Standard Article 19th September 2017

Cirencester Park 10km, road

Dave Bells wins again at our own Autumn Assault equalling his own record for this event.  But, with a new and faster(?) course, he was disappointed to be over 32 minutes.  

1 David Bell (Cirencester AC) 32.55 - equals course record
37 James Widdowson 44.18
71 Ivan Quinlan 49.21    248 finished

Worcester City 10km, road

In Worcester, Dave Wright managed to knock 28 seconds from the previous club record when finishing in 38.20 as first V50.

1 Phil Beastall (Cheltenham & County Harriers) 31.18
50 David Wright (Cirencester AC) 38.20 - 1st V50, club V60 record
2033 finished

Bristol ½ Marathon, 13.1 miles road

Jo Musk was thrilled to finish the Bristol Half Marathon almost a minute faster than her  target and fourteen minutes faster than the PB she set (a few years ago?) as a teenager.

1 Aaron Richmond (Bideford AC) 1.08.07
240 Jo Musk (Cirencester AC) 1.27.08
345 Jason Stallard 1.38.15                  7473 finished.  

Cotswold Classic '10', Witney, 10 miles road

Robbie Brown continued to impress finishing 8th in Witney 10 where he was joined by Howard, Ionel and Barbara in the hunt for points in our Road Running Championships.

1 James Bolton (Woodstock Harriers) 55.13
8 Robbie Brown (Cirencester AC) 1.01.36
19 Howard Ewan 1.02.57
60 Ionel Iancu 1.09.12
288 Barbara Thomas 1.41.06    328 finished

Mercian Challenge 100 miles, Offa’s Dyke, England and Wales, 100 miles trail

Rupert Chesmore  battled  the brutal hills along the Welsh border following  Offa’s Dyke path from Chepstow to Montgomery to finish second (first male).  This involved setting off  on Friday at 8pm, running for two sleepless nights and a day to finish early on Sunday morning.

1 Becky Wightman  31 .25.19

2 Rupert Chesmore (Cirencester AC) 33 10.51     6 finished

Omitted last week were Ionel Iancu’s results from an end of season triathlon and also an unconfirmed report that 87 year old Fred Robson completed a 10k race coming down the Matterhorn in 52 minutes but Fred has emphasised the words down hill!

Cotswold End of Season Triathlon, 1.5km swim, 41km bike, 9km run

1Dale Grassby (BRAT) (19.04; 1.04.52; 39.08) 2.04.51 
58 Ionel Iancu (Cirencester AC) (25.25; 1.23.53; 41.10) 2.33       230 finished.  


Victories for Charles Woodd in Helston and Isaac McAdam in Chippenham and the usual scattering of age group wins.

Penrose parkrun, Helston, Cornwall, 5km trail

1 Charles Woodd (Cirencester AC) 18.04 - also 1st V45   174 finished.  

Carlisle parkrun, 5km trail

1 David Thompson (unattached) 18.16
149 Clare Blampied (Cirencester AC) 31.10
150 Colin Tapley 31.11   236 finished.  

Chippenham parkrun, 5km trail

1 Isaac McAdam (Cirencester AC) 17.35 - also 1st junior
3 Ollie Campbell 18.54
9 JacobMcAdam 19.48
63 Alan McAdam 25.02   187 finished.  

Stonehouse parkrun, 5km trail

1 Ralph Dadswell (Ealing Eagles RC) 19.28
10 Gordon Jones (Cirencester AC) 21.57 - 1st V65
12 Kate Sackett 22.16 - 1st FV55
43 Barbara Thomas 27.51 - 1st FV60   95 finished.  

Cheltenham parkrun, 5km trail

1 Dan Owen (Cheltenham & County Harriers) 16.30
336 Robin Lloyd (Cirencester AC) 32.30
411 finished.