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RSE Racing Report – 24th June 2018

Chedworth Midsummer Run Out

Three members of RSE took part in the inaugural Chedworth Midsummer Run Out on Thursday 21st June.  This is a new event organised by the Chedworth Crickt Club and covers a stunning trail run of around 6 miles taking in Withington and Chedworth Woods and also a section of the Stowell Park estate.  This is a challenging trail which is primarily off road and includes plenty of stiles to negotiate.

First to finish for the club and competing in his first trail race was Kevin Joynes-Creed in a time of 1:01:27.  He was followed by Lisa-Marie Evans in 1:20:21 and Kay Thompson in 1:31:59.

 

Run for Gin Race Cheltenham

On Friday 22nd June RSE entered a mixed 4 person team into this relay race that requires each team member to complete a 2 mile run around the beautiful Pitville Park in Cheltenham.  On successfully completing the leg you are provided with a glass of gin.  The team of Jess Osbourne, Libby Saunders, Steve Phelps and Martin Sherriff (including guest appearance of Starpig) completed the race in fifth place overall and first place in the mixed team category in a time of 1 hr 32 secs .

 

Sherborne 10k

The Sherborne 10k run which is in it’s 8th year took place on Sunday 24th June and involves a challenging all-terrain 10k run through the beautiful National Trust parkland and the sleepy streets of Sherborne.

Sharon Smith completed the course in a course pb of 51:52 which was 4 mins faster than last year.  Surprisingly Sharon also came first in her age group.

 

Cricklade Olympic Triathlon

Sarah Reynolds entered the Cricklade Olympic distance triathlon on Sunday 24th June.  This included a 1500 m pool swim, 40 k cycle finishing off with a 10 k run. Not only did Sarah complete this in 2:39:45 but also came first as first lady.

 

Nailsworth Nelly Race

The Nailsworth Nelly race is the first run of the Trailmania series and involves a scenic 10.5 k trail run through Nailsworth and Avening.  Two members of RSE entered this event with Cheri Edwards completing the run in 1 hr 8 mins followed very closely by Teresa Hazlewood in 1 hr 9 mins.

The next race in this series is the Selsley Sizzler in 3 weeks time.

 

Cirencester Park Run

Amanda Mcllroy – 37:11 which is a pb by 4 minutes.

Sarah Page – 27:09 and also a pb

 

Great effort from everyone racing this past week.

 

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