National Forest 10k


The 2nd running of this 10k was again held at the Conkers Visitors Centre near Moira in Leicestershire and over 250 runners completed the undulating course with various surfaces to run on. Long Eaton had 10 runners competing with Carrie Chan running the race for a second time exactly a year after her first ever race and knocked over 3 mins from her time of last year not a bad birthday Present (Happy Belated Birthday Carrie) especially after doing a night shift at work. At the front of the results were the Boots who Marched to 4th and 17th places with Son Mark Ahead of his dad,Dave. Mark ran round in 37:35 and dave just over 40 mins. New member Pete Webb was 3rd LERCER to cross the line in a fine time of 41:22 and a top 20 place, Phil Thompson running his first race in ages was pleased with his 45 mins as was Nat Teece getting back into form after having a baby not long ago, and was only a few secs behind Phil. Martin Matthews must love the course as he got a new PB for 6.21 miles as did Maz White with 46:48 for Martin and 53:35 for Maz. Newly Married Rachel Argent(Nee Woollard) ran 52:14 and was 118 was accompanied by Nathan Barnet who was a second and 1 place behind Rachel.



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