Bradbourne Fell Races

Determined Vicky Gets First

Vicky Yeomans decided she wanted to beat the Girl in front in the 5.2 mile Bradbourne Fell race held on the 26th of August and at half way round it looked like she would have to settle for second but with her grit and determination and her better form up the hills she overhauled her younger opponent to finish 1st lady by just over a minute. Other members of the Long Eaton Running Club had good runs with Bill Sheppard not being too kind by pipping Catherine Rowe on the line to finish 55th. Rich Wilkinson was 6th and was first back for the West Park based club, John Birch in a local race for him was 12th in 38:14, Phil Abbott was 20th with Phil Walters 37th. Colin Ive not missed a race since 1985 Bostock was 39th.Shaun Burton tootled around in 46:12 with Damien Cowlishaw finished the pleasant course in 49:49. Debbie Parker after her hot ,hilly and tiring 10 mile race the day before at Shipley Park set a time of 53:18.Carol Birch now based in Wirksworth was next followed by Barbara Bostock who was 80th in just over an hour.


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