Hot! Hot! Hot! Haytor Heller

Antony Hall Haytor start

Antony Hall Haytor start - Credit: SRC

Antony Hall was questioning why he had signed up to run the Haytor Heller on possibly the hottest day of the month so far!   
Organised by Teignbridge Trotters to celebrate their 35th anniversary the hilly, rugged terrain certainly put the Mighty Green to the test.   
The 5.30pm start didn’t bring cooler temperatures but Antony completed the 10k course in 54:12, 30 seconds behind the first woman home in an impressive 25th place out of a field of 240 entrants.  Antony said: “It was by far the hottest run I have had since the London Marathon in 2018!” 
Two weeks ahead of the target he set himself, Derek Blackburn completed the Virtual 2021 Lands End to John O’Groats challenge with an 11.32km run along the North Devon coast path.   
The Mighty Green started on January 1st and has been logging all his runs and walks to notch up the 1,407km required to complete this amazing achievement.   

Derek Blackburn

Derek Blackburn - Credit: SRC


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