At the second Badger Run held at Cuerden Valley Park, Red Rose runners improved on individual performance compared to the first race a month ago. Some great runs from the ladies saw Janine Needham, Paula Plowman and Sue Harrison all ran more than a minute faster. Joan Gouldthorpe picked up the Vet 60 prize. John Shepherd 39:44, Ken Addison 41:26, Paul Woan 43:04, Phil Quibbell 46:36, Tony Thorley 46:43, Janine Needham 47:59, Kerry Larkin 51:17, Paula Plowman 52:40,Joan Gouldthorpe 53:29, George Fletcher 54:51, Geoff Orritt 55:24, Yvonne Johnson 55:46, Karen Woan 58:36, Christina Wright 58:56,Emma Cowie-Shaw 58:57, Sue Harrison 1:02:21.

The Fairclough 5 attracted 83 runners. John Shepherd ran 29:48. Jo Duffy and Peter Gibson ran well together breaking 40 minutes. Bernard and Evelyn Elkington were among several V70 runners with Evelyn being the only lady. Sue Harrison ran her second race of the week finishing in 47:38.