After weeks of dry weather it was “waterproofs must be worn/carried by all runners” today. Despite the weather outlook QO entrants were keen to leave the flat fields of Grasmere to tackle the 2.3 km walk (400m of ascent) to the start.
3rd place in 30 degree heat
Chris Philip, Jeff Pakes and Martin Lewis were just three minutes behind the winning team from Sarum OC at Dinton Park on Sunday and 90s behind second placed Wessex Raiders. The Lewis family team also finished third in the Junior relay.
Knightshayes, Gower & relays
Nearly 20 QO members were in action in three different places this weekend. Devon OC had an event in the stately grounds of a National Trust property, Swansea Bay OC hosted Midsummer on Gower and North Wilts OC put on the first summer relay.