Roy Gunnett reports:
NEXT RACE: 5k ordinary handicap race followed by the 111th AGM
DATE SATURDAY 3rd November 2018
VENUE: LADY WILTON HALL, SIMISTER LANE, SIMISTER, PRESTWICH, MANCHESTER, M25 2RX
Look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at the race/meeting.
To quote Fred ‘s request in his letter:
‘It is essential that you make every effort to attend in order that your valued contribution will help with the election of officers and decisions to be made for the future success of the Lancashire Walking Club’.
As Fred is standing down from his Official Positions as President, Chairman and Treasurer, these positions will be required to be filled.
Please consider this and offer your services for nomination and then contact Roy at email@example.com
ALBERT RIGBY 10 KILOMETRES, SUTTON MACCLESFIELD, NOVEMBER 6
The race was held over 3 laps of the new ‘out and back’ course. Weather was cold and overcast. 12 took part of whom 5 were welcome guests.
Adrian Edwards and Martin Fisher shared the lead for the early part of the race. After a mile or so Adrian pulled away strongly and won the race by nearly 2 minutes from Martin who was second.
In addition to winning the scratch race, Adrian also won the handicap and was thus awarded the Albert Rigby Shield.
As always Marshal Barnard and his wife Kath provided excellent refreshments for everyone after the race.
1 Adrian Edwards Lancashire WC M55 57.21
2 Martin Fisher Redcar RWC M55 59.19
3 Tony Bell Lancashire WC M55 64.14
4 Stuart Edgar Dudley & Stourbridge M45 65.52
5 Dan Maskell Surrey WC M70 66.02
6 Joe Hardy Lancashire WC M70 66.36
7 Glyn Jones Coventry Godiva M75 66.44
8 Roy Gunnett Lancashire WC M70 69.45
9 Sailash Shah Lancashire WC M50 71.04
10 Dave Hoben Surrey WC M65 74.15
1 Pat Evans Lady W65 49.44