It was a busy week for athletics but quiet for Wesham members. In the Catforth 10k on Sunday Chris Hastwell finished 7th in 38:39 with a great run on a fine sunny if a little windy morning. Steve Abbott was 9th in 39:55 finishing 3rd M40. Steve Myerscough came in 14th and 1st M45 with 41:56. Peter Cruse was 3rd M55 and 22nd overall in 43:34, with Finlay McCalman 70th in 51:52. Sharlan Butcher placed 30th woman and 99th in 60:09.
There was a select few in the Marsden 10 Mile Trail race on Sunday across the Yorkshire moors, the latest fixture in the Wesham Trail Running Championship. Paul Gregory took it all in his stride and finished 8th and 2nd M40 in 1:14:46, with two severe climbs over the moorland circuit. Steven Gore found it challenging but he came in 18th in 1:19:59 with a good performance for 4th M35. Elliot Costello finished well in 68th place in a time of 1:28:47.Continue reading