Runners return with a trophy in hilly challenge

Marathon runner Ross Langley
Marathon runner Ross Langley

FOUR ladies from a running club were trophy-winners in a 6km off-road race.

Sarah Hill, Alison Harding, Kirsty Barnett and Jane Porteous bagged the ladies team trophy at the Coombe Hill race in Wendover on Sunday.

Ross Langley was the club’s first over the line, in fourth place. Kevin Harding was first male V50 and Alison Harding was first female V45.

The club members were part of 242 people to compete in the challenging run, which includes two steep climbs.

The results are as follows:

11 Simon Barnett SM 25:00

15 Kevin Harding MV50 25:33

16 Alan Whelan MV40 25:54

17 Greg O’Callaghan SM 26 :10

41 John Manning MV50 28 :40

42 Sarah Hill SW 28:43

55 Ashley Horton SM 29:28

59 Colin Jeffs MV40 30:00

61 Alison Harding FV45 30:16

64 Mark Travers MV40 30:34

75 Kirsty Barnett FV35 31:08

92 Brian Layton MV60 32:30

108 Len Vaughan MV50 33:13

127 Jane Porteous FV45 34:30

151 Helen Vaughan FV45 36:11

219 Simon Jessop MV40 43:28