Heritage Series

Long Eaton running club had it's most successful race series ever when it dominated the prizes in the four race Nottingham Heritage organised by Holme Pierrepont RC. Neil Renault was first man home in 3of the races, leaving him the clear winner by nearly four minutes from Andy Mcneill who was second overall and first veteran. Monica Fee was an excellent sixth in the ladies series, with Ellen Ensor seventh and Jodie Smith eleventh, giving the ladies the first team prize. Andy Colgate was eighth male completing the winning men's team with Renault and McNeill,and the dominance of Long Eaton continued with Paul Moffett, Paul Lewis and John Birch being third men's and Kate Edmonds, Zoe Fletcher and Caroline Waterhouse third ladies team by a margain of only seven seconds in a total of seven hours.

Edmonds also picked up the second ladies V40 prize, her first running award, and Fletcher was third in that catagory. Other age category successes were Barbara Bostock,also winning her first prize for second in the female V50, Ashok Patel second male V50, and John Birch third V40. The strength in depth of LERC was shown by it having ten male and five female teams completing all of the races, with more than seventy runners competing in at least one.


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