Chet Gillespie races to victory at Mrs E’s Wheeze meeting

AVR members who were in action at Mrs E's Big Wheeze meeting

AVR members who were in action at Mrs E's Big Wheeze meeting - Credit: Archant

A strong AVR representation ran at the well-organised and marshalled Mrs E’s Wheeze, a tough mainly off-road 10km run through lovely countryside starting and finishing at the primary school in Uplyme, writes Dave Mutter.

First home was AVR’s Chet Gillespie putting in a strong run to finish in 40:33, crossing the line nearly two minutes ahead of the second placed runner!

The next AVR, also the first lady and eighth overall, was Clare Hansford in 47:09 quickly followed by Karen Eyre, second lady and first V45 in 49:13, then Eleanor Wood to complete the AVR clean sweep, third lady and first V55 in 50:18. Andrew Hartnell finished in 56:42, just holding off Anders Larson in 57:01. Sandra Mortimer completed in 1:06:47 and John Mellodew 1:17:43.

Meanwhile, another AVR, Patrick Devine-Wright, won the latest Killerton Parkrun in 18:03.

John Garrity of Exmouth Harriers won the Seaton Parkrun in 19:18 with Phoebe Clark of Cycle Life Tri finishing second and first lady in a time of 20:13. In the same race, David Sadler finished third in a time of 22:18.


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