Honiton runners led home at Wellington Monument race by Kevin Hawker

Honiton runners who were involved at the Wellington Monument run

Honiton runners who were involved at the Wellington Monument run - Credit: Archant

There were Honiton runners taking part in the 27th Wellington Monument 10k race, writes Judy Davey.

The race is predominantly on road starting and finishing in Hemyock.

The first couple of miles are uphill before the course flattens out to take runners along a track and around the Monument before coming back along the same route. Kevin Hawker was first back for Honiton coming 10th in 37:52.

He was followed a little way behind by Tom Bornet who finished 53rd in 44:52. Tim Wigram was next home, 86th in 48:35 and Steve Briggs was 105th in 50:26. Greg Axsel came 113th in 51:25 and Tony Peek was 147th in 56:34. Helen Davy was the first of only two ladies back for Honiton coming 168th in 60:33. Wendy Williams was pretty close behind her finishing 177th in 62.46. There were 199 finishers and the race was won by Phil Burden of Taunton AC in a time of 34:13.

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