August 1 2015 Latest news:

It was a tad soggy underfoot for the Four Trigs race a week ago, writes Dave Mutter.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

This 17-mile, very hilly and largely off-road route from Sidmouth visits the four trig points around the lower Otter Valley.

Tim Lenton retained his title, this year in Alex Todd’s company with the pair getting round together in 2:28:14. Patrick Devine-Wright was seventh in 2:44:44 while Garry Perratt added a two-mile detour to bag an extra trig, finishing 15th in 3:06:28.

Robin Carter was second lady, 23rd overall in 3:18:18, and Eleanor Wood, Roger Bramley and Graham Newton ran together, unfortunately due to misreading the map they managed to lose their way and ended up running adding an extra two miles onto the route finishing 49th in 3:54:59. Sue and Jess Tubbs were second in the three-trig race in 3:52:36.

●Adele Foxwell was delighted to gain a new PB of 1:41 in the Exeter Half marathon and Lesley Adams was 159th in the Cannon Hill (Birmingham) Parkrun taking 27:55.

●Caleb Sinclair was the winner of the Junior February handicap in 17:32, with Imogen Lewis second, 17:02; William Blackledge third, 14:18, Matt Thurgood fourth, 17:25 and Mia Bartlett fifth, 16:19.

Laura Bailey was the Senior handicap winner in 30:21 followed by Janet Woodward second 33:09, Kate Alexander third, 32:42; Anna McLoughlin fourth, 17:15 and Natalie Wakelin fifth 34:38.

●Graham Newton took part in the Wild Night Run, 10 tough, moorish miles across varying terrain, nearly all off-road and with plenty of climbing.

Most people came prepared to deal with rocks, mud, moorland, bogs and even a little bit of tarmac.

And the race certainly lived up to its ‘Wild’ billing. However, Graham managed to keep on his feet to finish the run in 1:38:58, 17th place overall out of 130 runners, and second in the over-50s’ category.

0 comments

Five-day weather forecast

Weather for the next five days - EX10

Today

Partly Cloudy

Max temp
17
Min temp
13
Wind
SW
Speed
9

Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy

Max temp
18
Min temp
15
Wind
SSE
Speed
7

Monday

Partly Cloudy

Max temp
19
Min temp
14
Wind
SW
Speed
18

Tuesday

Sunny

Max temp
18
Min temp
14
Wind
SW
Speed
22

Wednesday

Partly Cloudy

Max temp
18
Min temp
15
Wind
S
Speed
11

Get the weather for wherever you want

Most read

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition


Devon's trusted business finder

Join our newsletter