Search

Bungay Black Dogs Running Club play host to Suffolk Winter Cross-country League

16:53 01 March 2012

Bungay Black Dog Running Club have been busy.

Bungay Black Dog Running Club have been busy.

Archant

On February 19, the Black Dogs hosted the fourth event of the Suffolk Winter Cross Country League on Broome Heath.

Support your community by viewing your local businesses

Please wait

You will be able to read the article in 5 seconds

Thank you for supporting your local community

You may now read the article

The junior race saw four Black Dogs in the top 10 of 53 runners. Kieran McMorran was second in 11 minutes 11 seconds and second in the B17 category, with Ted Oldman fourth (11.25) and second for the B15. It meant the Black Dog boys remain top of the 12 teams. Nicky Sparkes was the first junior girl home in 39th (15.39). In the senior event with 188 runners, of which 38 were Bungay Black Dogs, Lynn Emmett continued a straight run of four events to be the first in the F40 age category, coming 48th in 40.24.

Judy Potter was the first F65 runner in 163rd (56.41) and Robin Farrar first M65 in 173rd (60.22).

Helen Hornsey was third F20 in 118th (47.40) and Bobbie Sauerzapf third F50. Chris Chorley 52nd, narrowly beat Robbie James, 54th back by five seconds to be the first male Black Dog (40.52).

The women’s team are now fifth and men’s team 10th of 17.

Other results: Senior race – Simon Asher 65th (42.48), Roly Shaw 93rd (44.50), Richard Dye 100th (45.38), David Gilbert 114th (47.03), Steve Oldman 119th (47.43), Bruce Rayner 131st (49.30), David Punt 132nd (49.43), David Waterman 135th (50.22), Bob Paul 137th (50.34), Annette Manning 139th (50.49), Becky Sturgeon 145th (52.45), Shona Bendix 151st (53.39), David Henshaw 157th (54.55), Marcus Nichols 162nd (56.01), Sally Nichols 165th (57.07), Carol Maycock 167th (59.04), Joanne Taylor 170th (59.46), Louise Reed 171st (59.46), Jackie Bell 172nd (60.14), Claire Graham 174th (60.58), Karen Waters 175th (62.10), Sharon Cannell 177th (62.43), Jacques Groen 179th (64.39); Junior race: Robin Bendix-Hickman 24th (13.31), Troy Douglas-Callow 29th (14.32), Ben Walker 31st (14.36), Thomas Cookson 34th (14.57), Bailey Bendix-Hickman 43rd (16.03), Campbell McMorran 45th (16.25), Jessica Sparkes 47th (16.35).

l The Tarpley 10/20 on Sunday saw Black Dog’s Judy Potter 170th in the 10-mile race and first in her F65 age group, in one hour 32 minutes, followed by Rachael Williams in 206th (1.44). In the 20-mile event, Judy’s daughter Lynn Emmett was first in the F40, and second woman home in 2.21. Chris Chorley 48th (2.31), Bobbie Sauerzapf 104th (2.58) and Shona Bendix 132nd (3.13) were the other Black Dogs amongst 161 runners. On the same day, Bob Jack completed the hilly Roding Valley Half Marathon in Chigwell, Essex in 2.49, 900th of 923 runners.

0 comments

Other Beccles and Bungay sport

Fri, 10:49
TAKE THE STRAIN: Action from Beccles seconds narrow 19-12 win over North Walsham.

Beccles II 19 North Walsham II 12

Fri, 10:45
Maddie Archbold in the long jump.

Sunday saw young athletes from Waveney Valley AC flourishing at the UEA Sportspark in the Norfolk County Sportshall Championships.

Friday, January 16, 2015
Fritton Duathlon: First Black Dog Jason Hurst with age group winner and first-time duathlon competitor Alice Kirk

With a spate of illness and injuries laying a number of Bungay Black Dog Running Club athletes low at the weekend, just five members turned out to contest the second in a winter series of three Fritton Lake cross country duathlon races.

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Harry Webb.

After an impressive karting career, Harry Webb is keen to progress to single-seater racing cars in 2015 –with his ambitious eyes firmly on graduating to the BRDC Formula 4 Championship.

Most Read

Friday, August 20, 2010
Winners at Bungay Bowls Club.

TWENTY teams of triples competed for the Waveney Windows Secretary's Shield at Bungay Bowls Club last Sunday.

Four triples were vying for two final places as they prepared to play their last of three qualifying matches.

Read more
Fri, 10:49
TAKE THE STRAIN: Action from Beccles seconds narrow 19-12 win over North Walsham.

Beccles II 19 North Walsham II 12

Read more
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Harry Webb.

After an impressive karting career, Harry Webb is keen to progress to single-seater racing cars in 2015 –with his ambitious eyes firmly on graduating to the BRDC Formula 4 Championship.

Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015
Jordan King was on target for Wroxham at Barkingside. Picture: Anthony Kelly

Wroxham got their play-off ambitions back up and running as they came from behind to earn a gritty win.

Read more
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
 
	Tranquil River Wensum at Drayton bathed in early winter sunshine

Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind?

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 8°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Beccles and Bungay Journal e-edition today E-edition