50 year's since Moore's first Seaton goal!

PUBLISHED: 12:41 09 September 2009 | UPDATED: 00:09 16 June 2010

A new event in the Axe Valley Runner s Calendar, the RunFest, a weekend of social running, camping, massaging, took place last weekend.

A new event in the Axe Valley Runner's Calendar, the RunFest, a weekend of social running, camping, massaging, took place last weekend. It was a great success, with a good turn out of people having fun on the run and, because of that, it will now be an annual event. Special thanks to Tim Salter at Manor Farm Caravan Site, www.manorfarmcaravansite.com and Rocky the Racoon for having such a brilliant venue for us to use. A superb time was had by all walkers and runners.

l Harry Moore ran the Shepton Beauchamp 10k multi-terrain race in 1:24:18, a full 10 mins quicker than last week's race. He won the over 70 category and was the oldest competitor to finish. It seemed like only yesterday, but it was nearly 50 years ago that Harry scored his first goal for Seaton Town at Shepton!

l Sunday was the 21st running of the Bristol Half Marathon. Luke Reed was the lone AVR in the field of 11,000 runners. The race was won by Kenyan Ezekie Cherop in a blistering 1.03.26. Luke had a fantastic run of his own, finishing 140th in a brilliant new PB of 1.20.11, knocking over two minutes off his previous best.

l Last Tuesday Luke Reed and Chris Keeffe decided to try a new 5k route and so took part in the Run Exe 5k series in Exeter organised by Ironbridge Runner. Kevin Heywood of Bideford AC was first to finish in an incredible 14:58 taking home £50 for breaking 15 minutes. Luke had a superb run and finished with a new PB of 17:17 and 13th place. Chris, who is still struggling since the Dorset Doddle, was pleased to get round in 19:03 taking 23rd place. Both are looking forward to the last of the Yeovilton series this Wednesday.


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