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Almost Athletes bagged a hat trick of wins at this year’s Bourton Hilly Half: Anthony Bailey 1st overall, Ed Collier 1st MV50 prize winner, Allan Green 1st MV60, ladies team 1st overall. Plus great performances at the Westonbirt 10K, Cloud Cuckoo, Edinburgh Marathon, Westonbirt 10K and Crocodile 8.

Karen Galpin is first lady in her class at Comrades, South Africa.

Barbecue Sunday 24th June ... click title above for more details & to register.

Please click title link above for list for Almost Athletes Teams.

Would Team members please:

1) Inform Dave McGraith or Becky  if they may share your contact details with those running the same legs

2) Co-ordinate amongst the other runners for the same leg for recce runs, transport to / from the start  / finish of their leg

3) Contact Dave or Becky if they need help coordinating recce runs or transport


Enjoying the sunshine and ideal  running temperatures was Dale Midwinter who romped home first for the club in 31:21, hot on his heels were Gareth Edwards in 31:25 and James Wilkinson in 31:39.  Katie Coleman headed the ladies home and finished first in her category in 33:05. The 2.5mile race was won by Matthew Basnett in 18:36 closely followed by Ben Sluman in 19:02. Club runners also took part in the Crowle 10K, the Berkeley 10K and the Black Death Run.