Perratt earns his yellow jersey
PUBLISHED: 10:00 14 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:49 15 June 2010
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Seventy young runners took part in the Great West Run 3k Mini Marathon on Wednesday representing their schools. AVR's Dan Clapp came second in 11:57 with sister Lydia finishing 29th in 15:59.
Seventy young runners took part in the Great West Run 3k Mini Marathon on Wednesday representing their schools. AVR's Dan Clapp came second in 11:57 with sister Lydia finishing 29th in 15:59. l Saturday evening saw Harry Moore in action at the Ivybridge 10, which he completed in a fine time of 75:50. He was the 2nd over 70 competitor to finish, 547th overall. Luke Reed was the quickest AVR, finishing 52nd in 39:54. Gary Phillips was 63rd in 40:39 and Julia Phillips 171st in 45:32.l The hot conditions must have suited Garry Perratt in Sunday's Umborne Ug as scorchio'd around the just under 10k course, winning in a new course record of 43:12. Evergreen Bayliss and Bernard Fry had a good old battle for second, but Bayliss was just too quick and finished in 47:00, with Bernard third, seven seconds adrift. Crewkerne RC's Elaine Priest was the female winner, 11th overall in 53:52, with Ceri Oak of Honiton RC second lady, 14th overall in 55:54 and another Honiton RC lady Judy Davey third, 18th overall in 58:05. Justin and Robbie Holt once again had a brotherly battle, with Justin finishing 6th in 49:16, with Robbie 7th,49:24. Chris Keeffe 9th in 50:50; Richard Hale 12th in 54:07; Paul Johns, 13th in 55:17; Chris Irving 17th, 57:45; Andy Sayers 19th 58:24; Colin Pike, who has not run for over a year, was dead chuffed 21st in 58:59; Emma Kiernan 23rd in 59:08. Sue Campbell 28th in 1:01:09, Dave Mutter, 30th, 1:03:32; Retro Reynolds, 31st 1:04:01 (he had cycled 21 miles to get to the start line!); Joe Rogers 36th 1:06:24,Julian Davies 37th, 1:07:28; Jonathan Day 38th,1:08:34; Rebecca Creese 39th,1:09:56; Debbie and Mike Barry 48th and 49th, in 1:21:31 and 1:21:34.; Harry Moore and Steve Atkins joint 56th in 2:07. A note of thanks to Paul Tolchard and Gary Phillips who back marked the 10k, with special thanks to Sue Venn who back marked the 2.5 mile fun run. The fun run junior champion was Dan Clapp in 18:18, with Lydia Clapp making it a family double by winning the junior girls' title in 24:02. The race was organised by Eleanor and Rick Wood and with the help of many Umborne residents raised £536 towards a new village hall. All the organisers, marshals other helpers and superb cake makers did a brilliant job. Thanks to Millers Farm Shop for supplying the 95 walkers and runners with their bananas and to Garry perratt for his course advice and help.l Tom Elliott celebrated his 24th birthday by taking part in his first Triathlon, the Exe Valley Sprint Triathlon at Tiverton which consisted of a 400 metre swim, 25 km bike ride and a 5 km run. He was delighted with his 26th place in 1:12:37. Tom Woodman also did well, finishing 114th in 1:18:27.l May's Junior handicap was won by Sammy Barry in a new PB, and second placed Emma Kiernan also produced a PB. Dennis Elliott won the senior handicap in 29:10, knocking over a minute off his PB, Bernard Fry, complete with gashed hand, was second in 22:06; 3, Garry Perratt, 19:21; 4, Liz Elliott, 27:44 and 5, Alan Brown, 24:33. l The first of the inter club Woodland Relay's will take place next Monday evening at Trinity Hill Woods, near Axminster. Registration should be done by 6:15 with the two mile relay race beginning at 7pm SHARP.