Running the virtual half marathon with Axe Valley

Sam Summers after the virtual Bath Half

Sam Summers after the virtual Bath half marathon - Credit: AVR

Axe Valley Runners have made up for the absence of normal competition by taking part in a unique event that allowed them to explore the outstanding natural beauty of our local surroundings. 
The Bath Half Marathon is usually held in early March, and so it was this year, but as a virtual event, where competitors ran their own 13.1-mile route and gave their times to the organisers.  
Angela Kerr ran her race from Seaton to Axmouth 3.5 times and was really pleased with a sub-two-hour finish in the windy conditions, completing in 1 hour 57 min.  
Sam Summers took in a little tour of the east Devon villages near Honiton, including Gittisham, Fenny Bridges, Feniton, Buckerell and Weston, before finishing at home just before the hail came down, taking 2 hours 55 mins.  
Hopefully, the first tentative steps on the road back to normality.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus