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Sunday 26th June 2016

The 25th running of the Torbay Half Marathon produced excellent running conditions for the 1599 finishers, lead home in (1:09:40) by Tom Merson from Bristol & West AC with club-mate and first lady Annabel Granger finishing in ( 1:20:49) to both claim the top prize money with Torbay AC’s Naomi Flanagan (1:27:37) claiming the third ladies prize.
The organising club Torbay AC fielded 30 members in the event, led home by Pete Monaghan (1:18:36) followed in by an international feel amongst his other members with Fleur Ricklin from France (2:06:15) running her first Half Marathon, after only starting in January. Lotta Savola (1:41:03) Northern Finland, David Maxwell (1:43:06) from Cape Town and Craig McGuire (1:47:33) with a massive 10min PB from Scotland. Keith Simpson broke 1:50 barrier Rick Ironman Martin completed his 100th half marathon run at the event with Maria Thaller in her first half marathon race picking up an injury at 3 miles, but carried on to limp over the finishing line in (2:12:07)
Torbay results:-
17 Peter Monaghan (1:18:36, 1st MV50) – 34 Ian Tyson (1:23:00,2nd MV35) – 40 Jerry Hocking (1:24:28, 3rd MV40) – 56 Naomi Flanagan (1:27:37) – 85 Steve Weeks (1:30:23) – 171 Stephen Wilbraham (1:38:05) – 204 Tim Lewry (1:40:21) – 232 Lotta Savola (1:41:33, PB) – 254 Nick Robinson (1:42:29) – 268 David Maxwell (1:43:06, First Race for Torbay) – 320 Chris Hunt (1:43:57) – 358 Sam Egan (1:46:55, Thinks she must be a new member) – 380 Craig McGuire (1:47:33, Massive 10minute PB) 381 Anthony Raine ( 1:47:34)- 411 Nick Dance (1:48:53) – 436 Keith Simpson (1:48:49, PB) – 440 Lisa Haley (1:49:43, PB) – 491 James Skupham (1:50:44) – 602 Rick Ironman Martin (1:52:58, 100th Half Marathon) – 727 Sara Jane Crozier (1:58:04, PB) – 732 Brian Hall (1:58:01) – 782 Ray Brown (2:00:28) – 879 Ian Sharrock (2:01:57) – 1002 Fleur Ricklin (2:06:15, First Half) – 1082 Graham Arkell (2:10:39) – 1119 Maria Thaller (2:12:07, First Half) – 1411 Elizabeth Liz Bubeer (2:28:56) – 1474 Vasile-Valeriu Chirita (2:34:41)

Sunday 26th June 2016

Leaving the wetsuits and running shoes behind, it was all about the bike as Torbay Tri members pulled on their club colours for the 10th anniversary of the Dartmoor Classic Sportive. With a reputation as one of, if not, the toughest cycle challenges in the country, it’s undoubtedly the largest in the South West of England with thousands taking part. Torbay Tri tested themselves on the demanding hills that Dartmoor is famed and for which all the training clearly paid off with many medals awarded for achieving calculated age category award times. Special praise goes to Dr Ben Hearne and Rich Carus who witnessed a serious accident and sacrificed their times to help the casualty and control traffic.
Tri Results :-
Grande Route (107 miles) – Gold Frank Reay (6.33)- Rich Carus (6.51), Silver Ben Hearne (6.51)- Wendy Urban (7.31)
Medio Route (67 miles) – Gold Andrew Gunther (3.53)-Nigel Fenn (4.01) -Glynn Hughes (4.04)- Cathy Parkinson (4.40) Silver Jonathan Cowling (5.19), Bronze Graham Reynolds (5.14)- Lucy Goldsmith (5.14)- Cassandra Harrison (5.36)- Emma Stevenson (5.38)
Piccolo Route (35 miles) – Gold Manuela Austin (2.24)- Eve Bates (2.28)- Sarah Addis (2.57)

Saturday 25th June 2016

At the Chippenham parkrun 8th was Neil DOWNER (21:14)
the Didcot parkrun 38th Matthew BOTTING (22:48) Parke parkrun 61 Stephen WILBRAHAM (29:18) 46 Robert WELLS (27:36) 79 Michele SANDHU (32:25)
Exeter Riverside parkrun 31 David MAXWELL (21:18) 119 Kirsten MUNDY (29:15)

Saturday 25th June 2016

At the North Devon AONB (Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty) Steve Rowe completed this challenging and visually stunning event in ( 5:22:14, 131st) The coastal route being tough, which is part of the appeal, and the scenery is incomparable.

