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Championship 2018 – Short Stuff Specialist Round 2 and Glos AAA round up

Hi all,

Sunday 29th April saw round 2 of the Short Stuff specialist championship, the David McNamee 10km in Temple Guiting. A great turnout of 8 men and 10 women completed this lovely 10km.

Men’s Championship

Another close battle for the 10 points, this time David Witnall took the honours, with Tom Cooper picking up 9. Mark Manley was the third man home to collect the 8 points. Here are the standings after Round 2:

1. Tom Cooper 19 points
1. Dave Witnall 19 points
3. Mark Manley 16 points

Ladies Championship

Another close race with the top 6 ladies all finishing within 2 mins of each other. First lady in collecting the 10 points was Elaine Chapman, a close battle between 2nd and 3rd saw Ellie Taylor pick up the 9 points and Nadine Brown the 8. Current standings as follows:

  1. Elaine Chapman 20 points
  2. Nadine Brown 17 points
  3. Ellie Taylor 16 points

Gloucestershire AAA

As well as a Club Championship race, the David Mcnamee 10km was a race in the Gloucestershire AAA Championships. Several club members picked up AAA championship points, putting them in the top 5 in their age groups! Here is a summary of club members featuring in the top 5 in each age group:

Men Vet 45 – Russell Young 5th place

Men Vet 50 – Mark Manley 3rd place

Ladies Open – Nadine Brown 4th place

Ladies Vet 35 – Elaine Chapman 1st place

Ladies Vet 45 – Amanda Tyler 4th place

Ladies Vet 55 – Sandie Wood 2nd place

Ladies Vet 65 – Sharon Smith 1st place


Fantastic, what great results! Next club race is Fountain 5 mile, a new club race to the RSE championship.

Happy running all!

Elaine, Club Captain


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