Hambledon Hilly
Saturday 16 September        



                                          
        

Online entry for:   10km              Mini-Hilly 1km               Mini-Hilly 2.5km

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                  Course record

             Men: J Manning  37.45
    Ladies:  Celia Fox-Robinson 51.43
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

                                    Group results
                    1st                 2nd                3rd
Men Overall:         Julian Manning          Matthew Houlberg           Gary Armstrong
Women Overall: Celia Fox-Robinson       Anuschka Beneke               Diane Pitcher
Men Senior:        Matthew Houlberg         Gary Armstrong             Matthew Cheney
Men Vet 40:         Julian Manning                  D Lovell                       Chris Gibson
Men Vet 45:             Tom Frost                    K Houlberg                       P Saunders
Men Vet 50+:       Clive Hutchinson          Mark Hargreaves              Hugo Hardman
Women Senior:       Catie Pettit                 Rowenna Gordon                 M Haag
Women Vet 40:  Celia Fox-Robinson        Anuschka Beneke              Diane Pitcher
Women Vet 45:    Joanna Thompson          
Women Vet 50+:     Sarah Rithie                  Andrea Cox                      Sarah Archer

Our first ever entry:      Darren Hansford

In June 2015 my daughter had her 7th birthday party.  As usual the kids had some relay races followed by the dads.  A cheer went up when I lined up with the dads. Embarrassingly I took part. I knew I was too unfit to do a kiddie relay race because of my inactivity since leaving a very active army life behind in 1997.

I decided there and then a change is needed. Joe told me about the Hilly and said just to do as much or little as I could fit in initially.  In September 2015 I ran my first ever timed race in Hambledon and finished in a respectable 57 minutes!  I have completed another 4 timed races since then with a sub 50 min 10km at Boscombe. I have entered another 4 races for the rest of 2016 and loving it. I am 47 years of age and my life has restarted. I still ache a bit but now it is for the right reasons!

Cannot wait for my daughters 8th birthday in June. I'll be standing taller and will definitely fit through the lifebuoy this year!

Darren Hansford
PS See you at the Hilly on the 24th.

24/09/16 I improved my time with 3 minutes!
A massive thank you to Denmead Striders, our local running club, for supporting our day and letting us use their road signs during the Hilly. The Striders' 10km run takes place on 16 October. Enter on their website www.denmeadstriders.co.uk 

​Julian Manning: Male winner

Celia Fox-Robinson: Female winner

Oh dear Will..........Catie is catching up.

Frank and Eddie...sounds like a comedy!