A BRIEF REPORT FROM THE TOWN TREE TRAIL WILL FOLLOW WHEN TIME PERMITS...UNTIL THEN LATEST SERIES STANDINGS CAN BE FOUND BELOW

WELL DONE WADDLERS

Well done everyone who ran the stunning Wambrook Waddle yesterday.  In a close finish the race was won by Matt Lusby (unattached) in 44:33, 2nd place went to Dylan Whittingham (unattached) in 44:44 and third went to Matthew Bowden (Minehead RC in 45:49).  For the ladies Verity Elston (Minehead RC) was first home in 53:33 (14th overall), with second lady going to Helen Wilkes (Minehead RC) in 57:28 (25th overall) and third going to Lisa Hallett (Running For Time) in 58:08 (30th overall).

The next race is the Town Tree Trail this Wednesday (15th).  See you there...

Matt  13th May

GREAT TURNOUT AT GLASTONBURY

Well done to all who ran at Glastonbury, an excellent turn out as well with 568 runners completing the race.
First runner home was Liam Garrett (London Heathside) in 33:18, followed by William Howard (Millfield) in 34: 35 and Tom Dukes (Wells CH) in 35:43.
For the ladies first home was Zoe Kurle (Wells CH) in 39:36 (26th overall), second was Joanna Carritt (Running Forever) in 40:09 (32nd overall) and third was Jenny McNamara (Cheddar RC) in 40:20 (36th overall).

Quite a few of the Series frontrunners were to the fore, you know who you are!
Age grading winner was Sue Nicholls (Burnham Harriers) with 91.72%.

Series standings post Glastonbury are now available, click the button below. The next Series race is the Wambrook Waddle on the 12th May.  See you there...

Matt 9th May

RECORD NUMBER OF RUNNERS AT BUTLEIGH!

Well done everyone who raced at Butleigh yesterday, it was fantastic to see the biggest ever turn out in the 38 years of this race with 130 starters.  The later date this year, combined with the benign weather conditions made conditions a lot easier than normal. 
The race was won by Christian Green (Wells CH) in a very fast 37:20, 2nd place went to Matt Lusby (unattached) in 40:12 and third to Will Bailey (unattached) in 40:56.  For the ladies Joanna Carritt (Running Forever RC) was first in 46:14 (17th overall), 2nd went to Verity Elston (Minehead RC) was 2nd in 48:41 (30th overall) and 3rd went to Karen Shapland (Bideford AAC) in 51:03 (37th overall).

Other category winners as follows:

Junior Male: William Pate (6th in 43:25)
Male Vet 40: Dylan Whittingham (4th in 42:19)
Male Vet 50: Steve Masters (10th in 44:50)
Male Vet 60: John Shapland (11th in 44:56)
Senior Female: Katie Gormley (46th in 52:04)
Female Vet 45: Carolyn Smart (48th in 52:33)
Female Vet 55: Mary Butcher (62nd in 56:45)

The next race in the Somerset Series is the Glastonbury 10k road race on 5th May.  Always a great atmosphere!

Matt 15th April

2018 TROPHY WINNERS

LADIES CHAMPION: ALI BLANEY (WELLS CH) - ALSO 1ST FEMALE VET 35

LADIES RUNNER UP: MICHELLE FRYER (WESTON AC) 

LADIES THIRD PLACE: LISA HALLETT (RUNNING FOR TIME) - ALSO 2ND FEMALE VET 35

LADIES 4TH OVERALL: HARRIET BURR (WELLS CH)  

LADIES 5TH OVERALL: MARY BUTCHER (MINEHEAD RC) - ALSO 1ST FEMALE VET 55

LADIES 6TH OVERALL: TRACEY THOMAS (BURNHAM HARRIERS) - ALSO 3RD FEMALE VET 35

LADIES 7TH OVERALL: HAZEL SHEARS (LANGPORT RUNNERS)

LADIES 8TH OVERALL: GERALDINE HOPE (WESTON AC) - ALSO 1ST FEMALE VET 45

LADIES 9TH OVERALL: PAM WITHERS (WESTON AC) - ALSO 2ND FEMALE VET 55

LADIES 10TH OVERALL: LESLEY NISBETT (YEOVIL TOWN RRC) - ALSO 1ST FEMALE VET 65

2ND FEMALE VET 45: HELEN DIAMOND (WESTON AC)

3RD FEMALE VET 55: SALLY TUER (RUNNING FOREVER RC)

2ND FEMALE VET 65: SUE NICHOLLS (BURNHAM HARRIERS)

3RD FEMALE VET 45: TRACEY BENTON (BURNHAM HARRIERS)


MENS CHAMPION: CHRISTIAN GREEN (WELLS CH)

MENS RUNNER UP: MATTHEW BOWDEN (MINEHEAD RC)

MENS 3RD PLACE: DARRELL SHEEN (YEOVIL TOWN RRC) - ALSO 1ST MALE VET 40

MENS 4TH PLACE: DANNY DOYLE (MINEHEAD RC) 

MENS 5TH PLACE: NICK BROOKE (DORSET DODDLERS) - ALSO FIRST MALE VET 60

MENS 6TH PLACE: MATT POWELL (BURNHAM HARRIERS)

MENS 7TH PLACE: JUSTIN THOMAS (WELLS CH) - ALSO 2ND MALE VET 40

MENS 8TH PLACE: ANDREW PIPER (WELLS CH) - ALSO 1ST MALE VET 50

MENS 9TH PLACE: BEN TIMPSON (RUNNING FOREVER RC) 

MENS 10TH PLACE: GRAHAM GOLDSMID (WELLS CH) - ALSO 2ND MALE VET 50

3RD MALE VET 50: STUART DIAMOND (WESTON AC)

3RD MALE VET 40: JOSH HARRIS (WESTON AC)

2ND MALE VET 60: PAUL CHADWICK (WELLS CH)

3RD MALE VET 60: DAVE CARNELL (MAIDEN NEWTON RUNNERS)
1ST MALE VET 70: PAUL SNELLING (WESTON AC)

Results for earlier races in the Series can be found on the news archive page below or on the individual race page.