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There’s local area point-to-point action this coming Sunday with the staging of the annual meeting at Ottery St Mary on Saturday (October 24).

The Plym Trail is situated in the Dartmoor National Park with the HQ at Clearbrook, Plymouth and the stunning views of the forests and valleys are breath-taking, writes Judy Davey.

Last Saturday saw AVR Jake Smith represent GB in the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia Poland, writes Dave Mutter.

Here we bring you a round-up of the matches played by team sfro the Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club on the third Saturday of October.

The second Saturday of October was not the most successful of days in terms of on-pitch results for the men’s and ladies’ teams representing Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC).

With many AVR members either running or pacing the virtual London Marathon the members completing the October virtual 4k handicap was somewhat depleted, writes Dave Mutter.

An army physiotherapist from Exmouth, the reigning European triathlon champion, won the world’s very first Half Ironman distance triathlon to be raced since lockdown and went on to win the major domestic triathlon of the season, raced in Nottingham.

There is action for both Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men and women’s teams tomorrow (Saturday).

SOHC teams enjoy positive results

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Three of the four men’s sides played against Bridgwater, with two home fixtures and one away.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s third team opened their season with a 1-1 draw at home against Bridgwater in a competitive game played at Ottery.

East Devon resident Tim Wigram completed his ‘Virtual’ London Marathon effort ion Sunday, running the 29.75 miles from Lyme to Exmouth in a time of six hours and 39 minutes, writes Stephen Birley.

Despite the most dreadful conditions 11 AVR’s completed their Virtual London Marathon on Sunday with many using a looped course from Axmouth to the seafront in Seaton, writes Dave Mutter.

The final Sunday of September saw the curtain come down on the 2020 outdoor bowling campaign at Ottery St Mary, writes Ron Cook.

East Devon resident Tim Wigram, is running the London Marathon on Sunday, but, like all those ‘non-elite’ athletes taking part in the 2020 version of the iconic race, Tim is going to ‘running’ the event far away from the streets of London.

Racing has been off the agenda for most runners since March, but four Honiton Running Club (NRC) members signed up to the North Devon AONB Half and Marathon which took place on the final Sunday of September, writes Jo Davey.

On a beautiful Autumn afternoon, the Budleigh bowlers came out in force to compete for the Centenary Cup - a round robin tournament with eight triples teams all playing each other across different rinks, writes David Roberts.

The North Devon Half Marathon took place on the final Sunday of September with social distancing being strictly adhered to, writes Dave Mutter.

David Cooke ran in the 800m race at the Yeovil track, writes Dave Mutter.

After six months of waiting, the ladies and girls of Sidmouth Netball Club are finally back on court with huge smiles and a great attitude, writes Clare Johnson.

Tuesday was a very sad occasion for Sidmouth bowlers as it heralded the final day of the outdoor season, writes Carol Smith.

Internationally known horse racing broadcaster Cornelius Lysaght will head up the Devon & Cornwall live streaming presenting team when the 2020/2021 point-to-point season gets under way with the East Devon races at Ottery St Mary on Saturday. October 24, writes Granville Taylor.

East Devon motor ace, Harry Tincknell, has taken his second victory at the race that every driver wants to win: the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Tom Pryke served up the Man of the match performance as Feniton launched a new Joma Devon & Exeter Premier Division East campaign with a 2-1 win at Beer Albion.

Sadly, next Tuesday (September 22), sees the final day of the 2020 summer outdoor bowling season, writes Carol Smith.

The second Saturday of September saw Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) member Ross Walton take on the 32-mile Climb Southwest 8 Trigs self-navigating race, writes Hamish Spence

With great weather conditions, four Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members took part in the South West 5 Trigs race writes Hamish Spence.

The August AVR Senior 4k Virtual Handicap was won by Ron Seward, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Bowling Club has seen none of the usual busy summer season at the club, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Lyme Regis bowlers have just completed a second set of Mini Leagues, writes Paul Moffitt.

A mass participation event that gives pleasure to thousand across the country each weekend, is set to resume next month.

Sidmouth Bowls Club’s two Fun Days certainly proved to be just that – lots of fun being had by all, writes Carol Smith.

Harry Tincknell’s latest IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar six-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta provided enough excitement and drama to last an entire season.

Having heard about the recently launched ‘COSY’ marathon route around the periphery of Exeter, Sidmouth Running Club’s Simon Hollyer and myself decided to have a go, writes Dave Wright.

AVR member Patrick Devine-Wright broke the record for the Dartmoor Round on the first Saturday of September, writes Dave Mutter.

The first Saturday of September saw AVRs Jake Smith run in the 5,000 metres at the British Championships in Manchester, writes Dave Mutter.

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