Good turn-out for the midweek Felinheli 10k race.

*The NWRRC team pictured above just prior to the start of the Felinheli 10k.

Good turn-out for the midweek Felinheli 10k race.

Report by Don Hale.

https://donhaleblog.blogspot.com

www.welshmastersathletics.co.uk

 

There was a very good turn-out of members from North Wales Road Runners at the annual Felinheli 10k race last Wednesday, which attracted a bumper entry of some 325 club and social runners on a bright and breezy evening.

Martin Green was back to his best and he finished in 2nd place overall and won his M40 age cat in style in just 35 minutes and 34 seconds, and he was one of five club runners amongst 21 entrants, who claimed podium places, including three age category wins, and two third place finishes. 

Will Evans was pleased with 20th place in 41.03, and he was 4th in his M40 cat. Stuart Culverhouse on top form in 28th place in 42.14, and he was 3rd in his M50 cat, whilst Iwan Evans was 31st in 42.51, but he was chased all the way by club newcomer Benjamin Brummitt who enjoyed a fine run in 32nd place in 42.56.



*Above (*left), Martin Green, with Will Evans and Stuart Culverhouse.

Carla Green won her F50 age cat, and she was the 4th female finisher with an excellent time of 43.16, and James Jones recorded another positive display in 41st place in 43.48, with Sion Thomas also on form in 44th place in 44.23.

Adam Lemalle continues to improve, and he celebrated a new PB in 44.36 in 46th place, with veteran Kevin Slattery 53rd, and 4th in his M60 age cat in 45.20.



*Pictured above (l-r): Kevin Slattery, Sandy Johnston and Nicola Wylie.

Steve Roberts was 64th in 45.57, and master vet Sandy Johnston finished 78th, and he also won his M70 cat in 47.31. Meanwhile, Ben Hudson – despite still recovering from his recent ultra-event - ran well in 83rd place in 47.51, whilst his wife Sarah Hudson, who was also battling with heavy legs, was pleased to finish close behind Ben as the 16th female, and 5th in her F40 cat in 47.59.

Nicola Wylie made a welcome return to racing as the 37th female and 3rd in her F50 cat in 52.04, with Hannah Griffith the 50th female in 53.43. Master vet Rob Fryer was the 4th M70 athlete in 141st place in 54.45, with Nia Lister the 78th female runner in 58.27.



*Hannah Griffith (*above left), with Nia Lister, and Mike Hayton.

Master veteran Mike Hayton performed well again in 169th place in 1.02.19, with Gwen Charlton the 111th female runner in 1.05.01, and Rachel Morris finished in 1.12.35 as the 126th female.

*The first three finishers at Felinheli wereIfan Dafydd, 1st in 33.19, with Martin Green (NWRRC), 2nd in 35.34, and Aled Hughes (GOG Triathlon), 3rd in 37.38. *The 1st female was Rachel Shipley (Abergele Harriers) in 40.02, and Tinka Vinks (Eryri Harriers), was 2nd in 40.37, with Lucy Bracegirdle 3rd in 41.58. 


*All the above results are based on gender finishing places and chip times.

 

*This is a link to the provisional results from the Felinheli 10k race:

https://www.tdleventservices.co.uk/en/results-embed.php?event=4033

 

 

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