A fantastic representation was delivered from NAC at Sunday’s Bramley 10/20 mile race both in terms of runners and supporters. On an unseasonably warm and sunny day for mid-February, a total of 17 club runners took part in both races with a number of impressive race times and prizes being achieved. Considering the high quality of competition present at Bramley, the club’s collective performance is even more astounding and is a positive reflection of the level of training and support given to our athletes.
10 Mile Race.
Eleven club runners competed in this event with Matt Green being the first club runner across the finish line in an extremely impressive 6th position with 55 mins 13 seconds. James Knight was the second club runner in 9th position with 56 mins 24 secs and James Craggs was the third club runner in 12th position with 57 mins 7 secs. The remining club runners and their positions were; Phil Marshall (19th), Steve Elsmere (20th), Mike Wheeler (31st), Mike Sheridan (60th), Andrew Russell (74th), Nigel Popplewell (75th), Sophie Fowler (206th) and Julie Kaesser (293rd). A total of 743 runners completed the course. Matt, James and James came in 1st position in the 10 mile Men’s team prize so a double congratulations goes to them.
20 Mile Race.
Six club runners competed in this event with Andy Ind being the first club runner across the finish line in an extremely impressive 22nd position with 2hrs 6 mins 38 secs. Jeff Bird was the second club runner in 44th position with 2hrs 13 mins and 48 secs and Martin Walker was the third club runner in 54th position with 2hrs 14 mins 33 secs. The remaining club runners and their positions were; Conor McGrory (62nd), Steve Ferriday (255th) and Graham Stent (359th). A total of 633 runners completed the course. Andy, Jeff and Martin came in 3rd position in the 20 mile Men’s team prize so a double congratulations goes to them.
All results can be found at: http://readingroadrunners.org/races/bramley/