Saturday 25th June 2016

Burrator Horseshoe Challenge
Arran Tocknell retained his title for the fifth time at the Burrator Horseshoe Race title on Saturday with the gruelling seven mile off-road run taking the runners from Meavy village green out to Burrator Reservoir and up to the summit of Sheepstor and then Gutter Tor before returning. Finishing 10 seconds quicker than last year, 29-year-old Tocknell clocked 41 minutes dead to finish
37 seconds ahead of second-placed James Best from Tavistock AC First women was Liz Tapper, who finished in 55.30

The the 2nd Devon Track and Field Open Series meeting of 4 held between 11 of Devon’s top Athletic Clubs was held at the Braunton Athletic Track. Torbay AC produced a strong team of 15 juniors and 6 seniors to secure 3rd place in the overall points table. There were plenty of winners from the club bothfrom the seniors and juniors, securing 1st and 2nd places in their events in what were very changeable weather conditions. The boys especially had a good day in the under 17 boys with an easy win securing maximum points for the club. They continued their success with both Shaun McKernan securing 2nd place in the 1 mile race in a time of 5:17 closely followed by him team mate Jamie Morrison, who also won the high jump and long jump. Two boys competing for the club in the under 15 boys category both performed well, Caine Wray coming 3rd in the 100 meters in a time of 13:39 and Jake Harker winning the high jump, hurdles and 800 meters. Jake Peters competed in the under 13s age group for the first time this year secured two solid 2nd positions in both the hammer and shot putt. The Under 15 girls, Lily Bates came 2nd in the discus, shot putt and 3rd in the javelin and Verity Woods 2nd in the high jump and 3rd in the 100 meters. Georgia Davis had a good day with solid performances coming 2nd in all three of her events: 100 meters, shot putt and long jump. The club’s up and coming talent in the under 11 and 10s boys and girls categories were a delight to watch. Joshua Taylor in the under 10 boys won both the 75 meters and long jump and Lily, Stephan, Aaron, Lauren, Isabelle, Kerian all securing valuable points for their team in their events.
In the Senior Section Anthony Raine collected 45 points with his first ever race wins in the 400m and 800m. Eve Bates scored the highest points of the two ladies earning 46 points after competing in 5 field events. New member Lotta Savola competed in five running events from 100 metres up to the 1 mile race earning 45 points for the club.
The Senior Menwon the 4×200m relay in (2:14.03)gaining 10 points. Other men’s totals were Vasile Valeriu Chirita 1st in Discus, Triple Jump and Hammer( 5 events 39 points), Stephen Wilbraham 2nd in 400m( 6 events 25 points,) Phil Bates(4 events15 points) overall.

Next meeting will be held at Tavistock Athletic Track on Sunday 10th July. Last event will be Sunday 14th August.

Saturday 18th June 2016

2016 Burrator Horseshoe Arran Tocknell

TORBAY’S Arran Tocknell retained the Burrator Horseshoe Race title on Saturday.

Tocknell ran the gruelling seven mile off-road run, which takes athletes from Meavy village green out to Burrator Reservoir and up to the summit of Sheepstor and then Gutter Tor, 10 seconds quicker than last year.

The 29-year-old clocked 41 minutes dead to finish 37 seconds ahead of second-placed James Best.

Okehampton’s Robert Hicks was third in 42.08. Erme Valley Harriers’ Allister Bristow was eighth in 46.41.

First women was Liz Tapper, who finished in 55.30, with Ester Veldhuizen just 30 seonds behind. Sharon Law was third female in 57.35.

SHEFFIELD HALLAM 5k parkrun #298
Saturday 18th June 2016

4 Charlie Baker (18:00) 510 ran

KILLERTON 5k parkrun #266
Saturday 18th June 2016

3 Peter Monaghan (17:46) 356 ran

PARKE 5k parkrun #116
Saturday 18th June 2016

31 Mark Bruce (25:20) – 49 Roger Matthews (27:32) – 52 Robert Wells (27:59) – 79 Fleur Ricklin (30:11) – 95 Michele Sandhu (32:18) 128 ran

EXETER RIVERSIDE 5k parkrun #97
Saturday 18th June 2016

52 David Maxwell (22:03) – 82 71 Steve Carr (24:18) 214 ran

2016 Devon Open Meeting 2 Lotta SavolaDEVON OPEN TRACK AND FIELD MEETING
Sunday 12th June 2016

Meeting 2 of 4 was at Braunton Athletic Track.
This is a series of 4 open meetings held over the summer months. Anyone from anywhere can compete providing they are 8 years old or older. However, within the series there is a Devon AA affiliated club competition. Importantly, this competition is open to athletes in the Under 10 category right through to and including Masters/Vets. The programme at each meeting does vary but there is still a good selection of events to participate in and this series is certainly a great introduction to athletics.

