Alex’s Newspaper Report.

There were several events to run off the Christmas festivities, and Wesham members saw out the year in various events with the Boxing Day 10k in Leyland being the most popular locally. With many Santas and elves still prevalent David Taylor finished 9th in 36:48. Steve Abbott was 15th in 38:06 running in bib number 1 and placing 4th M40. Chris Hastwell was 18th in 38:45 and 4th M35. Neil Harrison placed 20th with 39:07; and Alek Walker 27th 40:01 with Lee Nixon 28th in 40:16. Stuart Clayton was 59th and 5th M50 in 44:36. Helen Lawrenson finished 9th woman and 1st W50 in 44:59, 65th overall and Michelle Tickle was 12th woman, 4th W45 in 46:20, 81st overall. Sharon Cooper placed 188th with 53:17; Ben Wrigley was 269th in 57:36; and Claire Axcell 326th in 61:10.

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Couch 2 5k

Wesham Road Runners are organising another beginners programme in the form of a Couch to 5k (C25K). Places are limited and online registration for the course is required to guarantee you a place. Please see our Beginners Programme for further detail.

Registration for the course takes place on Wednesday 15th January 6.15pm at Kirkham Cricket Club.