Clevedon athletes take part in first cross country match

PUBLISHED: 11:45 17 October 2017

Clevedon AC Mendip 10k runners.

Clevedon AC Mendip 10k runners.

Archant

Clevedon Athletic Club members took part in the first Gloucester Cross Country League meeting.

The first fixture of the Gloucester Cross Country League took place last Saturday at Blackbridge.

The mild conditions were favourable and produced some great running. Congratulations to new member Jed Bartlett who came home in third place in an outstanding time of 28.57 around the three-lap course.

He was followed by Steve Wood (43rd, 32.29), Phil Collins (51st, 33.09), Lee Southernwood (66th, 33.47), Gary Lewis (96th, 34.56) and Tom Abrahams (99th, 35.03), placing the men’s team in a great sixth position.

The men’s V65 category and the ladies ran two laps and Laura Meech was first home for Clevedon in a great time of 25.20 and 26th position. Marie Lochrie was next home (126th, 31.54), followed by Malcolm Roberts (133, 32.21) and Elaine Heyes (147th, 33.58).

Off-road running was also enjoyed by several members who took part in the Mendip Outdoor Pursuits 10k. In its second year, the event starts at the Snowsports Centre in Churchill and takes runners up over the glorious and challenging Mendip Hills, covering a mixture of stony tracks, woodland trails and open countryside. Congratulations to Jim Hardcastle who finished in a great time of 55.39, 10th place overall and third VM40. Also running were Sally Richards (1.11.23), Charlotte Gray (1.15.17), Steph James and Kerry Coombes (1.22.50) and Clare Holdaway (1.41.32).

If you would like to join in with the success of Clevedon Athletic Club, please come along to a training session, full details on the website. www.clevedonac.co.uk

Online entry is now available for the junior and senior races of the 41st Clevedon Athletic Club Boxing Day four-mile road race – please visit the website for more information.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other Sport Stories

In the later phases of the swimming season a number of campaigns, both local and regional, come to a close.

Read more

If you are a footballer aged 16 or 17 on September 1 and would like to trial for the under-18 Somerset Floodlight League, Portishead Town FC will holding match trials at the BGS sports complex (4G), in Failand starting at 10am to noon on Sunday.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:00

Harry Kane dug England out of a hole and secured a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:55

As the crowds gathered for day two of the Cleeve Beer, Cider & Gin Festival, coupled with the family fun day, Cleeve skipper, Glenn Lewin was keen the side put in a performance after several weeks of below par results. So, on winning the toss, Redcliffe were invited to bat first.

Read more
Mon, 12:00

With a reported three million pre-order sales, Nigeria’s kit is this summer’s standout design, but where does it sit amongst the greatest World Cup kits of all time?

Read more
Sunday, June 17, 2018

David Platt’s late winner against Belgium saw England advance to the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup in Italy, but how much do you remember about the match?

Read more
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Pelé or Baggio? Batistuta or Maradona? Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Thomas or Gerd Müller?

Read more
Friday, June 15, 2018

From They Think It’s All Overs to Hands of God, 18-year-old solos and eight-second openers by San Marino, let it never be said that England’s participation in the World Cup has been boring.

Read more
Thursday, June 14, 2018

It’s a competition within a competition that has been won by some of the world’s greatest players, but who do you think will win the Golden Boot award at the World Cup?

Read more

Most Read Sport

Read Online

Image
Read the North Somerset Times e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 12°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

North Somerset Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Somerset's trusted business finder

Find planning applications