Ian makes it Day to remember
WELLINGBOROUGH MULTI-TERRAIN EVENTS (ROUND ONE) Ely runner Ian Day recorded a time of 54.37 to win the 15k event, having finished fourth last year in a time of 55.09. The series of events includes 5k, 10k and 15k races, on a course which is about half woo
WELLINGBOROUGH MULTI-TERRAIN EVENTS (ROUND ONE)
Ely runner Ian Day recorded a time of 54.37 to win the 15k event, having finished fourth last year in a time of 55.09.
The series of events includes 5k, 10k and 15k races, on a course which is about half woodland tracks/roads and half soft grassland. Conditions were very muddy, but the weather was mild and windy without any further rain.
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There were 23 Ely Runners among the 383 official finishers in this fourth of six races, with the team finishing second overall to move up from seventh to fourth place in the 15-team league.
The almost level course of 5.2k was a combination of grass, mixed terrain tracks and concrete farm roads, and the first 10 team members to finish, including at least three ladies, scored points, although all finishers influenced the overall result.
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Eric Drury was team manager, and Tony Hall assisted with transport.
Ely scoring team - 3rd Craig Holgate; 10th John Crisp; 11th John Manlow (his first race for Ely Runners); 15th Stephen Pettit; 26th Peter Gipp; 28th Adam Etches; 54th Stephen Howard; 102nd Natalie Etches; 121st Birgitta Bramley; 230th Heidi Fochtman.
Ely other results - 78th Graham Chapman; 82nd Steve Tovey; 85th Darren Murfitt; 103rd Charlie Barker; 166th Adrian Stokes; 185th John Turner; 231st Melanie Fisher; 237th Emily Greaves; 250th Steve Collett; 264th Nigel Leadbetter; 270th Claire Irons; 284th Julie Foreman; 323rd Emily Knight.
Team results - 1st Riverside 519 15 points 1st overall (60 points); 2nd Ely Runners 600 14 points 4th overall (41 points); 3rd Hunts AC 743 13 points 3rd overall (50 points); 4th C&C 835 12 points 7th overall (37 points); 5th NVH 890 11 points 2nd overall (53 points); 6th Werrington 913 10 points 5th overall (39 points); 7th BRJ 987 9 points 8th overall (37 points); 8th Ramsey 1048 8 points 10th overall (22 points).