Nine Torbay AAC Runners took part in the Oh My Obelisk Half Marathon Trail Race on Sunday with 5 others opting for the slightly shorter 9 Mile Race. Both races are multi-terrain events with plenty of mud, steep hills, fields, woodland tracks and quiet country lanes with stunning views. Results on the day were: 13.2 miles – 37th Martyn Breslan 1.55.45, 48 Peter Hart 1.59.21, 80 Paul Frissen 2.07.07, 113 Karen Frissen 2.13.34, 151 Andy Philippou 2.24.55, 168 Tessa Hearfield 2.32.25, 169 Ray Brown 2.32.25, 186 Tas Felsted 2.46,52, 195 Gemma Radcliffe 2.57.21 9 miles – 21st Brian Lewis 1.21.44, 74 Ian Sharrock 1.42.33, 98 Debbie Drake 1.51.19, 99 Irene Hewings 1.51.20, 117 Glen Hawkins 1.59.34

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Torbay AAC’s Pete Monaghan ran the Plympton 10K January Jaunt. This is a multi terrain race which has been going for over 18 years now. Pete secured a well earned victory winning his first race as a MV55

15 Torbay AAC Junior and Adult Athletes travelled to Aldon Hill in Yeovil for the South West Cross Country Championships last weekend. The weather and ground conditions were good at this challenging course which has a long steep hill testing the stamina and resolve of all competitors. Full results were: Senior Men 8.4 km: 61 James Alcock 31.42 (12th U20M and 2nd for Devon); 126 Anthony Raine 36.49 (11th MV50); 127 Steve Weeks 37.02 (23rd MV40). U15 Boys 4.6 km: 35 Ben Osmond 18.01; 47 Samuel Hart 18.51; 73 James Larkin 23.20. U13 Boys 3.2 km: 20 Liam McQueen-Mason 12.32; 24 Thomas Ward 12.39. Senior Women 5.7 km: 75 Kav Solder 31.03. U17 Women 4.6 km: 29 Holly Leman-Liberal 21.06 (3rd for Devon); 39 Chloe Weeks 22.38; 42 Emily Proctor 23.05. U15 Girls 3.8 km: 12 Iona Farquharson 15.48 (3rd for Devon); 27 Emma Harrison 16.49; 45 Mia Ratcliff 17.44.

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