Axe Valley Runners: Josh wins February Junior handicap

JOSH D’Albertanson was the winner of Axe Vale Runners Junior February handicap in 15:39 with Megan Woolland 19:51 (second) and Lewis Burridge  (12:07) third. Megan leads the standings with 43 points followed by Josh on 37 and Sam Eyre 33.

Helen Holmes was the victor in the Senior handicap in 31:45 with Sarah Shepley (28:23) second and Chris Polley (23:29) third.  There is a three-way tie at the top of the senior rankings with  Andrew Hartnell, Anthony Chadwick and Lou Tucker all on 39 points.

Adam Hennessey of Honiton RC won the latest Seaton parkrun in 18:44,  followed by Martin Hewlett (Clevedon AC) 19:15 and Thomas Dunn 20:34. AVR’s Kerry Board was the First Lady home, 14th overall in 23:30; Nicola Rendell second lady, 19th overall, 23:53 and Ragnhild Kordt Richards third lady and 22nd overall, 24:21.

Emma Kiernan ran the Exeter Half Marathon finishing 27th out of 205 in a PB of 1:27:36. Angela Kerr was 179th, 2:02:22 and Sarah Herfet 193rd, 2:11:59.

Two AVR’s completed the Sunday Half Marathon with Laura Kerr 90th 1:58:17 and Fiona Pyle 155th 2:11:41.

The 4 Trigs Race was held by Sidmouth Running Club last week. The 17-mile self-navigation fell race requires entrants to bag the four main trig points around Sidmouth. James Green finished in first place in just under 2:14. Matt Clist finished 2nd in 2:22, Tim Lenton came in 5th 2:32 and Matt Hewer 7th 2:46.

More AVR results: Karen Eyre 3:09:20 and second lady, 20th overall, Eleanor Wood  32nd 3:23, Simon Davey and Chris Polley were 38th, 3:35; Sue Hayes 40th 3:35, Andrew Hartnell 62nd 3:52:31, Richard Jackson 63rd 3:53:49, Steven Lewis 70th 4:02, Steve Haines, Chris Hill, Alan Morbey and Margaret Pearce 75th, 4:14. Amie and Tim Sibley 91st in five hours 3mins.

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