The 2018 race was held on Sunday June 3rd 2018
Thanks to everyone who supported the races this year. We had over 200 entrants in the 5 mile race and a record turnout for the 2 mile race. The warm up events for the children were well attended
Winners of the 5 mile race were Mark Vardy and Sophie Crumly both representing Newbury AC. Both have supported the race many times in the past nearly always finishing in 1st or 2nd! Ollie Johnson trophy winner for juniors was Robbie Usher from Reading with junior girls winner being Emma Downie (Newbury AC). Further category winners were M40 Steve Barnes (NAC) F40 Katherine Sargeant (Reading Road Runners M50 Andy Colling (Unattached) M60 Mike Sheridan (NAC), M70 James Kiddie (Reading RR), F50 Jenny Eaton (NAC) F60 Sheila Marshall (NAC), F70 Liz Harkness (NAC). Newbury AC won both Men’s (Mark Vardy, Alex Muir, James Craggs)) & Women’s (Sophie Crumly, Emma Downie, Edyta Wilk) team events.
2 mile winner was 11 year old Kirsten Fraser (Team Kennet) closely followed by Wilf Waldon (Newbury AC)
Thanks to all the helpers both from Newbury AC, 1st Inkpen and Kintbury Scout Group, Kintbury St. Marys`s School, Kintbury Joggers, villagers from Kintbury and Inkpen. Also thanks to all the sponsors Mick Cornwall Aerials, Rayner Diesel Car service, myapplejuice.co.uk,Tesco Hungerford and Dave’s Gardening Service Kintbury
The Kintbury 5 is organized by club member Dave Wright in memory of former member Ollie Johnson who was tragically killed in an accident in 2005, aged 18. The race helps raise funds for the Ollie Johnson Trust.
Run on quiet roads and tracks around Inkpen and Kintbury, near Hungerford including by kind permission, some private roads. Start and finish at Kintbury recreation ground behind the Jubilee sports centre.