Honiton runners shine in Platinum Jubilee race


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Honiton Running Club members took part in Cranbrook Running Club’s Platinum Jubilee 10k and 5k races. 

In the 10k, Liam Dingle was first back for HRC, finishing 9th in 43 minutes 43 seconds and Howard Bidmead followed him in 15th place in 45:46.  

Next back was a family affair led by Steve Davey, who came 21st in 49:34. He was followed by his daughter, Emma, who had a great run coming 25th in 51:33. Emma had overtaken her mum, Judy Davey, at about 6k and Judy finished 28th in exactly 52 minutes. The HRC line-up was completed by Sharon Wells in 39th in 54:46. 

Mark Newson led the HRC runners home in the 5k, finishing 14th in 21:13 and he was followed by Hannah Brown, who came 26th in 23:13, and next came Roger Saunders, 38th in 25:17. Donna Stone came 51st in 27:30 and Janice Newson completed the HRC contingency coming 62nd in 28:33.