Bridge Inn Kicks off With Large Field

28 Sep

The first Bridge Inn 5k of the winter 2011/2012 series was held on Tuesday 27 September 2011. Race Director Chris Elson was delighted with a record-equalling 141 finishers for a first race in this popular series sponsored by Easy Runner. Several athletes took the opportunity of a fine, still night to post personal bests and the overall winner was Matt Crane of Bristol & West in 16.10. Second was Mike Blackmore of Bitton Road Runners (16.18) and third was Andrew Glover of Westbury Harriers (16.21).

Mike Jacobs (M45) of Bristol & West was first vet in 16.59 just edging out Jacob Hayes (M40) of Bitton Road Runners who ran 17.02.

Sophie Voller of Westbury Harriers followed up her fine Midland Relay leg with a win in the ladies race clocking 18.01 with Hannah Alderson of Bristol & West second in 18.16 and Vicky Tester – now running in the colours of Westbury Harriers – third in 18.42. Aileen Brown of Great Western Runners was first L45 in 19.14.

Full results can be found by following the link to Results – Bridge Inn 5k.

The second race of the winter 2011/2012 series will be held on Tuesday 25th October 2011.