Burnden Race Reports

Tuesday 29th January 

HEATON PARK 5K

BURNDEN’S Shay Walker won the Heaton Park 5K event at the weekend.
Shay registered his first race victory since joining the club with a time of 20mins 44secs – and did it in style.

NORTHEN CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Over in Yorkshire, Jonathan Sangster led home Burnden’s contingent at the Northern Cross Country Championships in Pontefract.
Jonathan completed the 12K course in 48:57, just nine seconds ahead of Paul Duke in 49:06.
Andy Staveley was next in 52:41, followed by Keith Thomas (53:45), Tony Wall (57:45), Christophe Menand (59:32), Chris Greenall (62:37) and Ged Turner (63:19)
Anne Ferguson was the first to finish the women’s 8K race, crossing the line in 38:20, followed by Louise Wall in 47:49.

LYTHAM 10MILE

Fearsome windy conditions on the coast made the Lytham 10-Mile race a testing challenge, with Jackie Oakes the first to get back safely, 5th F40 in a large field with a time of 1:20:42.
Phil Holden was not far behind in 1:29:54 with Denise Hodgkinson (1:33:21), Emma Walker (1:35:23) and Sarah Woodiwiss (1:36:52) next.
Debra Hennessey posted a time of 1:47:56 ahead of Wasyl Gelyczak and Peter Whiteside who finished together in 1:57:55. Gillian McGowan continued her comeback with 2:26:45.