Next race will be at Tavistock Athletic Track on Sunday 10th July 2016. Car share will be arrange. Open to all members from all levels who would like to test themselves and gain new pbs.

Click here > Time Table

Track distance for seniors start at 100 metres, 200, 400, 800, 1500m/or/1mile, 1500.
There also lots of jumping and throwing field events to try.

Torbay had a team of 14 juniors and 6 seniors. Torbay is currently in third place in Devon (See table below)

Eve Bates scored the highest points out of the two ladies earining 46 points, competing in 5 field events.

New member Lotta Savola competed in five running events from 100 metres up to the 1 mile race earning 45 points for the club.

Senior Results….
Senior Men 4 x 200m Relay 1st Torbay AC Time 2:14.03 – 10 points

Four Men mentioned below.

Vet Men 1 mile 2 – Time  5:47.67 – 9 points
Vet Men 100m 3 – Time  14.69 – 8 points
Vet Men 400m 1 – Time  68.67 – 10 points
Vet Men 800m 1 – Time  2:42.07 – 10 points
Vet Men 5000m 3 – Time  19:59.35 – 8 points
+ Relay

Vet Men 1 mile 3 – Time  6:11.34 – 8 points
Vet Men 100m 6 – Time  17.99 – 0 points
Vet Men 200m 5 – Time  35.13 – 0 points
Vet Men 400m 2 – Time  74.47 – 9 points
Vet Men 800m 3 – Time  2:47.25 – 8 points
+ Relay

Vet men 100m 4 – Time 15.63 – 7 points
Vet Men 400m 3 – Time  75.96 – 0 points
Vet Men 800m  4 – Time 2:51.07 – 0 points
Vet Men 200m 4 – Time  33.02 – 8 points
+ Relay

Vet Men Discus 1  – Time  27.40 – 10 points
Vet Men Triple Jump 1 – Distance  8.80 – 10 points
Vet Men Hammer 1 – Distance  17.34 – 10 points
Vet Men 200m 3 – Time  30.98 – 9 points

Vet Women Hammer 2  – Distance 9.39 – 9 points
Vet Women Javelin 2  – Distance  8.18 – 9 points
Vet Women High Jump 1  – Height  1.00 – 10 points
Vet Women Discus 3  – Distance 11.60 – 8 points
Vet Women Shot  1  – Time  5.39 – 10 points

Senior Women 1 mile 1 – Time  6:23.10 – 10 points
Senior Women 100m 3 – 15.34 – 8 points
Senior Women 200m 3 – Time  32.11 – 8 points
Senior Women 400m 2 – Time  73.54 – 9 points
Senior Women 800m 1 – Time  2:46.70 – 10 points

