A Trail trial for Wesham’s runners

The Wesham team at the Wigan Trail 10K on Sunday
The Wesham team at the Wigan Trail 10K on Sunday
Share this article
Have your say

The third round in Wesham’s new club trail championship took place within the Wigan Trail 10K on Sunday.

There was a very strong turnout of 16 men and 13 women, led by David Taylor who finished fifth overall in 37:05.

Paul Hetherington was 11th in 39:13, Steve Myerscough 18th in 40:27, Nigel Shepherd 26th in 42:02, Jason Blagden 33rd in 42:54, Mark Renshall 34th in 42:58 and John Collier 35th in 43:07.

Tracey Hulme finished in 47:59, ahead of Kath Hoyer (49:09), Sharon Cooper (50:16), Kerry Eccles (51:39), Vicky Gore (52:59), Fran Hodskinson (53:32), Diane Blagden (54:49) and Debbie Myerscough (56:17).

Also competing were Roger Leadbeater (48:41), Chris Moss (50:06), Alan Taylor (50:28), Dave Young (53:11), James Danson (54:41), Dave Waywell (55:25), Graham Brook (57:10), Peter Cooke (1:02.26), Clive Berry (1:02.28), Pauline Eccleston (57:38), Maureen Danson (59:38), Jayne Hurst, Julie Rooney (both 1:03.12); and Caz Wadsworth (1:05.56).

David Taylor was sixth in the opening race of this year’s Kendal 10K race series, clocking 36:41.

Jenny Salt was 78th overall in 48:57, finishing ahead of Phil Leaver (81st, 49:23), Chris Moss (86th, 49:51) and Peter Bartlett (96th, 51:23).

In the opening race of this year’s Astley ParkTrail Series, Garry Barnett finished 12th over the 4.6 mile circuit in 27:18.

Helen Lawrenson (30:32) was 45th, Simon Denye (31:14) 55th, Sarah Sherratt (32:20) 73rd, while Stephen Browne came home in 34:40 with Alan Taylor posting a time of 36:57.

Garry Barnett was in action again at Sunday’s Blacksticks Blue 10K from Whitechapel.

He came home ninth in 38:47, with Sarah Sherratt (45:21) finishing 39th and Paul Carter (1:04.01) in 129th.

Lee Barlow finished ninth in the Blackpool Fun Run on Sunday with a time of 37:55.

Carl Groome was 36th in 41:19, leading in Stuart Topping (43rd, 41:39), Simon Denye (95th, 44:08), Ryan Azzopardi (181st, 47:03) and Tanya Barlow (741st, 58:25).

Steven Gore came in 39th in 1:20:59 in the 10.3 mile Bluebell Trail race in Halifax.

Helen Lawrenson ran the Lakeland Trails Kentmere Trail Challenge 17K on Saturday, finishing in 1:38.54.

Rob Danson ran another PB of 15:46 at the Lytham Hall parkrun, where Graham Cunliffe finished in 25:53, Kay Twist 27:33, Julie Rooney 28:50, Clive Berry 29:44, Stephen Twist 30:43, Louisa Flower 34:33, Sharon Cooper 37:31, Emma Davies 38:54 and Debbie Bell 43:52.

Paul Carter ran the Preston parkrun in 29:22.

At the Wepre parkrun at Connah’s Quay, David Taylor clocked another fastest run of the day in 20:14.

Steven Gore ran 21:17 with Megan and Vicky Gore back in 40:49.

At Blackpool, James Mulvany clocked 17:09, Steve Waterhouse 17:28, Peter Cruse 19:39, John Bertenshaw 21:03, Nicola Unsworth 21:43, George Kennedy 22:03, Stephen Browne 23:11, Robert Brown 24:43, Chris Pike 24:46, Dave Young 25:18, Rob Wallace 25:21, Finlay McCalman 27:52 and Tanya Barlow 43:56.