit, MP3 or anything else that fits the description. The person closest to their predicted time will be declared the winner.
You will only be told the route and distance on the night. Although it will be over 4 miles but under the Handicap distance of 4.9.
There is a Trophy up for grabs and maybe more than one prize!!
We now have a shared Google calendar that appears on our website on the right hand side of each page and on our Calendar page.
The WRR Beginners group first 5k is this Saturday at Lytham Parkrun. Don’t forget to register. Lytham Hall Parkrun
Entries have opened for the 2017 Wesham 10k. Lots of entries already. Enter online at wesham10k.co.uk
Well done to everyone who ran the summer handicap last night. The results have just been uploaded. Summer Handicap Results
The Trail Race Championship standings have just been updated. Find them here Trail Race Championship