IN PICTURES: Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race a success once again

PUBLISHED: 12:00 28 December 2018

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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A four-mile race was the perfect way to burn off the Christmas Day calories.

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Clevedon U11s rugby team and supporters taking part in the junior race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Clevedon U11s rugby team and supporters taking part in the junior race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Athletics Club hosted its 42nd Boxing Day Run which saw hundreds of people turn out to run and to spectate.

Youngsters were also encouraged to join in with the 3km race which started outside The Little Harp Inn on Clevedon’s seafront.

Then it was on to the main event with men and women pounding the pavements at 11am.

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, runners finishing the race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, runners finishing the race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A £250 bonus was up for grabs to any runner who could beat the course records – which are currently held by Ian Gillespie and Kate Reed who completed the course in 18.28 and 20.15 minutes respectively.

The course took the runners along the seafront to Holly Lane before heading along Walton Road and Old Street to cross the finish line in Old Church Road.

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, first male finisher.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, first male finisher. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, runners finishing the race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, runners finishing the race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, first female finisher.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, first female finisher. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race, start of the main race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Start of the junior race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Start of the junior race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon Boxing Day Road Race.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Boxing Day Road Race. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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