CoSARC Runners battle the elements
A select group of CoSARC runners took part in Plain Crazy, a 12.5 mile run on Salisbury Plain, through mud and over hills, with a tough final push through a 2.5 mile strong headwind writes Vasen Moodley.
Results are Reece Ingram 1:36:29, Jenny Hartley 1:36:57 (1st V40), Richard Larcombe 1:39:17, Anna Patrickson 1:42:23, Andy Budgell 1:46:01, Charlotte Ingram 1:47:13, Edward Cane 2:03:15, Vicky Robinson 2:03:19 and Linda Robson 2:03:53.
In the Winter Cross Ultra race two CoSARC runners each ran amazing distances in superb times, despite the slippery trails and horizontal rain driven by strong winds. Coach Craig Weatherburn ran 70K in 7:16:16, which included 3,380 feet of elevation. Mike White ran 50K in 5:03:00, with 3,000 feet elevation.
On a wet and windy day in Kent, Di Mattingly ran the Saxon Shore Marathon on a muddy, hilly off road course. She was 3rd female in a time of 4:09:11.
Chris Maple completed the Junction Broadstone Quarter Marathon, a hilly two lap course, in 44:07.
At Salisbury parkrun, on a dry and mild New Year’s Day, Stuart Holloway led from the front, pushing his 6 month old son Felix in his buggy. He was first finisher in a time of 17:29.