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Rob Danson flying the flag for Wesham

The final race of the Inter Club series between the Blackpool, Chorley, Lytham, Preston, Red Rose, Thornton and Wesham clubs was a pitched battle right to the finish line in Worden Park in Leyland, with the Open category tied between Wesham and Preston before this seventh event. Rob Danson laid the challenge right from the start and stormed away over the 3-lap 4-mile course to complete an unparalleled winning streak, clocking 20:44 to win by 38 seconds from Preston’s Dave Rigby.

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Rob Danson unprecedented running streak in the Inter Club Grand Prix

Wesham were narrowly defeated by Preston in the final round of the Inter Club Grand Prix in Worden Park Leyland on Wednesday, hosted by Red Rose having been equal placed over the previous six races. Rob Danson was once again a clear winner from the start line, roaring away from Preston’s Dave Rigby having now had a clean sweep of virtually all the events in this series for well over 5 years, an unmatched achievement in the 25-year history. Full results and report next week.

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Red Rose Interclub

The final race in the Interclub series is this Wednesday at 7pm. With the open completion currently tied, it’s all to play for. The Post code for Worden park is PR25 1DJ. The buffet is at the Priory club, Broadfield Drive PR25 1PD

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Ugis Datavs completed the Liverpool to Leeds Canal Race over 130 miles of towpath

The Pilling 10k on Saturday morning attracted a few Wesham members as it was the next race in the Age Graded series, and the good-sized field of athletes were rewarded with a fine late summer morning with rising temperatures for the Bank Holiday weekend.  Paul Lancashire finished 21st in a good position with a time of 43:23. Carmel Sullivan was 6th woman and 1st W50 in 23rd place in 43:32. Mick Edge was the next Wesham finisher in 35th place and 3rd M55 in 46:41. Alan Hudson won the M70 age category and he finished 39th in 47:20. Peter Rooney was 5th M60 and 46th in 49:32.

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