AVRs Greenhalgh and Wood star in ‘Petal Run’ at Colyton.

PUBLISHED: 11:21 15 July 2014 | UPDATED: 11:21 15 July 2014

Galina Barskaya

Six AVRs took part in a social ‘Petal Run’ on Sunday, named for its six loops from Colyton looking (rather unconvincingly!) like a flower’s petals, writes Dave Mutter.

Garry Perratt and Matt Clist ran all six loops for a total distance of 40 miles, Phil Bayliss covered 30 miles and chief pacemaker Paul Tolchard did a fine job of keeping the speedies at a sensible starting pace on the first seven-mile leg!

The stars of the day, though, were Amy Greenhalgh who had previously never done further than a marathon and Eleanor Wood who ran a significant personal best at a race the day before rather than resting like the rest of the gang, both ladies clocking up an impressive 35 miles each! Many thanks to Phil Bayliss for hosting the run and keeping the runners supplied with tea between each loop.

Meanwhile, also on Sunday, Emma Kiernan ran the Wellington 10-mile race and finished 21st out of 92 in 1:15:32l.

Other Sport Stories

13:37

Ottery St Mary ladies were beaten 6-4 when they visited Budleigh Salterton for their latest Devon Women’s League outing.

Read more
13:06

The AVR handicaps have restarted and Megan Woolland won the January Junior handicap in 21:13, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more
13:01

The East Devon cup competition draws have been made. The competitions are traditionally run after the halfway stage of the Macron Devon and Exeter League campaign and the semi-finals and finals of all three – Morrison Bell, Grandisson and Golesworthy – are played at the Washbrook Meadow home of Ottery St Mary.

Read more
13:00

The Axe Cliff ‘Player of the Year’ for 2017, Brian Thompson, has taken his form into 2018 and made a terrific start to the new year, writes Dave Bruce.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:04

Honiton Hawks Under-9s returned to action after the festive break when they travelled to Taunton on Sunday morning.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:03

AVR athlete Jake Smith was second U20M in the SW (England Athletics) cross-country championships held at Aldon Hill, Yeovil, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:03

The Axe Cliff men braved the weather in a two-ball bowmaker, writes Dave Bruce.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:23

In the first full week back after the seasonal break, where rain, not snow, was the prevailing weather, 40 seniors ventured out on the 16-hole layout in the first of the seniors’ stablefords, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:23

Taunton host the Bathwick Tyres this coming Saturday (January 20) when the card boasts almost £79k in prize money and includes one Class 2 and two Class 3 events with the first race due off at 12.30pm, writes Richard Walsh.

Read more
Tue, 16:42

Tom Hayes has been crowned the Ottery St Mary ‘Player of the Month’ for December.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 1°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications