John wins his category at multi-event race

PUBLISHED: 15:28 04 February 2015 | UPDATED: 15:28 04 February 2015

Nailsea Running Club.

Nailsea Running Club.


Nailsea Running Club’s John Mallone won his category at the Moorland multi-terrain 10k.

THIRTEEN members of Nailsea Running Club took part in the Moorland multi-terrain 10k, the club’s first in-house league race of the year.

Organised by Town and Country Harriers and raising money for Avon Riding Centre, the race is known for being muddy and this year’s event didn’t disappoint.

First home for Nailsea and eighth overall was Tom Searle in a time of 43.56. Next finisher for Nailsea was John Mallone, who was first in the M60+ category in a time of 45.59.

Results: Tom Searle 43.56, John Mallone 45.59, Jon Saunders 53.05, Jonathan Barnard 54.35, Gavin Price 54.44, Graham Hampshire 56.54, Andrew Seeley 59.07, Rachel Lee 60.48, Mike Salisbury 61.38, Dermot McCann 62.35, Kathleen Paul 69.17, Alison Wright 71.08, Andy Weeks 74.10.

Nailsea Running Club organise three races each year and the first is the Ironwood Challenge which takes place on February 22. The race starts at 11am from Long Ashton Community Hall and takes in the woodland, trails and fields above Long Ashton.

Nailsea Running Club run every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm from Nailsea and Backwell Rugby Club. There is also a beginner’s run every Tuesday at 7pm that is slightly shorter at around three miles and is suitable for beginners or those coming back from injury.

For more information and entry information for the Ironwood Challenge, go to

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