Catching up – Macclesfield Shield 20K 8th April 2017

Continuing apologies as I catch up with race results.

Macclesfield Shield 20K 8th April 2017

Roy Gunnett reports:

The race was held on the normal tough hilly course over 6 laps. It was a very pleasant warm sunny day (over 20C) with a clear blue sky throughout the race.

Adrian Edwards easily won the scratch race. Dan Maskell, up from Brighton, walked a strong race to come second. Roy Gunnett won the handicap prize and the Macclesfield Shield.

Special thanks are due to Eric Horwill who travelled up from the Midlands to do the timekeeping. This freed up Fred to be able to man the road junction the walkers have to cross on each lap.

1 Adrian Edwards Lancashire WC M55 2:00:10
2 Dan Maskell Surrey WC M65 2:19:42
3 Roy Gunnett Lancashire WC M65 2:21:38
4 Dave Crompton Lancashire WC M50 2:22:39
5 Stuart Edgar Dudley & Stourbridge M45 2:25:07
6 Joe Hardy Lancashire WC M70 2:27:13
7 Ian Hilditch Lancashire WC M75 2:27:56
8 Sailash Shah Lancashire WC M55 2:30:06
9 Phil McCullough Lancashire WC M55 2:30:57

1 Irene Pike Lady Lancashire WC W65 72:58
2 John Payn Lancashire WC M80 81:37

Glyn Jones Coventry Godiva M70 75:32

Greg Smith Lancashire WC M60 2:10:52

Following the race excellent refreshments were provided by Marshall Barnard and his wife.

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