Junior Results…
U10 Girls 75m 16 Lauren Morrison Time 13.71 = 6 points
U10 Boys 75m 2 Joshua Taylor Time 11.28 = 10 points, 11 Aaron Smith Time 12.31 – 6 points, 15 Stefan Filip Time 12.77 = 0 points
U11 Girls 75m 6 Lily Noble Time 12.37 = 6 points, 20 Isabelle Smith Time 14.61 = 0 points
U17 Men 1 mile 2 Shaun McKernan Time 5:17.80 = 9 points, 3 Jamie Morrison Time 5:52.56 = 8 points
U15 Girls 100m 3 Verity Woods Time 14.12 = 8 points
U13 Boys Long Jump 13 Kieran Raine Distance 2.36 – 0 points
U17 Men Long Jump 1 Jamie Morrison Distance 3.99 – 10 points
U13 Girls Shot 2 Georgia Davies Distance 6.45 – 9 points
U15 Girls Shot 2 Lily Bates Distance 7.60 – 9 points
U15 Boys 80m Hurdles 1 Jake Harker Time 15.04 – 10 points
U15 Boys 800m 1 Jake Harker Time 2:40.16 – 10 points
U10 Girls 600m 11 Lauren Morrison Time 3:30.42 – 1 points
U15 Girls Discus 2 Lily Bates Distance 14.21 – 9 points
U13 Boys Javelin 5 Kieran Raine Distance 11.20 – 6 points
U15 Boys High Jump 1 Jake Harker Distance 1.45 – 10 points
U10 Boys Long Jump 1 Joshua Taylor Distance 3.62 – 10 points
U10 Boys Long Jump 11 Aaron Smith Distance 2.90 – 1 points 12 Stefan Filip Distance 2.89 – 0 points
U10 Boys 600m 4 Joshua Taylor Time 2:07.63 – 7 points 8 Stefan Filip Time 2:13.51 – 3 points
U10 Boys 600m 21 197 Aaron Smith Time 2:36.12 – 0 points
U11 Girls 600m 5 Lily Noble Time 2:15.43 – 6 points
U11 Girls 150m 6 Isabelle Smith Time 30.69 – 7 points
U13 Boys 150m 9 Kieran Raine Time 27.97 – 3 points
U10 Boys Vortex 11 Joshua Taylor Time 20.30 – 0 points 13 Stefan Filip Time 19.54 – 0 points 23 Aaron Smith Time 11.26 – 0 points
U13 Boys Shot 2 Jake Peters Distance 7.25 – 9 points 7 Kieran Raine Distance 3.81 – 4 points
U15 Girls Javelin 4 Lily Bates Distance 15.10 – 8 points
U13 Boys Hammer 2 Jake Peters Distance 14.40 – 9 points
U10 Girls Vortex 8 6Lauren Morrison Distance 11.46 – 4 points
U10 Girls Long Jump 10 Lauren Morrison Distance 2.31 – 3 points
U15 Girls High Jump 3 Verity Woods Height 1.25 – 9 points
U17 Men High Jump 1 Jamie Morrison Height 1.50 – 10 points
U11 Girls Long Jump 6 Lily Noble Distance 2.90 – 5 points 18 Isabelle Smith Distance 2.20 – 0 points
U13 Girls Long Jump 3 Georgia Davies Distance 3.69 – 9 points
U17 Men 4 x 200m Relay 1st Torbay AC Time 1:58.48 – 10 points

2016 Devon Open Table 2

Sunday 12th June 2016

Torbay Tri were out in big numbers for the short trip to Blackpool Sands and some challenging sprint distance action. A quick dip in the deep but clear waters was followed by an energy sapping jog up the beach before the hills started straight away on the bike section. With some speedy action along Slapton, there was still plenty more climbing before the final descent and a run course that stretched the legs on numerous laps beside the sea.
Leading the team home in 6th place overall was Lee Turner, followed by Andrew Longthorpe, Jon Parkinson and Jason Mann who all made the top ten. In total Torbay Tri was represented by 13 triathlete s covering the 750m sea swim, 20k bike and 5k run. Finishing 6th was Lee Turner 1.16.18, 7th Andrew Longthorpe 1.19.23 (1st V40), 8th Jon Parkinson 1.19.57 (2nd V40), 9th Jason Mann 1.21.09 (1st V50), 29th Frank Reay 1.28.54, 47th Peter Coish 1.34.15, 69th Lucy Goldsmith1.39.11, 70th Wendy Urban 1.40.00 (3rd WV50), 72nd Gary Brenton1.40.20, 104th Rachel Longthorpe 1.46.07, Katharina Roberts 1.48.27, Julia Gow-Smith 1.51.16,Jo Coish 2.18.53

Sunday 12th June 2016

Going well at the Cotswold 113 Middle Distance Triathlon was Rich Carus and Ben Hearne. Both triathlete s have impressed with fast times over the distance on previous outings and continued their fine form despite Carus describing the conditions as the “worst I’ve ever raced in” he still claimed bragging rights on the swim and bike for a sub 5 hour overall finish, Hearne closed the gap with a strong run to finish just minutes behind. Both claimed personal best times for the distance.
Rich Carus 4.56.45, Ben Hearne 5.04.43

Sunday 12th June 2016

World Triathlon Leeds. Competing on the same course as the world’s best triathletes, Graham Reynolds and Alix Reynolds headed north for the inaugural World Triathlon Leeds race. With many spectators lining the Olympic distance course, both got to experience the 1500m, 40k bike and 10k run before the Brownlee brothers were in action later in the day. Inspired by the crowds and despite the technical course the pair put in solid performances around Leeds city centre. Alix Reynolds 3.04.01, Graham Reynolds 3.12.27

