Dartmouth Regatta 5.1 mile

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2nd & 3rd FOR TORBAY AT DARTMOUTH REGATTA 5 MILE
Saturday 29th August 2015

14 Torbay Athletic Club Members ran the Dartmouth Regatta 5 mile road race.

2015 Dartmouth Regatta Startline

This infamous 5.1 m road race is now in its 36th year. Starting at the Boatfloat Bridge on South Embankment, follow the long steep road out to Stoke Fleming towards the mouth of the river Dart. Once at Stoke Fleming (half way) runners turn return via the lanes towards Little Dartmouth, then back to Dartmouth`s South Embankment and the finish in front of a crowd of hundreds of cheering spectators.

For last two years Torbay has enjoyed 1st and 2nd overall at this event but this year a battle took place between Torbay Simon Longthorpe and Ceri Ress (Wild Running Club) with Simon finishing just one second behind Ceri.

3rd was Torbay AC David Tonlin in 30:01. As well as Torbay having second and third Torbay also had 4 members in the top eight.

Cathy Parkinson was first Torbay lady, 3rd lady overall, 2nd FV50.

After the race runners and specators enjoyed the Regatta air display which was paused for the prize presentation for the runners in both the road race and the fun run race. Torbay Alexander Bly was 3rd in the Fun Run.

Torbay AC Results
2 Simon Longthorpe (28:04,1st SM) – 3 David Tomlin (30:01, 2nd MV40) – 7 Andrew Longthorpe (30:55) – 8 Russell Hart (31:02) – 13 Richard Wallace (31:46) – 20 Kevin Fine (33:28) – 24 Nigel Fenn (34:08) – 30 Neil Downer (35:07, 3rd MV45) – 45 Catherine Parkinson (36:59, 3rd Lady) – 55 Nick Dance (38:11) – 56 James Hartridge (38:11) – 84 Greg Fine (41:09) – 116 Ray Wilson (45:16)


TORBAY SIMON WINS DARTMOUTH REGATTA 5.1 MILE ROAD RACE
SATURDAY 30th AUGUST 2014

1 Simon Longthorpe (28:26) – 3 Pete Monaghan (29:26) – 5 Lee Turner (29:51) – 9 Andrew Longthorpe (32:30) – 60 Greg Fine (39:26) – 64 Martyn Breslan (39:36) – 84 Roger Matthews (42:13) – 89 Rachel Longthorpe (43:01) – 96 Ray Wilson (43:54) – 109 Tessa Hearfield (45:24) – 162 Dennis Commissar (68:38)


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