Interclub Fell Series 2012
Race #1 6th May 2012 Great HambledonResults
Race #2 21st June 2012 Aggies StaircaseResults
Aggies Staircase(4) fell race at Darwen drew 18 Chorley athletes with Dominic Raby in 5th having his usual excellent performance and the ladies winning the team prize with Natasha Fellowes(77th), Katherine Minihan(93rd) and Nicki Rushton(108th). Indispersed were Andrew Clough(63rd), Paul Jackson(72nd), Martin Quinn(79th), Simon Townsend(91st) and Jonathan Burgess(101st). The next contingent contained Henry Minorczyk(120th), Graham Schofield(143rd) and Joanne Heron(145th). A battle occurred between Sarah Heys(167th), Rachael Clarke(168th) and Phil McCullagh(169th) as indeed further back with Tom Hilton(175th), Shelley Parkinson(176th) and Mike Coppin(178th). Individually Natasha was 1st LV40, Katherine 1st junior, Nicki 2nd LV40 with 4th places for Henry(V60s) & Shelley(LV50s). This was also an Inter-Club race with Chorley winning the ladies team and 2nd V60s with Tom Hilton the leading V60 runner.
Race #3 12th July 2012 Bull HillResults
A lovely evening and a lovely race well organised by Radcliffe AC. Again at 67 inter-club competitors we were a significant 27% of the field.
Preston are this year determined to do well and lead overall/vets/V70s but Red Rose(2nd overall/2nd V50s) and Wesham(3rd overall/2nd vets/1st V50s) have also fielded strong teams. Lytham keep their usual pressure on the ladies title(2nd & 3rd V60s) with Chorley still clutching the V60 one, but cheers must go to Tanya Barlow for her sole effort in keeping Blackpool on the score sheet.
8 potential prize winners at this stage are listed which does not show a lot of change with only Barry Wheeler & Claire Bunce ousting Stuart Roberts & Melanie Koth from the last summary ; all to run for at the Chipping race therefore.
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