The Bexhill 5k Sussex Grand Prix is now live and ready for your choices here:
On a warm summers (honestly) evening on wednesday the shorter 5k of the Sussex Grand Prix was held at Bexhill by the sailing club and organised by Bexhill Runners. There is a great report and link to the results here : http://www.bexhillrunners.co.uk/newsletter/detail.php?id=000591
The races included three junior races as well as the senior race, and they all included a lap - giving ample opportunity for supporters, parents and spectators a great view of events. Well done to Bexhill Runners for another well turned out event and the marshalls and supporters alike for making for a very friendly atmosphere.
|DJ PaulH on the mic ensured events went smoothly|
|Some were more ready than others for a race|
|Strong starts from the juniors|
|A more casual approach to the start line countdown|
|Yes, Taxi please back to the Sailing Club, in about 10 minutes|
|Good running out from the turn|
|Finishing straight concentration|
|You can tell when people are trying their hardest.|
Quite why people try to take a screen copy rather than the better quality free download copy for those events where it's provided confuses me a little, otherwise it's good to know that race images remain as popular as ever. Next trick is to get people to buy them - so if you recognise anyone on this gallery - feel free to buy them a present as they would probably like it ! (or put them in the stocks for bringing shame on your club)
If you fancy something fun to watch - it's the British National Aquathlon Champs on Saturday at the Littlehampton Marina - organised by Raw Energy Pursuits - http://www.rawenergypursuits.co.uk/events/british-aquathlon-championships-west-sussex/ Some chap called Nick Herbert is taking part - isn't that the local MP ?
Anyway, it should be fun and fast, so some good racing to be had, and the cafe to watch from is rather nice too, so see you there.
Until next time
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