Bewl Water Ultra Saturday 13th May 2017

Bewl Water Ultra Saturday 13th May 2017

On a busy weekend of racing for club members in the Bewl Water Ultra, Darren Santer was first home for the club on a 3 lap hilly 37.5 mile  course of the Bewl water country park in Lamberhurst.  Santer outsprinted  Richard Baker,  at the finish to come home 24th in 6hrs:54m:46s, just 1 second ahead of  Baker, who was making his ultra debut in 25th in 6hrs:54m:47s.  Close behind was Richard Holden, who finished 26th in a time of 6hrs:57m:29s.

 

North Downs Way 50  Ultra Saturday 13th May 2017

On a tough 50 mile course along the North Downs way national trail, starting at Farnham in Surrey and taking in a brutal climb at Box hill and finishing at Knockholt Pound on the outskirts of Greater London, Neil Buckey completed the ultra race in a time of 11hrs:30m:06s.  Steve Wellsted, despite having his training for the race effected by injury, came home in an excellent time of 12hrs:46m:27s to record a new personal best.

Bewl Water Half Marathon Saturday 13th May 2017

Run on the same course as the Ultra, Christine Costiff and Gill O’Connor finished together at the Bewl Water Half marathon,  in a time of 1hr:48m:09s

Stelling Minis 10k  Sunday 14th May 2017

At the Stelling Minis 10k, Trevor Kay ran an excellent race on a testing course to finish 4th in a time of 38m:17s, with Paul Moses finishing in 10th place and 1st MV50 in 39m:47s and Jaclyn Kay finishing in 55m:05s in her debut race for the club.

Sittingbourne Invicta 10k Sunday 14th May 2017

At the Sittingbourne Invicta 10k, Scotty Lynch finished in 10th place and 2nd MV40 in a time of 40m:04s.

By Keith Haynes

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