Results are out from the weekend’s races. In the 50k Weald Challenge, Jake Spooner finished in 5:54:59, Kallum Wright in 6:17:48 and Paul Heywood in 6:50:20. In the half marathon event, Natasha Sawn was the first Strider home in 2:07:22, Karen Clinton finished in 2:33:44, Chris Wrathall achieved 2:35:28 and Bob Ward was one second behind in 2:35:29.
Meanwhile in the Rye Ten Mile, the Striders were represented by one runner, Tom Roper, who finished in 1:50:05.
The results are up. The first Strider home was Simon Fletcher who was eight overall in 36:33. Other times:
Phil Robinson 41:26
Scott Hitchcock 41:54
Peter Weeks 45:36
Natasha Swan 45:59
Alan Hards 47:40
Christian Morton 47:52
Claire Keith 48:59
Robert Webber 50:36
Hilary Humphries 56:46
Entries are now open for the Alfriston Water Meadows Fun Run. Held on Saturday 29 August as part of the Alfriston Festival, there are two races, a junior event – 1.6km (2pm start) and a 5.3km event (2:15pm start). Both races start and finish on the Alfriston Tye, next to St Andrews Church.
Both routes are off-road and flat, and mainly along the banks of the Cuckmere River.
The race limits
5.3km – 100 runners (aged 10 and over)
1.6km – 50 runners (under 10s)
Online booking fee – £2 per booking
5.3km Race – £6 per runner
1.6km Race – £3 per runner
Entries on the day only if the limit has not been reached.
5.3km – First senior man, first senior lady, first vet man (40+), first vet lady(35+), first junior boy (under 16) and first junior girl (under 16)
1.6km – First boy and first girl and medals for all finishers.
The registration desk will open at 11:45 am. Please bring your registration confirmation with you.
Results for the 10th Anniversary Hastings Runners 5 Mile Road Race are up. The first Strider home was Scott Hitchcock in a gun time of 33:19, followed by Peter Weeks, 36:27, Vicki Blaber, 38:39, Rob Webber, 39:50, Sue Garner, 41:16, Chris Le Beau, 43:25 and Hilary Humphreys in 44:53
Results from the Haywards Heath Ten Mile on Sunday:
Phil Robinson 1:11:55
Scott Hitchcock 1:14:38
Peter Weeks 1:22:01
Chris LeBeau 1:36:13
Hilary Humphreys 1:37:09
Tom Roper 1:49:20
Full results at http://niceworkevents.blogspot.co.uk/2015_05_01_archive.html
The driving rain and wind before the start fortunately abated by the time the starting hooter went.