Athletics: Clevedon AC enjoy relay good results
PUBLISHED: 15:30 26 September 2019
Clevedon AC fielded three teams at the five-stage Uphill to Wells Relay covering 29 miles and 3,250 feet of climb.
ANd Matthew Evans, Martin Hewlett, Matt Crocker, Steve Wood and Tom Abrahams defended their team title in three hours 50 minutes, while Marie Lockrie, Laura Croker, Ashley Lockton, Steph James and Kathryn Mortimore were also first in 5:05.
The open team of Simon Hawkes, Rob Grubb, Helen Ball, Chris Davies and Jason Moss finished in 4:39 for a top-five placing.
Louis Macleod lead Clevedon home at the Bristol half marathon in 1:27.50, closely followed by Jake Lowe (1:29.58), Martina Cambruzzi (1:33.05) and Mark Templer (1:37.40).
Nicole Morrow clocked 1:59.28, as Katie Watts ran 2:22.09 on her distance debut and new member Helen Iles finished in 2:43.47.
Warm conditions greeted runners at the prestigious Sutton Park Relays, where Croker (18.31), Ball (19.56), Sally Richards (20.53) and Donna Davies (20.20) finished 55th out of 104 teams.
The men's A team of Wood (21.19), Gary Lewis (21.56), Matthew Evans (22.37), Abrahams (22.55), Croker (22.17) and Luke Murray (20.32) were 49th out of 104, while Stuart Heath (23.11), Andy Heyes (23.50), Moss (25.15), Davies (25.41), Hawkes (27.38) and Ben Burns (21.5) brought the B team home in 74th.