Race 9 of the Eric Smith Handicap Trophy and the second club track runner of the year event was the 3000m race at Beechcliffe School, Keighley.
Setting off first Sue Green held on to take the win by 15 seconds. Farrah chased down Antonio and Bob in the last 100m dead heating with Antonio for second, Bob a few seconds behind in 4th. Aston and Olive had strong finishes for the next couple of positions. Jack Wilks recorded the fastest time of the night and Farrah the fastest female time.
There were quite a few club age group records on the night for Bob Payne MV80, Mia Naylor LU16, Jack Wilks MU18.
Ceit Konoplits maintains her lead in the Eric Smith Handicap Trophy with a 22.5 point lead over Chris Brunold, Bob Payne a further point behind in third. See the full table here.
Note, It’s at this time of year that the best 10 of 12 races starts to come into play, so don’t give up too early. There still lots to play for the gold and podium positions.
The three remaining races are Weeton, Sunday October 15th, Weston Lane Thursday 23rd November and the Ken Dixon Christmas Handicap Sunday 17th December.
See the Handicap page here for details of these routes here.
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