The first race of the Borders Road Running League 2016/17 season brought a record number of competitors to Caernarfon (318) to race on the 10km course along the Foryd on a glorious sunny day for the scenic route with very little wind. The Eryri Harriers made very good use of “Home” advantage with both their men’s and women’s teams winning their respective 2nd Division’s, the men by a 10 point margin and the women by 14 points. There were 17 Eryri Harriers competing led home by 11th placed Dewi Owen 35:39 followed by: 14th John Rowley 36:12. 41st Matt Fortes 37:51. 56th Steffan Williams 38:36. 74th Ali Chant 39:49. 96th (3rd MV/55) Arwel Lewis 41:00. 124th Gary Porter Jones 42:36. 145th Ashley Wager 43:44. 152nd (19th Female) Megan Hughes 44:01. 153rd Steffan Evans 44:07. 171st (25th Female) Helen Blair 45:10. 188th (31st Female) Becki Law 46.05. 197th (2nd MV/65) Malcolm Jones 46:35. 226th (1st MV/70) Emyr Davies 48:18. 255th Peter Lewis 49:47. 272nd (3rd MV/70) Don Williams 51:46 and 295th Alison Donnelly 55:31. The race was won by Phil Robertson 33:38 with the first female being Sarah Kearney in 65th place overall in a time of 39:12. Both members of the Wirral Athletics Club.
Full Race Results: http://www.bordersleague.org.uk/results/
A big Thank You to everyone who helped out on the day for making the event a huge success.
The next race of the Borders Road Running League takes place at Upton, Chester on Sunday 6th November 2016. The Chester Spring 5 Mile race route. NOTE: Earlier than usual start of 10am for the event.
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