Tuesday 5th July – Danefield Relay

Tuesday 5th July – Danefield Relay

Report from the Hon/ handicapper.

A perfect summer evening for the popular local relay brilliantly organised by Horsforth Fellandale. The head of the race was full of fast young runners, but surprisingly there were no junior teams taking part.

It was a fairly close run thing between our first two teams, until the last leg when Tom ran away from the hon. handicapper to finish 15th, 4 places ahead of the Vets team.

Matt Clegg’s team with Lee and Rogan finished in 60th, the older vets team of Colin, Tony and Carl finished 73rd and the ladies team of Megan, Liz and Katie finished 80th. Graham recorded Otley’s fastest time on the first leg.

There was a great atmosphere at the change-over point and lots of competitive spirit shown in the finishing straight. I’ve always thought that a relay and the team events like the Harrogate League are by far the best races to do. See photo’s from the night courtesy of Scott Leach and Steve Davey.

Full results on the Fellandale website here.

PosTeamTeam CatTotal timeTeam Cat & Leg Ranking
1Baxter’s BabesMO53:44 
 Joe BaxterMO16:421
 Andrew StempMO18:321
 Paul PruzinaMO18:304
     
15Otley AC 3MO01:02:3610
 Graham LakeMV20:2115
 Oliver RichardsMV21:2918
 Tom LynchMO20:4616
  
19Otley AC Male VetsMV01:04:404
 Toby FisherMV20:5518
 Simon QuinMV21:4021
 Andrew RobertshawMV22:0524
  
60Otley AC 6MO01:20:2125
 Matt CleggMV24:2043
 Lee GumbrellMO26:3361
 Rogan AshtonMV29:2881
  
73Otley AC 5MV01:24:1320
 Colin BestMV29:4283
 Carl WalshMV29:0876
 Tony WalkerMV25:2451
  
80Otley AC 1FO01:26:4911
 Megan McCallFO28:2373
 Liz FawcettFV32:2189
 Katie ListerFV26:0658

One thought on “Tuesday 5th July – Danefield Relay

  1. Brilliant running from every Otley AC team , everyone had great performances especially from our President Graham L. , he was the fastest finishing in a powerful 20.21 . Also Tony W. was amazing finishing in a very fast 25.24 . Katie L. too had a splendid performance finishing in a solid 26.06 . I liked the short but good report from Danefield by Andrew R. and as well I enjoyed the nice pics from Steve D. and Scott L. Well done all.

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