Burnham Beeches Run 2017

Report on the 2017 5K and 10K runs

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RACE REPORT – BURNHAM BEECHES RUN – 4TH NOVEMBER 2017  

On 4th November, the Rotary Club of Burnham Beeches held the annual Burnham Beeches run, which takes place in the picturesque Burnham Beeches. Over 260 athletes registered for the event which includes races over 10k and 5k.

The morning rain did not dampen the spirits of the runners, although it did make the conditions under foot a little tricky with mud and standing water on the course. This did not hold back John Regan who was first man across the line in the 10k with a time of 39:02. For the women Claire Pusey of local club Burnham Joggers lead home the 10k field finishing in 44:43.

 In the 5k race, Ian Gutteridge and Vicky Childs were first across the line in 19:27 and 27:10 respectively. We had a great turnout from the junior 5k race this year and Jack Campbell and Izzy Banks took the honours with super-fast times of 21:18 and 25:36.  

The proceeds from the event will go to Burnham Beeches National Nature Reserve and other local charities. Rotary Club President Mike Holehouse offered: “A big thank you to all the runners for taking part and helping us support many local charities. We will be back again next year so remember to make a note in your diaries.” A special mention is also due to runner Glynis Greenough who raised more than £600 in sponsorship for Thames Valley Adventure Playground.

Staging the event depends on the support of many volunteers. In addition to members of Burnham Beeches Rotary Club, we had great support from other Rotary Clubs and local running clubs JAWS, and Burnham Joggers. Our thanks go to all the volunteers who turned out on a wet day to help make the event a success. We are also very grateful to our sponsors: Farnham Common running store Apex Sports, Tesco, Halsa Chiropractic & Physiotherapy, Face2Face Medical, the Beeches Café and estate agents Hilton King and Locke.

2017 10K Men’s Results                                                2017 10K Women’s Results  

1. Jon Regan                 39:02                                        
1. Claire Pusey                       44:43

2. Nigel Sullivan             40:04                                         2. Laura Whittingham-Jones   51:27 

3. Matthew Salt              40:21                                        
3. Lucy Bailey                         52:04

2017 5K Men’s Results                                                   2017 5K Women’s Results   

1. Ian Gutteridge            19:27                                       
1. Victoria Childs             27:10

2. Tom Acland                23:14                                         2. Sheila Crouch            30:55

3.  Edward Mather          29:01                                        3.  Rebecca Howard       30:59


2017 5K Junior Boys' Results                                         2017 5K Junior Girls' Results 
 
1. Jack Campbell              21:18                                       1. Izzy Banks                   25:36  

2. Adam Frost                  21:45                                        2. Sierra Warnes            33:59                   

3. Joseph Acland             21:55                                        3. Jeeven Dhariwal         39:50

Full race results can be viewed at www.burnhambeechesrun.co.uk

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