Churston Flyer & Fun Run

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TORBAY WINS CHURSTON FLYER & FUN RUN
Sunday 4th October 2015

2015 Churston Flyer Winning Team 1500w
2015 Churston Flyer Naomi Flanagan Pete Monaghan 1000w34 Torbay Athletic Club Seniors and Juniors competed in the Churston Flyer 5 mile or the 1 mile Fun Run at the weekend with the Club sweeping the board in the Flyer.

A field of runners from all over the West Country took to the lanes around Churston for this annual event organised by South Devon Athletic Club on the almost flat five mile course with just a couple of short hills starting and finishing near Churston Grammar School with the course heading out towards Brixham turning back at Furzeham to finish in the school grounds.

Last Years winner Peter Monaghan was once again the race winner in 28:39, beating Christian Hewitt of Tiverton Harriers by almost a minute with his local rival David Hampton from host club finishing 3rd. This win takes Monaghan’s race wins to 9 in the current year,Torbay had three finishers in the top five with Andrew Longthorpe finishing fourth in 28:47 with new member Ian Tyson running in his first race for the Club
finishing 5th in 29:12.
2015 Churston Flyer Jo Loten 1000w
Torbay Athletic Club’s new member Naomi Flanagan, running in club colours for the first time, was the Ladies winner beating Ellie Dominey by almost half a minute to finish in 11th place overall. There was a new team prize on offer this year to the first 7 Club runners 2 of which had to be ladies and with Torbay finishers Pete Monaghan, Andy Longthorpe, Ian Tyson, Martyn Breslan, Jerry Hocking, Naomi Flanagan home this required new member Jo Loten to help claim this award when she finished 41st overall and also won her FV45 category.

Torbay results :-
1 Peter Monaghan (27:41, 1st MV50) – 4 Andrew Longthorpe (28:47, 1st MV40) – 5 Ian Tyson (29:12, 2nd Senior Man) – 7 Martyn Breslan (30:25) – 10 Jerry Hocking (30:38) – 11 Naomi Flanagan 1st Lady (30:40) – 15 Kevin FIne (31:21) – 21 Anthony Raine (34:19) – 23 Glynn Hughes (34:37) – 24 Nicholas Cull (34:46) – 26 Stephen Wilbraham (34:54) – 29 Brian Lewis (36:14) – 33 Nick Dance (36:45) – 35 Simon Gilboy (37:21) – 38 Raymond (38:37) – 41 Jo Loten 1st FV45 (39:12) – 42 Emma Gilboy (39:12) – 44 Linda Philippou (40:09) – 47 Craig McGuire (40:53) – 48 Lisa Haley (40:56) – 52 Phil Perkins (42:58) – 54 Anne Lucas (44:05) – 57 Colin Wilson (45:47) – 62 Sarah Sweatman (47:34) – 65 Stuart Sweatman (47:36)

CHURSTON FUN RUN

The 1 mile Fun Run took place wholly within the school grounds with nine Torbay juniors giving superb performances and some very quick times. First home for Torbay was Jamie Morrison finishing 2nd Overall in 5:49 with junior girl Raphaela Donaghue finishing first girl and 3rd overall in 6:09. Jade Sweatman was 2nd girl in 6:10.

2015 Churston Fun Run Jamie Morrison Croped

Torbay A.C. junior results as follows:-
2 Jamie Morrison (5:49) – 3 Raphaela Donaghue (6:09, 1st girl) – 4 Jade Sweatman (6:10, 2nd girl) Kieran Raine (6:16) – Joshua Taylor (6:20) – Alex James (6:41) – Stefan Filip (6:43) – Shona Silvester (6:50) – Jasmine Sweatman (7:12)

 


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