Axe Valley Runners in Exeter Quay race

Axe Valley Runners in Exeter Quay race

Axe Valley Runners in Exeter Quay race - Credit: Dave Mutter

On a warm and windy Wednesday evening, 11 Axe Valley Runners took on the pancake flat out and back route along Exeter Quay in which 107 runners took part in.  
First AVR home was young Jack Broom, who ran an incredibly fast time of 35:18, a new PB, finishing 11th and even beating the Olympian Jo Pavey.  
Next AVR home was Joel Seward, who also ran a new PB, 15th in 35:59. Rob Collier who was ‘fresh’ from completing the Ham to Lyme ultra, ran a new PB of 37:45, finishing 2nd MV50.  
First AVR lady was Eleanor Wood with an exceptional time of 46.19, which also meant that she finished 2nd her age category with an Age Adjusted Grade of 90%.  
Next was Kerry Board in 46:46, also finishing second in her age category with Karen Eyre only 1 second behind, who again finished second in her age category.  
Other results: Matt Hewer 39:32 (3rd MV40), Tim Sibley 49th 42:28; Tony Smith 58th, 46:03; Caitlin Smith 51:54 (1st FU20) and Samantha Miller 96th, 57:35. 

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