Wesham trio in Catforth top 10

The Catforth 10K was run on Sunday morning in blustery conditions but the rain of the previous day abated.

Friday, 16th June 2017, 5:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 3:21 pm
Steve Myerscough finished in the top 10 at the Catforth 10K

David Taylor was Wesham’s first finisher in fourth place with a time of 36:08.

Garry Barnett came home seventh in 37:52 with Steve Myerscough ninth in 39:21.

Nicola Unsworth was 24th with 46:17, leading in Roger Leadbeater (26th, 46:51), Tracey Hulme (27th, 47:13), Sharon Cooper (31st, 49:15) and the returning Phil Leaver (33rd, 49:25).

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Ben Wrigley (50:49) came home in 38th place, followed by Vicky Gore (41st, 51:39), Dave Marsland (46th, 52:04) and Kerry Eccles (48th, 52:14).

Also running were Robert Wallace (56th, 54:04), James Danson (59th, 54:14), Debbie Myerscough (67th, 56:19) and Paul Carter (86th, 1:03.21).

The Two Lads Fell Race at Horwich on Thursday evening was the second fixture in the Inter Club Fell series.

Wesham had a modest but respectable turnout, with Paul Gregory leading the way in 35th place with 40:42 for the 5.25 miles and 900ft climb.

Steve Myerscough was 50th in 41:58, while John Collier just edged out Nigel Shepherd in a sprint finish, finishing 79th in 45:50 with Shepherd 80th in 45:51.

Martin Bates finished 96th in 47:55, while Jen Salt was 116th overall in 51:59.

David Taylor finished fifth in the second Astley Park Trail series race on Wednesday in 25:56 for the 7.4K run through the park on the woodland trails with some testing ascents.

Garry Barnett was 10th in 27:11, leading in Lee Barlow (14th, 27:54) and Simon Denye (32nd, 29:42).

For the Wesham women, Helen Lawrenson was 40th overall in 30:23, Nicola Unsworth 61st in 32:28 and Tanya Barlow 115th in 39:00.

Ugis Datvas took an hour off his previous time in the Bolton Hill Marathon on Saturday in wet and windy conditions to finish seventh with a time of 3:29.55.

Jenn Thompson ran the Keswick Mountain Festival 10K Trail Run finishing 117th in 1:01:40, 40th woman.

Mark Renshall was the first Wesham runner at the Blackpool parkrun in 21:01.

Nicola Unsworth ran the fastest women’s time of the day with 21:37.

Jonathan Lawson clocked 22:37, George Kennedy 22:47 and Rob Wallace 27:09.

Robert Brown ran the Preston parkrun in 24:59 while David Taylor logged another second fastest time at Birkenhead with 17:42 with Steven Gore finishing in 19:52 and Megan and Vicky Gore both back in 36:32.

Martin Bates ran 22:12 at Worsley Woods in Manchester, while Megan Gore set a time of 11:09 in the 2K Avenham Park junior run on Sunday.