Red Rose turned out in force for the Preston Inter Club held at Vernon’s Cricket Club. 23 men and 11 ladies ran the 4.9 mile course along Tram Road and the banks of the River Ribble. The stand out performances came from Claire  Bunce who won the ladies race in 31.08 and John Shepherd who came 10th overall in a great time of 28.14. Other strong performances came from runners new to the Inter Club series. Steve Whitney ran a very promising 30.00 and equally impressive was Rachel Hull finishing in 32.52. Team performances included third overall, 2nd Vets and 3rd V50. The ladies’ team were 4th.

Men’s results: J. Swarbrick 29.31, K. Addison 29.46, S. Cliffe 30.05, J. Pinon-Shaw 30.46, P. Butler 31.28, P.Davidson 32.14, S. Cann 32.26, P. Woan 33.13, B. Wheeler 33.31, P Kemp 33.34,G. Haworth 33.38, M. Hall 33.47, J.Allen 34.13, P. Dean 34.44, J. Wiseman 37.16,  W. Hoyle 38.08, M. Haworth 38.32, G. Beetham 41.07, M. Jeffryes 42.41, C. Clark 44.33, C. Manning 47.16.

Ladies results:D. Kirkham 35.19, G. Hoyle 36.33, P.Plowman 37.28, S.Cape 43.16, E.Cowie Shaw 43.23, K. Clark 44.34, W.Ward 47.19, S.Harrison 47.21, J. Saynor 55.16.

At the Preston Parkrun three runners produced PB’s. David Williams ran 19.56 for 5th place, John Allan ran 23.09, Roger Johnson 25.14 and Mike Jeffryes ran for the first time finishing in 26.52.