Sidmouth trio tackle the Umborne Ug

Friday, June 20, 2014
8:45 AM

A select band of three Sidmouth runners ran the Umborne Ug which took place earlier this month, writes Caroline Ball.

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The 10km ‘undulating’ course has three very hard climbs one of which was very slippery from the overnight rain.

This also turned the wooded section of 7 km of off-road into a muddy quagmire.

The Ug race has over the years helped to raise money for the local village hall. These facilities were used to provide a very welcome barbecue and cream teas for runners and spectators alike in the evening sunshine.

The Sidmouth runners finished in creditable times for the conditions.

Jon Ball 1:08.28; Brian Gosling 1:09.20; and Caroline Ball 1:24.52.

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