Newton’s run well in AVR colours at Cheddar Gorge

PUBLISHED: 10:11 22 August 2013 | UPDATED: 10:11 22 August 2013

Last Sunday AVR athletes Diane and Graham Newton took part in Relish Running’s Cheddar Gorge race series, writes Dave Mutter.

The races started at the top of Cheddar Gorge, where the runners had a chance to enjoy the magnificent panoramic view before setting off across the very muddy, hilly terrain.

Graham completed the half marathon in 1hr 56 mins coming 19th overall and taking 1st in the Over-60 men’s category.

Meanwhile, Diane took part in the 10k event, over an equally muddy, hilly course, and was very pleased to finish in 1hr 29mins.


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