Mother and Daughter duo Jane and Emma started their weekend with a bit of parkrun tourism at the Bakewell parkrun before taking on the Carsington Water Half Marathon. Well done both.
Well done all, for braving the elements on a tough, challenging half marathon designed to be a serious test of endurance. Ian had to make the difficult decision to pull out as conditions worsened, but he’s still a hero to us!
Race Times for the Hameldown Hammer:
Rebecca Bateman: 3.05.28
Stefan Palmer: 3.05.31
Anthony Boardman: 2.32.40
Zoe Buse 3:00:44
“Fantastic 100 Marathon Club AGM Marathon – found it really tough in strong headwind and a totally flat course – along Thames Path at Walton on Thames-but bonus was seeing parakeets screeching overhead”.
Congratulations BRR Women on your Looe 10 Team Prize: Katie Skea, Rachel Wilsher, Gemma Vare, Julie Oxenham, Helen Stevenson and Claire Barlow. Rachel Wisher picked up a prize as well. Well done Mike Reed for managing to carry the bottles across a runner strewn car park.
Hills did not disappoint. Thanks to Looe Pioneers for organising a great event
BRRs Results :
Katie Skea 1:30:11 (Ladies Team Prize)
Rachel Wilsher 1:31:10 ( (Ladies Team Prize and 3rd in Age Category)
Mike Reed 1:35:12
Gemma Vare: 1:35:26 (Ladies Team Prize) and new PB
Marty Barnfield 1:35:33
Julie Oxenham 1:35:55 (Ladies Team Prize)
Helen Stevenson 1:41:22 (Ladies Team Prize)
Claire Barlow 1:43:40 (Ladies Team Prize)
Fran Vosper 1:47:59
Katrina Verran 1:50:59
Nicola Vosper 1:51:59
Nicola Sinclair 1:56:35 (longest face so far)
Lesley Taphouse 2:03:35 (smashed her PB)
Dee Smith 2:03:53
Craig Welch 2:17:12
Jules Atherton 2:17:42
Gallery of BRRs feeling wet wet wet!
Thank you to Ian Temple and Paul Johnson for the above photos
PB Running, Lanhyrock Hotel and Golf for sponsoring this event
Lanhyrock National Trust for letting us use their beautiful grounds
Bodmin College for the use of the sports Hall
Lisa at D2C Signs, Wadebridge for the medals and Tee Shirts
Thanks to organisers, runners, , supporters, even Dennis, for a great event.
Well done Phil, Gail and Chris, amazing, just amazing
Thank you to Emma Stephens, Katie Skea, Rebecca Bateman, MudCrew and Bluekite photography for the gallery photos.
What a fantastic turnout from the club – 29! Brilliant. It was so good to see a sea of blue out there. Great to see Clive Ramsden again. He has moved to Newquay, so had only just got out of bed!
It was very warm and the overnight rain, fortunately, had dissipated. There was a significant amount of mud going up the lane and, just to add to the excitement, a number of horses came out of the farm causing some disturbance to the front runners.
It’s a difficult race to marshal with the road crossings, so well done to NRR for a well managed race. Very enjoyable.
Here are the club’s results:
Clive Ramsden: 40.11
(Jo Temple: 41.48)
Ian Temple:42.45 (3rd in his age-group)
Emma Stephens: 47.12
Andrew Vosper: 49.45
Alison Temple: 49.44
Tim Knab: 49.44
Jane Stedman: 49.49
Stephen Woodard: 50.52
Gemma Vare: 50.52
Clare McKee: 50.56
Marty Barnfield: 51.32 (first run as part of BRRs)
Helen Stephenson: 51.46
Julie Oxenham: 52.00
Claire Barlow: 53.47
Zoe Buse: 54.45
Katrina Verran: 55.30
Nic Vosper: 56.28
Ian Ringer: 56.44
Kerrie Parker: 56.55
Francis Vosper: 58.23
Nicola Sinclair: 1.02
Lesley Taphouse: 1.05.26
Sean Taylor: 1.06.07
Craig Welch: 1.06.29
Jules Atherton: 1.08.49
Dave Anderson: 1.12.37
Karen Sully: 1.13.22
Karen Anderson: 1.22.46
There were 788 finishers.
Race Report by Ian Ringer, photo by Andrew Ross