South West 10K Championship

Wiltshire launched their defence of the South West Road Running Championships with a series of good results at the "Around the Tor" 10K at Glastonbury which was hosting the regional championships for the distance.

Leading home in his fastest time of the year so far was team captain Simon Nott of Calne Running Club who recorded 32:44 just 17-seconds behind Dave Long (Bournemouth AC) representing Dorset. Strong runs from 4th placed Ed Knudsen of Avon Valley Runners, 9th placed Thomas Davies of Team Bath, 12th placed Gary Dunstone of Team Bath, 13th placed Chris Moore of Team Bath and 21st placed Simon Gilbert of Devizes Running Club gave Wiltshire the victory ahead of Dorset and Somerset.

The Ladies were led home by Hannah Claydon of Swindon Harriers in a seasons best of  38:22 to finish in third place overall. Good runs by 10th placed Jackie Rockliffe of Avon Valley Runners, 11th placed Denise Nott of Calne Running Club, 13th Anita Mellodew of Avon Valley Runners and 14th placed Emma Hines of Chippenham Harriers saw the Ladies take third spot behind Cornwall and Devon.

Results can be found here.


1 Ed Knudsen Avon Valley Runners
2 Simon Gilbert Devizes Running Club
3 Simon Nott Calne Running Club
4 Chris Moore Team Bath AC
5 Gary Dunstone Team Bath AC
6 Thomas Davies Team Bath AC
1 Anita Mellodew Avon Valley Runners
2 Jackie Rockliffe Avon Valley Runners
3 Emma Hines Chippenham Harriers
4 Eilidh Bell Chippenham Harriers
5 Denise Nott Calne Running Club
6 Hannah Claydon Swindon Harriers