The latest inter club race was hosted excellently by Preston Harriers. The 4.1 mile course involved a 2 lap course in the vicinity of Avenham Park . Our Mens’ and Ladies Open teams took 4th place in the seven team competition. In the F40 competition our team of Janine Needham, Ann Cleave, Alison Parkinson, Carolyn Douglass and Paula Plowman took 2nd place whilst the Men’s V40 team were third. The Vet 50’s were second and the V60 took first place. Full results on Inter Club series facebook page.

The Crazy Cow 10 attracted 554 runners. Simon Croft won by a clear margin in a time of 33.36 with Phil Marsden taking 6th place in 35.58. Dave Parkinson took 2nd V50 in 10th place. Our best female performances came from Natalie Moore in 50.25, Kelly White,53.38 and Helen Taylor 54.41. Full results for the 10k…/52…/resultscc10k2018.pdf.

In the Crazy Cow fun run Cameron Needham came 6th in 5.15 followed by Stephen Heap 5.58, Finley Needham 6.37, Lexi Colquhoun 6.49, Madison Needham 7.53,Hannah Barnes 8.06, Sam Edwards 8.50, Laura Orrell 9.05, Chloe Smith 10.43, Karen Smith 10.44, Gina Biggs 10.51.

The Settle Hills fell race was the latest race in the Red Rose Fell Championship and Interclub fell competition. It was a very tough 7.1m route but a fantastic route with very varied terrain, including a brutal grassy descent. Results: James Simon 60.50, Volker Scharzer 64.13, Chris Charnley 64.37,Frank Nightingale 65.07, Kevin Smith 74.21,Philip Butler 74.43, John Wiseman 91.30,Debbie Porter 92.02, Alison Mercer 95.49, Sue Tonge 99.14,Sarah Haslam 1.49.25, Sue Austin 2.09.56, Jenny Fairclough 2.09.57.

The historic Freckleton Half Marathon attracted a good Red Rose presence. Paul Duffell 1.28.50, Dave Brunton 1.31.42,Scott Jackson 1.32.19, John Naylor 1.32.36, Gary Corcoran 1.33.40, Richard Hally 1.36.04, Ben Smithers 1.41.42, Steve Murphy 1.43.11, Lee Lawrenson 1.43.41, Paul Woan 1.49.23, Michael Coupland 1.52.00, Claire Short 1.57.57,Gary Turner 1.58.18.

Jose Pinon Shaw was our only representative at the Fathers’ Day 10k but ran a great time of 39.23 for 4th place.

At the Preston Parkrun, David Eaves ran a PB of 22.55 and Claire Shaw improved her best with a time of 24.04.