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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

Predictor Race Monday 24 April

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!!

Alex’s News Report

The opening Curlys 5k Trail race in the series of three from the restaurant above Horwich kicked off Wesham’s new trail running series and attracted 20 members. First to complete the hilly 5km route was Gary Barnett finishing 9th in 19:45 placing 1st M50. Second across the line was Steve Myerscough with 20:43, 3rd M40 closely chased by Trail Captain Steven Gore in 20:45. Daniel Shaw was one place behind with 21:05. Jason Blagden showed his strengths with 21:09 to place 20th and 3rd M45.  Paul Hetherington came in 22nd with 21:12 as 5th M40.  Nigel Shepherd ran well to place 32nd in 24:09, 1st M55. Martin Bates was 1st M60 and 33rd with 24:19.

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