Weekend of Running


Well, the race calendar was full this weekend with a number of our members active in four local races.

 

Rhyl 10m

The first of the four was on Saturday, it was the Rhyl 10m, organised by Run Wales. This race starts and finishes by the Aquarium and heads out along the seafront to Pontins in Prestatyn before turning near the Golf Club and heading back the same way. Out of the 491 runners who took part, there were 7 representing Buckley Runners. The results are as follows:

 

Forename Surname Category Pos Gun Time Pos Chip Time Pos
Glyn Hughes Male 21-34 10 01:10:07 83 01:09:43 82
Stephen Bellis Male 60-64 7 01:10:19 84 01:10:13 84
Dave Wootton Male 50-54 15 01:17:02 133 01:16:38 133
Nicola Shaw Female 21-34 11 01:26:38 218 01:26:13 218
Susan Ridings Female 55-59 4 01:34:35 301 01:33:38 297
Susan Mary Formstone Female 45-49 23 01:35:41 321 01:34:42 315
Ann Ablett Female 60-64 4 01:44:51 409 01:43:54 406

 

Ruthin 5\10k

Next up, on Sunday morning the Ruthin 5k and 10k races, organised by Bespoke Fitness. This route starts in and run’s around the lanes outside Ruthin before finishing at the Sports centre. Nobody entered the 5k, but 4 members were in the 10k out of 201. Worth calling out is the brilliant result from our men’s captain, who came 2nd overall. The results are as follows:

 

Position Finish time First name Last name Category Category position
2 00:36:45 Chris Callaghan Vet 40 1
31 00:47:02 Arran Whitehouse Senior 19
64 00:53:11 Iain Hobson Vet 40 10
86 00:56:06 Paul Davis Vet 40 12

 

Sheeptracks Fell Race

Next up was the Sheeptracks Fell Race, this is a new race. It starts and finishes in Cilcain, before taking a 17mile route across the Clywidians, not only a mammoth task but in the conditions yesterday, it must have been hell. There were 6 club members from 73 runners overall. The results are as follows, with Buckley also taking the 1st place Team prize:

 

Name Position Cat Time Other
Hayley Evans 10th F23-40 03:08:53 1st Female, 1st F23-40
Andy Pritchard 14th M40 03:17:50
John Hill 26th M40 03:33:20
Chris Wilcox 27th M60 03:33:59 1st M60
Tim Hargreaves 30th M50 03:38:20
Huw Lewis 42nd M50 04:01:40

 

Village Bakery Half Marathon

Finally the Village bakery Half Marathon, a very popular local race that takes in the sights of Wrexham Industrial Estate. 28 Buckley Runners from a total of 1876 runners took part.

Some notable results which include:

  • Jez Brown – 3rd MV45
  • Laura Riches – 2nd Lady
  • Ceri Cook – 2nd FV50

 

Position Finish time First name Last name Category Category position
23 01:15:05 Jez Brown Vet 45 3
53 01:18:59 Craig Davies Vet 40 16
79 01:21:13 Laura Riches Senior 2
81 01:21:20 Peter Gray Vet 35 20
144 01:25:50 Christopher Shaw Vet 40 30
271 01:30:19 Ceri Cook Vet 50 2
333 01:33:45 Sean Donoghue Senior 91
334 01:33:46 Paul Donoghue Vet 45 58
404 01:36:14 Stephen Bellis Vet 60 4
497 01:39:00 Jen Adams Senior 22
502 01:39:03 Andy Mcintosh Vet 45 84
618 01:42:57 Charlotte Harvey Senior 124
753 01:46:28 Stu Jones Vet 35 123
754 01:46:28 Ann Broughton Vet 35 23
917 01:51:18 Wayne Cridge Vet 55 34
963 01:52:47 Paul Muncey Vet 55 37
985 01:53:54 Evelyn Aindow Vet 45 31
1045 01:55:44 Charles Barton Senior 215
1202 02:00:45 Daniel Mark Hughes Vet 35 172
1224 02:01:16 Rob Ashcroft Vet 40 168
1634 02:19:35 Steph Brown Senior 166
1636 02:19:40 Holly Savage Senior 168
1761 02:28:25 Alison Barton Senior 191
1833 02:42:13 Jody Burfoot Vet 35 130
DNF Nicholas Armstrong Vet 40

 

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