Athletics: Lancaster and Morecambe athletes race in Preston

Running.
Running.

Lancaster and Morecambe athletes attended the ever popular Preston 10 mile road race and first back for the club was John Carr with a strong effort of 1h.08.06 placing him 97th overall.

In next was Charlie Satterly running well in 1h.21.53, followed by Michael Roy in 1h.24.29.

Other finishers were: Eden Parkinson 1h.33.54, Linda Stapleton 1h.44.40, Emily Stapleton 1h.44.43.

There was a good turnout of club runners at the Wesham 10k road race and David Brown led the Lancaster runners back, finishing well up the field in eighth position with a cracking run of 34m.46. David was followed by Mark Holgate running a good time of 38m.27 and Angus Murray in 43m.41.

The ladies represented the club well with Carolyne Baxter taking first female prize with a superb effort of 38m.40 and she was well backed up by Jayne Perry who was fourth female with a strong run of 41m.43. Carole Wilkinson finished first in the veteran 55 category with a fine run of 50m.22.

Also taking first prize in their category was Evelyn Elkington taking the veteran 75 place with a super run of 1h.08.04.

Other finishers were: Steve Perry 45m.16, David Wilkinson 46m.36, Emily Stapleton 49m.05, Charlie Satterly 49m.05, Helena Lewis 50m.58, Linda Stapleton 1h.01.20 and Richard Stapleton 1h.13.07.