Record Numbers Turn Out For 10k

A RECORD number of runners took to the streets of Little Downham last week for the Ely Runners annual 10k handicap race. A stellar field of 60 runners made it to the start line for the popular race, a high-octane dash around the small village, with home r

A RECORD number of runners took to the streets of Little Downham last week for the Ely Runners annual 10k handicap race.

A stellar field of 60 runners made it to the start line for the popular race, a high-octane dash around the small village, with home runner Craig Holgate emerging victorious.

Holgate fought off stiff competition from a number of his club mates to take the trophy, breaking the tape in a blistering 34mins 22secs, a more than impressive time that saw him record an average 5mins 32secs per mile.

First lady home on the day was youngster Daisy Glover, who recorded a sprightly time of 36mins 45secs. Last year's winner Stuart Mitchell, meanwhile relinquished his grip on the trophy as he came home in 1h 25mins.


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First home in the handicap race meanwhile was guest runner Thomas Clare who narrowly fought off determined competition from Ely Runner Heidi Fochtmann, who came home in a new personal best time of 47mins 05secs and nearly 3min inside her handicap time

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