Sunday 12th June 2016

Nottingham was a hub of triathlon activity as it played host to both the Outlaw Half and Emergency Services National Championships.
First in action was Graeme Kay at the Emergency Services National Championships aiming for a good enough performance to represent GB in Dusseldorf, Germany next year. Despite not having the best of swims by his own admission, Kay put this behind him concentrating his efforts on a strong performance in the 20k bike and a strong 5k run to finish 3rd in his age group, with a time of 1.12.45 successfully qualifying for the GB Age Group team at next years European Sprint Championships. A man of little words, Graeme was understandably “chuffed” at the fantastic news.

Sunday 12th June 2016

Going much longer over the Outlaw middle distance was Jamie Stevenson, who continues to show why he’s one of the clubs strongest all-round triathlete s. Recording a PB 33min swim, then those hours spent training on two wheels clearly paid dividends as he recorded a speedy 2hr 35min on the 56 mile bike leg with still enough energy to complete the half marathon, Stevenson narrowly missed out on going sub 5hrs with a very impressive 5.02.37 finish.

Sunday 12th June 2016

Ryan Rudge continued his European tour with a trip to Ironman 70.3 in Switzerland. Having not got to swim at his previous 70.3 in France due to poor weather, Ryan made the most of the chilly but crystal-clear lake waters this time, before experiencing light showers around the scenic two-lap bike course. Staying strong on the final half marathon through medieval parts of the old town and beside the lake, Ryan crossed the line with a personal best time of 5.25.58

Sunday 12th June 2016

Steve Weeks finished 11th in (56:30) at the 7 mile Plym Valley Challenge, starting and finishing at Tor Bridge High, Estover, with the course leading into the beautiful Plym Bridge woods, following old tram tracks and logging tracks out to Hatshill Wood and then returning along the river valley navigating 2 disused rail bridges before the finish at Estover.

Sunday 12th June 2016

Steve Sharp clocked 4:19:09 at the Yeovil Marathon on a fairly flat course with only small inclines. Starting and finishing on the athletics track, runners pass through many villages, Podimore, Yeovilton. Limington, Ashington and on towards Mudford and Chilton Cantelo.

Saturday 11th June 2016

No full results yet but hopefully soon
It was close win for Torbay’s Arran Tocknell at the appropriately named Colaton Foot Acher, this challenging hilly off road race of approximately 6 miles, crossed the South West Coast Path ran through woodland and fields with a unique opportunity to run through National Trust land surrounding Coleton Fishacre, Brixham. The start was a long nasty uphill climb and with the finish a much a longer up hill effort, in-between there were plenty more ups and downs. David Hampton (SDAC) took the lead with Torbay’s Arran Tocknell following by about 15 – 30 seconds. At about 4 miles Tocknell caught him up and during the last 2 miles the pair were neck and neck. On that the final long nasty hill to the finish at Colaton Fishacre House, Tocknell was just a second ahead Hampton, a very fast tough exciting sprint to the finish line followed with Tocknell just winning by a few inches. James Hartridge, Rob Pressling and Cassandra Harrison all won their age categories.


2016 Colaton Foot Acher Arran Tocknell 2

1 Arran Tocknell (44 49) – 12 James Hartridge (1:01:49) –  19 Mark Bruce (1:06:57)  – 23 Cassandra Harrison (1:07:39) – 27 Rob Pressling (1:14:39) – 30 Tessa Hearfield (1:19:24)  – 35 William Valentine (1:40:27)

Saturday 11th June 2016

Whilst Lotta Savola from Finland is racing for Torbay in England we sent Torbay Keith Simpson to Finland to race the Helsinki Half Marathon on a scenic course 13 mile course around the city. Simpson ran extremely well finishing in 1:51:38. Overall position 723 (out of 3265), M50 position 22 (out of 100)

Keith Simpson (1:51:38)
2016 Helsinki Half Marathon Kieth Simpson

Sunday 12th June 2016

Starting and finishing in Verulamium Park, the St Albans Half Marathon take runners through the stunning country lanes of St Albans.  Although runners may come across a hill or two, the view from the top makes it worthwhile. Known as the friendliest Half Marathon in the area, the marshals will cheer runners on and entertain them with their fancy dress, and the free ice lolly waiting for each runner at the finish line is sure to get them through those last few miles! Irene ran and supported her daughter helping her to finish the half marathon. 2338 Irene Hewings (2:47:16)

