High Bridge Jewellers’ Bourton-on-the-Water 10k
Entry for the 2018 Bourton 10k on Sunday 25th February 10:30 a.m., which is strictly limited to 650 runners, is now FULL.
Start of the 2017 Bourton Highbridge Jewellers 10k Race - picture by john gibson
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The Race Centre for 2018 will again be at The New Sports Hall, The Cotswold School, The Avenue, Bourton on the Water, GL54 2BD, as it was for 2016.
The 2018 race will be supporting the Sam Pilcher Trust - Caring for Children with Cancer, which concentrates on helping young patients during and after treatment at the Gloucester Royal and Bristol Royal Children’s Hospitals.
We are grateful again this year for the generous support of High Bridge Jewellers, Bourton-on-the-Water. In addition to an extensive prize list. Also to the Cotswold Sports Hall for their generous support with the provision of the race HQ.
Ian Shoemark, 10k Race Director (front left) and Rob Humphris, manager at High Bridge Jewellers, our sponsor, (front 2nd left) presents a cheque to each of our two nominated charities: Cotswold Friends and Stow Disability Association.
Congratulations to Alex Lee of Cheltenham & County Harriers the race winner (32:34) and Rachel Felton, first lady and 12th overall in the race (35:11). Alex is pictured below, just ahead of Cirencester’s David Bell, with 100m to go.
Third-place runner Alastair Cambell, of Stroud & District AC, finished strongly in 32:58.
Gary Payne of Nuneaton Harriers and a regular at Bourton races, finished 1st MV60 and 30th overall in the race in a superb time of 37:32.
There were many groups of club runners, each with their own targets, who supported the race as usual.
Barry Cornelius, a private photographer, took around 1500 photographs today and these can be downloaded for free from his website. Thank you Barry.
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Entry for the 2018 Bourton 10k on Sunday 25th February is now FULL.
Our licence number for the 2018 race is 2018-28498.
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Bourton’s Tim Carter finished 6th in a fine time of 34:37.
Double Olympic rowing gold medalist James Cracknell OBE finished in a brilliant time of 37:07, in 24th place.
Bourton’s Chris Lomax had a good run, finishing in 44:53.
Bourton’s Steph Lane had another fine run in 40:54 ad 4th senior lady.
We are grateful to High Bridge Jewellers for kindly supporting our race again. Also to the Cotswold Sports Hall for their generous support with the provision of the race HQ.
Once again our Race Director is .