Bourton One Mile Challenge – 13th July 2019
The Bourton One Mile Challenge, organised by Norm and Ali Lane, had a super turn-out yet again with last year’s race winner, Richard de-Camps from Cheltenham & County Harriers making it 2 wins in a row. This year he was the clear leader in a time of 4:32, 4 seconds ahead of William Stockley from Belgrave Harriers. Cirencester’s prolific star, Dave Bell came in 3rd, another 4 seconds later.
Seventeen year old Emily Field of Bourton Roadrunners, running for Stratford AC on the night, conclusively won the ladies race in a superb time of 5:24, beating Tewkesbury’s Shona Crombie-Hicks by 5 seconds. Anna Midgley of Gloucester finished 3rd in 5:33.
Other results were: MV40 Bill Leggate, Cirencester, MV45 Christopher Finister, Marshall Milton Keynes AC, MV50 Calvin Scoltock, Bromsgrove & Redditch AC, MV55 Mick Kennish-Ward, Lothian RC, MV60 Richard Drewett, Black Pear Joggers, MV65 Gordon Jones, Cirencester AC, MV70 Dave Spackman, Gloucester AC, MV75 Barrie Roberts, Bournville Harriers, MV80 John Hieron, Dursley RC, MU/20 Charlie Stockley, Avon Valley Runners, MU/15 Kian Dee, Bourton Roadrunners.
LV35 Hayley Winters, Gloucester AC, LV40 Kate Krzywiec, NCTR, LV45 Rebecca Selvey, Worcester AC, LV50 Kirsty Pitts, Running Somewhere Else, LV55 Sue Baldwin, Tewkesbury Allrunners, LV60 Alice Lewis, Dursley RC, LV65 Margaret Hollamby, Bourton Roadrunners, LV70 Liza Darroch, Cirencester AC, LV75 Eileen Hieron, Dursley RC, LU/20 Gabby Jones, Bourton Roadrunners, LU/15 Milly Foster, Cheltenham & County Harriers.
The Fun Run trophies were won by Unattached John Knight and first female, 8 year old Chloe Krzywiec of Bourton Roadrunners.
Sponsored by Cotswold & Vale Electrical of Bourton-on-the-Water and SW&L Plumbing of Cheltenham.
Richard de-Camps from Cheltenham & County Harriers won the race for the 2nd year in a row.
Winner of the 2019 Bourton One Mile Challenge, Richard de-Camps from Cheltenham & County Harriers.
Emily Field, running for Stratford AC on the night, conclusively won the ladies race in a superb time of 5:24
First lady at the 2019 Bourton One Mile Challenge, Emily Field running for Stratford AC.
Felix is a regular at the Bourton One Mile Fun Run and a real favourite of the crowd.
Other reports may be found on our recent race reports page.