2016 St Albans Half Marathon Irene Hewings Daughter

PARKE 5k parkrun #115
Saturday 11th June 2016

3 Alexander Bly (21:11) – 4 Naomi Flanagan (21:26) – 12 Neil Downer (22:51) – 53 Robert Wells (28:58) – 90 Terry Windeatt (39:09)

LANHYDROCK 5k parkrun #125
Saturday 11th June 2016

105 Kirsten Mundy (34:12)

Saturday 11th June 2016

39 Stephen Wilbraham (21:18)  – 67 Craig McGuire (22:56)

Thursday 9th June 2016

Pete Monaghan led the twenty Torbay members home in third place at the 4 mile Dawlish Dash, which included about a mile of the beach to start at Dawlish Warren. The race was won in a time of (20:10) by Robert Mann from Exeter Harriers, with Torbay Veteran Peter Monaghan finishing in ( 21:20) followed by Jerry Hocking 10th in (22:55)

2016 Dawlish Dash 2016 Dawlish Dash Ray Wilson

3 Peter Monaghan (21:20) – 10 Jerry Hocking (22:55) – 14 Martyn Breslan (23:46) – 35 Frank Reay (26:04) – 43 Wendy Urban (26:50) – 49 Brian Lewis (27:26) – 56 Nick Robinson (27:49) – 58 Craig McGuire (27:55) – 63 Mike Singleton-Green (28:23) – 68 Matthew Botting (28:40) – 72 Maria Thaller (28:55)  – 77 Steve Rowe (29:47) – 81 Lisa Haley (30:02) – 82 Katie Codling (30:19) – 92 Ray Wilson (31:16) – 99 Stephen Lofthouse (31:55) – 103 Sara Crozier (32:06) – 106 Tessa Hearfield (33:16) – 118 Nick Hayes (35:05) – 137 Kirsten Mundy (40:10)

Tuesday 7th June 2016

Five Torbay Athletic Club memtbers ran the Run Exe Summer 5k at Exeter. Round 3 of 6 in the series. First home for Torbay AAC was Shaun Mckernan in 18:43.
Lotta Savola ran her first running race for Torbay in the club vest and was first club lady home in just over 23:16. Sara Crozier gained a personal best time of 25:21 knocking 22 seconds of her previous best 5k time. Well done all 🙂
33 Shaun Mckernan (18:43) – 80 Stephen Wilbraham (21:23) – 88 Phil Bates (21:48) – 107 Lotta Savola (23:16) – 116 Sara Jane Crozier (25:21) 141 finishers
Full Results

2016 Run Exe Summer 5k June Group

Saturday 4th June 2016

2016 Dartmoor Discovery Simon Longthorpe Naomi Flanagan
Torbay AC’s Simon Longthorpe, a newcomer to Ulta distance road running, claimed first place in under 4 hours on the tough Dartmoor Discovery 32 mile course, which took the runners up and down some of the toughest hills that Dartmoor has to offer with 10 feeding stations on route to help keep them moving! After making a steady start Longthorpe gradually caught the race leaders one by one, as he went through the 10k, 20k, 30k 40k distances to finish in (3:48:01) more than eight minutes ahead of the second-placed runner. Not too far behind was Torbay AC’s first lady home Naomi Flanagan finishing second lady 10th overall and 1st Senior Lady in an amazing (4:16:04) time, putting two Torbay AC members in top 10. Two other Torbay Club runners also took on the DD Brian Lewis finishing in (5:52:55) and Colin Shoolbraid in (6:00:52). The event, which attracted a waiting list due to its popularity, drew runners from around the county.

PARKE 5k parkruns
Saturday 4th June 2016
The weather encouraged a good turn out of 143 runners at PARKE 5k parkrun with personal best times nearly all from the Torbay Club including the first 5K run out for Lotta Savola now living in Torquay from Oulu in Northern Finland, recording the first Torbay female to cross the finish line. Finishing 5th Shaun McKernan (20:56, New PB!) – 25 Stephen Wilbraham (23:37) 44 Lotta Savola (26:00, First Timer!) – 58 Robert Wells (27:46) – 54 Steve Carr (27:10, New PB!) – 87 Fleur Ricklin (29:36, New PB!) -105 Michele Sandhu (30:59, New PB!)

KILLERTON 5k parkruns
Saturday 4th June 2016
At the KILLERTON parkrun Peter Monaghan was first in (17:32)