Ambergate Fell Race

It was a case of the old ones can still teach the youngsters a thing or two in the fell race in the Shining Cliffs of Ambergate.

On a beautiful Easter Sunday at 12:00 noon 8 Long Eatonites went and ran 5 miles on very hilly ground the woods. The first three back were all veterans with Rich Wilkinson 10th in 34:02, Alan Maplethorpe 13th, 30 seconds behind Rich and Mick McDermot 17th.

The first of the younger models was Clive Allison in 20th, Andrei Vais also a young man, 28th and Andy Colgate also below 40, 47th in a time of 40:07.

Damien Cowlishaw deciding not to do the Belvoir Half Marathon, this year held at the same time, instead he tackled the hills finishing 75th and Kev Holland finished 101st in a time of 52.45.


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