Off-road half marathon challege for Jim

PUBLISHED: 15:42 08 July 2015 | UPDATED: 15:42 08 July 2015

Jim Hardcastle.

Jim Hardcastle.


Clevedon Athletic Club member Jim Hardcastle finished 13th in the Cheddar Challenge off-road half-marathon.

Congratulations go to Jim Hardcastle of Clevedon Athletic Club, who finished 13th in the Cheddar Challenge off-road half marathon with a time of 1.56.35.

Jim was running for the Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue time, which is an organisation that he gives up a lot of his time for.

Well done to the Clevedon members who took part in the very fast and flat 5k race at Bradley Stoke.

Results: Steve Wood 19.27; Nigel Charman 19.47; Phil Collins 20.02; Tom Abrahams 20.06; Jason Moss 20.43; Simon Hawkes 22.22.

At the Nailsea Festival 10k, there was a great win for Alex Crossland and a third place lady for Laura Meech and a great turnout from Clevedon members.

Times: Alex Crossland 34.24; Matt Crocker 38.25; Steve Wood 41.10; Neil Maston 41.30; Phil Collins 41.46; Nigel Charman 41.56; Tom Abrahams 41.58; Laura Meech 45.13; Michael Andrews 45.34; Donna Davies 46.34; Jane Cooley 47.02; Mike Rawlings 48.59; Malcolm Roberts 50.28; Charlotte Gray 52.51; Kerry Coombes 53.29.

The second of the Court Wood 5k series, which is an off-road undulating course through the court woods and quarry takes place on July 16. See the club website for further information and entry for all races.

If you wish to join in with the success of the club, come along to one of our sessions and give it a go. The club meet at various times for training, including a weekly indoor cross training session on a Monday.

The weekly Tuesday and Thursday running sessions start at 7pm at Strode Leisure Centre, Clevedon. Other coached sessions are also offered over the weekends.

Further information is available on the club website

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