Black Dogs stride out at Bury
THE third cross-country race of the season took place in cold conditions at Bury St Edmunds on Sunday, January 24. The Bungay Black Dog Runners had 13 competitors of which Lynn Emmett was first back in 50th position (second woman) in 37 minutes and 42 seconds.
THE third cross-country race of the season took place in cold conditions at Bury St Edmunds on Sunday, January 24.
The Bungay Black Dog Runners had 13 competitors of which Lynn Emmett was first back in 50th position (second woman) in 37 minutes and 42 seconds.
Chris Chorley, men's team captain, was 61st (38:35), Robbie James 63rd, just nine seconds behind (38:44), Darrell Oldman 80th (40:20), Roland Shaw, 84th (40:44), Bruce Rayner, 13th (43:31), David Waterman 116th (43:53), David Gilbert, 120th (44:24).
Bobbie Sauerzapf, women's team captain, was 130th (45:36), Christine Muttitt 149th (first in age group) (49:30), Sue Lowther, 156th (51:15), Sally Nicholls, 159th (51:57) and Karen Waters 163rd (54:48), 167 runners took part.
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In the junior race of 58 runners, Kieran McMorran was fifth in 15:18, Ted Oldman 23rd (18:25), Ruby Oldman, 44th (21:40) and William Oldman was 47th (22:33).
The senior women's team is now fourth out of the 12 teams, the senior men are 10th and overall the Black Dogs are still ninth. The junior boys' team is fifth and the junior girls are seventh out of 11.
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The rescheduled Wymondham New Year's Day 10km took place on the same day. The thick ice of January 1 had been replaced by a cold day but with excellent running conditions.
The winning time was 32:24 by Wayne Lincoln of the City of Norwich Athletic Club.
Three Bungay Black Dog Runners took part with the other 257 competitors. Nigel Gilham was first to finish in an excellent 46:39 (90th). Neil Thomas was 119th (49:02) and (over 60) Philip Neave, 224th in one hour exactly.