Kay Hatton was the pick of the trio at Tatton Park 10k - plus other athletes on the run...


Kay Hatton (*pictured above) was the pick of the trio at the Tatton Park 10k.


Report by Don Hale. Photos by John Hatton.

 

Three North Wales Road Runners crossed the border into England last Saturday and celebrated with some very good performances in the Tatton Park 10k race in Cheshire, including Kay Hatton who won her respective veteran age category.

With parkruns and most other races currently prohibited, or severely restricted in Wales, due to Welsh Government and Covid-19 restrictions it meant another long trip for three notable club athletes who had to battle strong winds, cold temperatures, and rain over a challenging but picturesque course.



Harry Driscoll (*pictured above) was the first NWRRC member home in 19th place in 39 minutes 51 seconds, with Iwan Evans 31st in 41.43 and 4th in his MV40 age cat, whilst Kay Hatton was the pick of the trio, and continued her excellent form to win her VW55 age cat in a superb time of 48.03, finishing 109th overall and the 13th female runner. And Kay incredibly finished more than five minutes ahead of her nearest age cat rival. 



*The intrepid NWRRC trio who competed last Saturday at Tatton Park (l-r) Iwan Evans, Kay Hatton and Harry Driscoll.

The race attracted nearly 500 finishers and it was won by Nigel Martin (Sale Harriers) in 31.17, with Daniel Orr 2nd in 34.41, with 3rd David Berry 35.20.

*Colwyn Bay AC runner James Smith was another promising young athlete in the Tatton Park race, and he finished 4th overall in 35.29.



*Promising Colwyn Bay athlete James Smith (*above) finished 4th at the Tatton Park 10k race. 

Charlotte and Ottie in Canicross Trail debut.

Report by Don Hale. Photo by Charlotte Rose Wilton-Jones.



*Charlotte Rose Wilton-Jones with her dog Ottie on his debut last weekend.

 

Charlotte Rose Wilton-Jones and her dog Ottie ran in the restricted Canicross Trail Race at Hawarden last Sunday. Competing over a very muddy 5k plus course this was Ottie’s race debut, but the pair enjoyed their day out, finishing together in 30 minutes 2 seconds, and finished 4th overall.

 

Nic Brook wins age cat at Delamere Trail race.

 

Nic Brook continued his recent top form by finishing 4th overall in the Delamere Trail 13 Race on Sunday, and he also claimed 1st place in his MV40 age category to finish in 1 hour 25 minutes.

  

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