Monday 19 March 2012

Ashford and District 10k 2012 - now live

The Race gallery for the Ashford and District 10k is now live and online here:

Just make sure you use the whole race number that was on your number bib (some of the numbers had 1000 added to them when compared to the results). i.e. use 1877 - not 877.

Full links to results and race information on the Nice-Work website can be found here:
The results are here:

Rescheduled from the snow in february, totally different, near perfect conditions confronted the competitors and organisers on Sunday at the Sandyacres sports and social club. It made a pleasant change from the rain that has been about for the last few weeks.

IPCO chip timing being handed out at registration
The gentle walk up to the start at the top of the lane was a nice loosener
Off at the start, 570 made it on the day, down a bit no doubt due to the rescheduling
A gentle enough start down the lane
Good to see Ashford Tri Club doing some running

The fastest local pizza delivery you could wish for
Playing to the crowd at the finish
Marshals - where would we be without them ? Lost, that's where.
It's lonely out the front - Phil Anthony heading for a 30:55
37:09 for Tina Oldershaw, complaining of sleepy legs at the start, so she chose to hover all the way round
Remember you run faster when you smile !
Well done to everyone completing the race and enjoying the hills and undulations. Excellent conditions for running a 10k, about 14degC, and a slight breeze. I would have hoped for many course PBs on the day.

A big thank you to Martin and the Nice Work team, and Ashford & District Road Runners who made everything run so smoothly on the day, even holding the rain off until after everything was packed away.

Future Races

Next weekend is the busiest of the year so far with over 7 events.
Don't forget that the clocks go FORWARDS !
Perhaps worth a look if they are still taking entries at one near you:

Eastleigh 10k - full
Wimbledon 10k - currently still entries on the day
Brentwood Half Marathon - full
Purple Patch Marlow - Water of Life Half & 10k - full
The Cranleigh 15-21 - entries closed 4th March
F3 Events Half Marathon, - contact for entries
F3 Events 10k and Duathlon Race 3 - full

April 1st Races still open:

Looking a further week ahead for races with entries still open - then try:

Paddock Wood Half Marathon  (north west Kent)
Sussex Half and Full Marathon (mid-east Sussex)
The BHF Bournemouth Half, 10k, 5k (Bournemouth pier)
The Bolt Round the Holt - Half, 10k and 5k (A31 nr Farnham)
are all still open and taking places on Sunday April the 1st

Until next time,(Spitfire and Tempest races - currently uploading - ~4000 left to get onto the server)

p.s. there is about to be a lot of gallery archiving - so don't miss out if your race photos are about to be gone if you want that high quality copy !

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