Erica Hawley and Alex Pilgrim who attend Millfield School in Somerset UK competed in the Somerset County Cross Country Championships.
The race was held in Yeovil, Somerset on a hilly, tough course and of course the weather was cold. They both raced for the Mendip Region which their school Millfield is located.
Hawley was 4th overall in the Senior Girls race with a time of 15:43 and Pilgrim finished 3rd overall in time of 13:50 during the Junior Boys race.
Both Hawley and Pilgrim qualified to represent Somerset County at the Regional UK South West Championships next Saturday February 7th in Chippenham, Wiltshire. They could qualify for the UK National Championships at this race.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Lewis Finishes 8th in Australia
The Summer Down Under Wheelchair Road Racing Series is the highest profile wheelchair sporting event in Australia.
Bermuda’s Paralympian Jessica Lewis competed in the Oz Day 10K – Road Racing through Sydney’s The Rocks
Lewis finished 8th in the Open Women’s Division crossing the line in a time of 34:52. Lewis finished 30th overall.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Eastern County Relay 2015
Alen taking the lead
The Eastern County Relay was held with eight teams participating in a race that started at the Flatt’s Victoria Field and finished at Lord’s in St. David’s.
Unfortunately we are unable to bring you the result due to officials not able to provide results tonight with only eight times to record.
We can confirm that the overall winning team was Cynthia Millett, Jenifer Alen, Mark Outerbridge and Dean Smith.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Countdown to 2015 Butterfield & Vallis Race
2014 Winner Stephen Allen
With another incredible International Race Weekend behind us, the next event on the running calendar is the Butterfield & Vallis 5k on Sunday, February 1st.
Last year was a record year for this event with over 800 participants. The race starts and finishes at Butterfield & Vallis on Woodlands Road.
Steven DeSilva and his amazing Bermuda Timing team will once again be doing the chip timing. Participants will have plenty of time to compete, enjoy some snacks, watch the prize giving and still be home in plenty of time to watch the Patriots beat the Seahawks.
The event kicks off at 9.00am with the Primary and Middle School Boys and Girls running the 2.7k route and at 9.30am the Senior School students and adults will run the 5k route. Walkers will start right behind the runners.
The BNAA have instituted a ban on strollers being used in the competitive part of this event. Non-competitive walkers are still allowed to use strollers.
This event is promoted and organized by Butterfield & Vallis and assisted on race day by the Bermuda Union of Teachers and sanctioned by the BNAA. Proceeds from this event will go towards sending young athletes to the CUT Biennial Student Athletic Championships. Entry forms are available at the SportSeller and at both Butterfield & Vallis locations or participants can enter online at www.racedayworld.com. Entry forms can also be downloaded on www.bv.bm
The main draw prizes are 2 pedal bikes from Winners’ Edge. The first 900 participants will receive a t-shirt & goodie bag. Medals will be given out to all finishers.
PAPER ENTRIES CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28TH ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE @ 5.00PM ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 30TH
LATE REGISTRATION & NUMBER PICK-UP IS ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 31ST BETWEEN 10.00AM & 2.00PM AT BUTTERFIELD & VALLIS ON WOODLANDS ROAD.
THERE WILL BE NO LATE REGISTRATION ON RACE DAY
For further information, please contact Terri Durrant, Butterfield & Vallis 236-6688 Ext. 416 or 335-4870 or email email@example.com
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Marathon & Half Marathon 2015 Round Up
Benjamin Meto and Lyne Bessette are the 2015 Bermuda Race Weekend Marathon Male and Female Champions, while Stephen Allen and Heather Kampf are the Male and Female Half Marathon Champions.
Meto covered the Marathon distance in a time of 2:28:20, Richard Kessio finished second clocking 2:30:02 and Wesley Banks finished third with a time of 2:57:28.
Bessette finished 7th overall with a time of 3:10:17, Stephanie Hodge was the second female finisher and 9th overall clocking 3:16:45, finishing 13th overall was Laura Wright with a time of 3:31:44.
Allen and Jay Donawa recorded the same time of 1:12:33, but Allen was declared the winner, with Bryan Huberty rounding out the top three finishers clocking a time of 1:14:47.
Kampf was the fourth runner to cross the line she clocked a time of 1:18:05, Lauren Hagans-Paquette was right behind her in 5th clocking 1:19:22 and Rose-Anna Hoey was the third female finisher and 11th overall with a time of 1:26:27.
Marathon Top 5 Male Finishers
2:28:20 Benjamin Meto 2:30:02 Richard Kessio 2:57:28 Wesley Banks 3:01:43 Attila Kovacs 3:06:27 Peter Smith
Marathon Top 5 Female Finishers
3:10:17 Lyne Bessette 3:16:45 Stephanie Hodge 3:31:44 Laura Wright 3:32:20 Audrey Goertzen 3:34:33 Miranda Bachman
Half Marathon Top 5 Male Finishers
1:12:33 Stephen Allen 1:12:33 Albert J Donawa 1:14:47 Bryan Huberty 1:20:55 Craig Dale 1:22:52 Philippe Kearns