259 Redway Runners proudly took part in the recent MK Festival of Running. Many were first timers at their chosen distances and a great deal of effort went into the preparation. There were successes at all levels. Among the placed runners in their categories were:
5K – Terence Childs 3rd M40
10k -Ben Fairhall 2nd overall, Julie Loxley 1st F50, Derek Slann 2nd M60, Alasdair MacIver 2nd M65, Stella Bell 2nd F55 and Gwen Jones 3rd F55
Half marathon – Rebecca Mayles 1st F35, John Loxley 2nd M50, Veritie Yates 1st F45 and Helen Vaughn 3rd F55
20 mile – Adrian Maidment 2nd M40, Maurice O’Connell 1st M60 and Caroline Beechey 3rd F55.
Special mention also to Redway Runner Alan Mckinnon who acted as the guide for blind runner Louise Simpson in the 20 mile event. They managed a creditable 4 hours 10 minutes.
Congratulations to all who took part!
New members of any ability are more than welcome.