Road Runners in action at Tickhill

The Clowne Road Runners at Tickhill
The Clowne Road Runners at Tickhill
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Four Clowne Road Runners made a short journey for their latest 10-mile off road event.

At the Tickhill 10 mile race the first runner home for Clowne was Paul Sadler, in a time of 71:32.

He was followed by Karen Shipman 86:01, Julie White 86:01 and Suzanne Leusby in a time of 92:22.

Paula Mcpherson completed the Rother Valley 5km Course in a personal best time of 25:17.

The performance saw her gain a club bronze standard award.

Other Road Runners involved were Jordan Street 18:15, David Elsom 21:41, John Profitt 24:58, and Graham Sheen 26:55.

The Dukeries Ultra Event saw Clowne Road Runners Ultra specialist Richard Hind take part on the 40 mile course.

The race takes in some of the most beautiful and undiscovered sandstone villages and historical sites in England.

It starts in the heart of Sherwood Forest and keeps mostly to forest trails and footpaths.

The route passes through Cresswell Crags and skirts the Welbeck Estate.

It then crosses Clumber Park and through peaceful farm land before looping back to pass by the Thoresby Estate before returning to Sherwood Forest.

Hind completed the course in a time of 6:14:00.

Clowne Road Runners are hosting the five mile Elmton Chase on Wednesday 24th June.

The race will start at the Elmtree Pub at Elmton at 7.30pm.

Runners can sign on the night at £5.

There will be a £50 prize for the first male and female runners across the finishing line, with team prizes and veterans prizes up for grabs in all categories.

The race is a mixture of fields,tracks and road starting and finishing at the Elmtree Pub and supports the Elmton Well Dressing Week.

For more information on the Elmton Chase and other running events visit www.clowneroadrunners.org/