Athletics: Nailsea Running Club’s Ironwood Challenge proves popular

PUBLISHED: 16:18 04 March 2020 | UPDATED: 11:43 05 March 2020

Robbie Stewart (pic Jo Shepherd/Backwell Camera Club)

Robbie Stewart (pic Jo Shepherd/Backwell Camera Club)

Nailsea Running Club’s Ironwood Challenge proved popular as over 180 runners braved the mud and windy conditions to complete the undulating course.

Sophie Voller (pic Jo Shepherd/Backwell Camera Club)Sophie Voller (pic Jo Shepherd/Backwell Camera Club)

The route for the multi-terrain race took competitors through the fields and woods north of Long Ashton, starting from the community centre in Keedwell Hill.

And Clevedon Athletic Club's Robbie Stewart was first past the post in a time of 41 minutes 40 seconds, while Sophie Voller of Westbury Harriers won the women's race in 49.54.

Clevedon's Matthew Evans (44.20) was fourth, while Portishead's Jason Scott (45.53) and Steve Reynolds (46.46) were seventh and ninth respectively.

Full results can be found on the club website

The club's next race is the most popular Tyntesfield 10k on Wednesday May 20 at 7pm. Contact for more details.

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