Results Monday 22nd January 2018

Devon Area Schools Cross Country Championships

At the Devon Area Schools Cross Country Championships, hosted by Stover School. Torbay AC was delighted to have 20 of their athletes selected to be in the South Devon Team ( With Will Rutland in the East Devon team) this followed their excellent performance’s in representing their individual schools last November.
Coaches Tim Peters and Eve Bates were delighted with the young athletes’ performances, as conditions were extremely tough with the course deep in mud most of the way requiring 18mil spikes. This was the most Junior members the Club has had qualify in this event for a very long time 14 last year and 5 the year before.
Podium positions went to the Clubs two Minor Girls Iona Farquharson 2nd and Ella Rogers 3rd who’s medals were very well deserved. Other stand out performances were achieved by Mia Ratcliff, Xavier Bly and James Alcock all finishing their races in top 10 positions and qualifying to run for Devon at the South West area competition on 3rd Feb. at Stover School.
The coaches finished the day saying, “We were super proud of everyone who ran the races today from Torbay AC. They all gave it their all and we know already that next year’s races will be exciting to watch as our talented athletes are just getting quicker and quicker!
Parkruns
Exeter Riverside parkrun (292 runners): 1 Peter MONAGHAN (17:27)
Torbay Velopark parkrun (222 runners): 3 Russell HART (18:42), 12 Stephen WILBRAHAM (21:57), 14 Ian HAYWARD (22:04), 22 (2nd Lady) Karen BADDELEY (22:53), 24 Deborah DRAKE (22:59), 31 Mike DAVIES (23:35), 35 Gary BRENTON (23:43), 44 Sara Jane CROZIER (24:27), 74 Anita LEY (26:11)
Parke parkrun (145 runners): 81 Michele SANDHU (32:43)
Report Monday 15th January
It was unusually sunny and mild for the fourth Westward League meeting at Westward Ho! on Sunday. James Alcock found his form again and produced the stand out performance of the day by finishing 2nd in the U17 mens race and now leads the championship in his age group. Top 10 places were also achieved by his brother Morgan Alcock in the U13 boys and Nathan Hallewell in the U11 boys race. Nathan now lies 5th overall in the U11 boys and Morgan also lies 5th in the U13 boys. Strong performances by vets Anthony Raine and Lisa Hayley now put them 3rd and 5th in their respective MV45 and FV35 age categories.  On the day results:

SENIOR & VET MEN (8600 metres) – 29 Martyn Breslan (32.34) – 32 Hayden Fey (33.08) – 59 Anthony Raine (35.32) – 79 Nick Robinson (38.02) – 94 Ian Heyward (40.24) – 95 Peter Hart (40.29) –104 Craig McGuire (44.00) – 110 Dennis Doy (48.37).
U17 MEN (5600 metres) – 2 James Alcock (18.53).
U15 BOYS (4800 metres) – 17 Myles Begley (18.26) – 23 Alexander James (23.54)

U13 BOYS (4000 metres) – 8 Morgan Alcock (15.18) – 17 Kieran Raine (16.43) – 37 Harvey Bates (21.45)
U11 BOYS (2400 metres) – 9 Nathan Hallewell (9.27) – 15 Will James (9.53) – 21 Joshua Taylor (10.39).

SENIOR & VET LADIES (5600 metres) – 43 Sarah Harrison (25.39) – 58 Hayley Ratcliff (27.17) – 68 Sara Crozier (27.56) – 83 Lisa Haley (30.15).U15 GIRLS (4000 metres) – 14 Lily Bates (17.57) – 15 Josie Ratcliff (18.01).
U13 GIRLS (3200 metres) – 12 Mia Ratcliff (13.17) – 20 Emma Harrison (13.51).
U11 GIRLS (1650 metres) – 26 Olivia Hallewell (14.24) – 27 Grace Povey (14.25) – 28 Amy Harrison (14.28).
Parkruns
Torbay Velopark parkrun (242 runners): 2 Shaun MCKERNAN (19:03), 3 Russell HART (19:08), 16 (1st Lady) Ella ROGERS (21:43), 20 Ian HAYWARD (22:09), 29 Deborah DRAKE (23:08), 30 Mike DAVIES (23:27), 47 Louise OLDRIDGE (24:54), 97 Kathleen ALCOCK (27:51), 183 Kathryn CHECKLEY (34:50), 241 Anita LEY (01:05:14)
Riverside parkrun (341 runners): 3 Peter MONAGHAN (17:50)

Parke parkrun (123 runners): 5 Alexander BLY (21:38), 8 Xavier BLY (22:28), 82 Michele SANDHU (33:06)
Cleethorpes parkrun (240 runners): 13 Stephen WILBRAHAM (21:20)
Trelissick parkrun (74 runners): 55 Kirsten MUNDY (35:54)