Lenton second in AVR colours at Heytor Heller

PUBLISHED: 10:43 20 July 2015 | UPDATED: 10:43 20 July 2015

AVR runners who were in action at the Heytor Heller

AVR runners who were in action at the Heytor Heller


Nine AVR members were at Haytor on Dartmoor on Saturday evening to tackle a challenging 10k race aptly called the Haytor Heller, writes Dave Mutter.

The race was won by Torbay AC’s Arran Tocknell in 41:09 and only a minute behind in second spot was Tim Lenton, also winning the MV40 prize.

Next home was Eleanor Wood in 55:04 winning the FV55 award.

A slightly reluctant Dave Thomas, full from a cream tea, stormed home in 61:34 followed by son and father Matt Morbey, 64:06 and Alan, 65:15.

Next home was Angela Kerr, 71:25, closely followed by brother and sister, Graham Newton, freshly back from his son’s wedding in Japan, and Janet Cullum, in 71:52. Martin Kerr was pleased with his time of 81:53.

There were 254 runners in total and on this their 30th anniversary of the race; all credit must go to Teignbridge Trotters for putting on one of the best local races around.

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