Results reported on Monday 11th June

At the Dash!

Nineteen Torbay AC members made a dash to Dawlish for the return of The Dawlish Coastal Dash organised by Dawlish Coasters, back for 2018 after missing a year due to work on the groynes and beaches at Dawlish Warren. Cassandra Harrison claimed the 3rd Lady finisher spot, with 170 finishers on the course starting at the Warren, with a demanding run along the beaches, headed towards Dawlish via the coastal path returning back along the seawall. TAAC results were:-
12th Martyn Breslan (23:55)- 19 Anthony Raine (25:45)-26 Nick Robinson (28:02)-34 Mark Bruce (28:58)-35 Brian Lewis (29:02)- 36 Cassandra Harrison (29:05)- 53 Fay Cameron (30:50)-65 Keith Simpson (31:51)- 71 Sara Jane Crozier (33:07)-75 Craig McGuire (33:54)- 80 Irene Hewings (34:12)-88 Ray Brown (34:34)-89 Andy Philippou (34:50)- 98 Tessa Hearfield (35:40)-101 Mark Luscombe (36:16)-102 Anita Ley (36:18)-109 Ray Wilson (37:29)-140 Gemma Radcliffe (42:05)

The Foot Acher!

It was a beautiful evening for the twelve members who ran in The Coleton Footacher on 6.3 Mile route along the hilly scenic coastal footpath out to the WW2 Gun Batteries at Froward Point then back to the National Trust house at Coleton Fishacre. Naomi Flanagan took the first lady spot in finishing 4th overall, also on this tough event, working her way up to 3rd place lady and 1st FV45 was Sara Harrison with many other great category performances achieved by the Torbay AC team. There was another first…a Devon cream tea for all finishers!
11 Naomi Flanagan (51:57)- 6 Steve Weeks 1st MV 40 (52:27)- 10 Anthony Raine (54:33)- 16th Julian Kitching 3rd MV35 (58:30)- 18 Sara Harrison 1st MV45 (59:59)-23 Mike Green (63:36)-25 Jo Loten 2nd FV45 (64:08)- 26 Cassandra Harrison 1st FV 40 (64:38)- 46 Ray Brown 1st MV70 (74:21) 51 Simon Gilboy ( 75:20) – 56 Anita Ley 2nd FV50 (77:12)- 57 Tessa Hearfield 2nd FV60 (78:12)

Black Forest 10k
On Friday Debbie Drake ran the Summer Evening 10k in Steinach Black Forest Germany. It was very atmospheric, humid with thunder and fork lightning all the way around finishing in a monsoon. Debbie Drake finished in (48.06) 2nd V50.

Torbay Velopark parkrun (260 runners): 5 Shaun MCKERNAN (18:15), 33 David MAXWELL (21:39), 45 Stephen WILBRAHAM (22:26), 69 Kathleen ALCOCK (24:40), 92 Roger MATTHEWS (26:00), 127 Russell HOWARD (27:21), 137 Anita LEY (28:29), 145 Stephen LOFTHOUSE (28:53)
Parke parkrun (129 runners): 38 Mike DAVIES (25:29), 55 James SKUPHAM (27:17), 73 David PRESSLEY (29:26), 82 Sally DAVIES (30:49), 93 Michele SANDHU (32:08)
Harwich parkrun (158 runners): 21 Ian HAYWARD (21:24)