Devine-Wright first male-40 and in Reindeer Run first three

16:43 04 December 2012

Otterton Reindeer Run 2012. The Axe Valley Runners before the race began. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhsp 8328-49-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Otterton Reindeer Run 2012. The Axe Valley Runners before the race began. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhsp 8328-49-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Rudolph’s and Mr and Mrs Christmases were everywhere during the pre-Christmas Otterton Reindeer 10K Run early on Saturday morning, writes Dave Mutter.

It was great running weather with cloudless blue skies along muddy trails and tracks, crunching frosty grass and steep hills.

There were 196 finishers on the undulating route that was altered due to recent floods, resulting on many times being a little slower than previous years.

Patrick Devine-Write had a good old tussle, ending up first male 40 and third overall in 40:34.

Martin Croad had a great run finishing 23rd in 49:09 while Robin Carter battled with three other ladies, but outsprinted them to be the second lady finisher, first over 50 in 50:07.

Roger Bramley was 50th in 52:52; a vastly improved Sam Wickins 62nd, 54:42 and Richard Hale 74th, 56:00.

Mia Bartlett had a super run in the shorter 3K Reindeer Fun Run, she was 25th overall out of 163 and first under 12 girl in 15:51.

Read more on all things Axe valley runners at www.axevalleyrunners.org.uk

Related articles

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

10:38
Dave Jessops puts bat to ball for Tipton St John

Tipton St John were well beaten in an early season fixture at a chilly Yarcombe and Stockland, writes Phil Wright.

Read more
10:31

Honiton captain Rob Ingram is unambiguous about his plans for the season ahead in the E Division East, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
10:29

Feniton’s dressing room will be minus several familiar faces when the new season starts with a visit from Alphington this Saturday, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
10:26
Robbie Prior prepares to bowls Axmister at Clyst St George on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref mhsp 3135-28-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders.

Seaton should be up among the front runners this season in the C Division East thanks to some handy close-season captures, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:45
Seaton Town Under-16s after they had won the Exeter and District Youth League Division Two title

Seaton Town won their final game of the league season 7-0 at home to Witheridge and that was sufficient to see them land the Exeter and District Youth League Under-16 Division Two title.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:41

The Axe Cliff Seniors held their Quarterly Cup, a 15-holes stableford competition followed by the presentations of a numbers of trophies.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:49
Short mat bowls generic picture

The East Devon Short Mat Bowls League is drawing to a conclusion, writes Caroline Pavey.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:47
football generic picture

Honiton Youth Under-12s were unable to end their league campaign with a victory as they went down 2-0 on a visit to North Tawton, writes Stuart Ward

Read more
Yesterday, 12:47

Feniton Bowling Club has made one of its best ever starts to a season, writes Roger Smith.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:40
Upottery's City Farmers and Upottery's Lion Bar, winners of the two pairs/four competitio held at Cloakham Lawns. Organiser Caroline Pavey (centre) presented the trophies

The East Devon Short Mat Bowls League annual Two Pair/ Fours competition was held at Cloakham Lawns, writes Caroline Pavey.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read Sport

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition



Honiton's trusted business finder