Rother Valley & Rutland 10K

We start this week with news from Saturday, Jean-Louis Balestra ran the Rother Valley Running Festival Half Marathon. The 13.1 miles consists of four and a half laps of a lake and Jean-Louis finished in 1:35:37.

Moving forward to Saturday evening and Heidi Boby completed the Rutland 10K night run with a friend, crossing the finishing line in 1:19:14.

On to Sunday and Simon Palmer was in Lincolnshire for the return of the Caythorpe Dash. Simon covered the undulating 10K in 45:38 finishing in 5th place overall and also won the trophy for 3rd male

For the sixth week in a row we have international news, this time from Cyprus where Steve Martin ran the Larnaca Half Marathon. Steve was supporting a friend who was completing the run and they went through the finish together in a time of 2:12:35.

News from Derbyshire, where 3 Striders took on the tough 16.3K Dark and White Peaks Autumn Series event at Buxton. David Daubney 1:42:17 and Emma Gilbert 1:52:42 for silver timing awards and Esther Parry 2:28:07, earning a bronze timing award.

Finally, Nicole Henderson was at Shipley Country Park for the Matthew Walker 10K pudding run. Nicole covered the muddy, hilly course in rainy conditions in a time of 1:02:41. Mulled wine, mince pies and a Christmas Pud made it all worthwhile.

Well done everyone who ran this week!