The showers forecast for 12.00pm failed to materialise, leaving warm conditions, cooled in places a bit by the stong breeze. 122 started out and all returned with no accidents or incidents. For the first time in a few years the usual knee deep bogs where generally only ankle deep which I’m sure disappointed a few, maybe…
Richard Pattinson,(56:09), claimed his 5th win in the 11th running our our race. This year however he was pushed all the way as the next 3 finished less than minute behind.
The women’s race was equally close with Emma Barclay, 1:08:21 winning, ahead of Rachel Pilling, 1:08:50 and Sally Malir 1:09:02.
Rogan was Otley’s top man on the day in 6th, 57:48 and Laura took that honour on the women’s side in 5th, 1:12:44.
The other Otley performers were: 16th Graham Lake 1:04:11, 19th Richard Smith 1:05:46, 49th Laura Martin 1:12:44, 55th Tom Potter 1:13:49, 70th Andrew Ackroyd 1:18:33, 90th Caron Ralph 1:24:56, 94th Jackie Ackroyd 1:25:53, 96th Tom Hannah 1:27:18, 100th Lisa Maughan 1:31:59, 102nd Sara Elliott 1:31:59, 105th David Hainsworth 1:32:52, 122nd Antonio Cardinale 2:05:09.
See Full Results here.
Photos on facebook courtesy of Ian Watson here and photos right courtesy of Shane Ewen (click on image to enlarge).