Honiton runner Hawker second in Beer Blazer

PUBLISHED: 12:11 18 May 2015 | UPDATED: 12:11 18 May 2015

The team from Honiton Running Club before Sunday's Beer Blazer. Ref mhsp 6029-20-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The team from Honiton Running Club before Sunday's Beer Blazer. Ref mhsp 6029-20-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

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Honiton runners were out in force for the 2015 Beer Blazer, writes Judy Davey.

This race takes in some of the toughest Grizzly terrain including the length of Branscombe Beach and the infamous Stairway to Heaven.

Tim Lenton won the event for AVR in 45:17 and, in second place was Honiton’s own Kevin Hawker in 46:37.

Honiton Running Club (HRC) also took third place with Ian Stewart finishing nine seconds after Hawker.

Other Honiton runners were: 20th Hadleigh Davies 54:39, 22nd Richard Harris 54:47, 24th Steve Davey 55:44, 27th Bruce Strawbridge 57:38, 29th Mark Dallyn 58:06, 31st Howard Bidmead 58:20, 34th Paul Williams 58:53, 39th Judy Davey 1:00:16, 42nd Louise Crisp 1:01:04, 48th Roger Saunders 1:02:27, 65th Jim Hill 1:06:06, 66th Pippa Westall 1:06:21, 70th Linda Pike 1:08:30, 72nd Jennie Sleeman 1:10:02, 86th Kathy Layzell 1:15:33, 91st Carol Turnham 1:17:19. There were 114 finishers.

HRC also had success in the Beer Blazer 5k as Thomas Lilley was third male in 26:36 and Katelyn Wells was third female in eighth place overall in 28:06. The race was won by Oliver Rodger of AVR and there were 34 finishers.


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