Sunday 9th February 2020
Saturday saw 14 Skegness and District runners take on The Rauceby Ripper, an 8.5 mile multi terrain course. This muddy course is always a popular one and this year was no exception.
First back for the club was Mark Sands (Boston) who had a great run and, despite him and mud not really going together, he finished in 2nd place overall and first in his age category with a fantastic time of 56.45.
Second back for the club, finishing 6th overall and 3rd in his age category was Ed Crawford (Horncastle) in an impressive 1.00.22, followed by Chris Reader (Skegness) 1.01.41.First female back for the club was Emmajean Hearn (Boston) in a fantastic 1.24.28, followed by Sarah Fox (Horncastle) 1.33.51 and Rebecca Lee 1.34.08 (Horncastle).Other finishes for the club included Mark Lyon 1.05.27, Ash Brown 1.07.13, Lee Cook 1.20.26, Jimmy Hearn 1.33.37, Sarah Smith 1.34.08, Louise Darrington 1.40.59, Joyce Baumber 1.45.19 and Anna Watson 1.45.20. Louise Darrington said: “Such a beautiful course, and the mud was awesome.”Ash Brown said: “There were loads of impressive results and strong runs today on a tough wet course, great race and lovely club spirit as always.”
The Run Your Heart Out Valentines 10k and Peterborough 10k Winter Warmer run were both due to be held on Sunday but have been postponed to Sunday 23rd February and Sunday 1st March respectively due to Storm Ciara.
Skegness and District Running Club host training sessions on Tuesdays in Spilsby, Wednesdays in Horncastle, Thursdays in Skegness and Boston. See website for details at: www.skegnessanddistrictrc.co.uk (suitable for aged 15+ running/jogging 5k+. All paces catered for).