Gord's 6 Race Report

Sam and Danca Secure Victory in Gord’s 6 Race

Sam Mayglothling of Croft Ambrey was a convincing winner of the the Gord’s 6 race run over a scenic but demanding Fownhope course. Sam’s time of 46.24 was over 2 minutes ahead of second placed Matte Taylor of Hereford Couriers 48.41 with Steven Flowers of Wye Valley Runners finishing third in a time of 49.01.

Danca Machackova of Wye Valley Runners was an equally convincing winner of the ladies race in a time of 57.17. Lisa Ruck also of Wye Valley Runners finished second in a time of 59.30  with Tracey Miles of Hereford Couriers fighting off a strong challenge from Nicola Emerson Unattached to secure third place.

Wye Valley Runners secured victory in both the men’s and ladie’s team event. Wye Valley’s winning men’s team was Flowers, Jehan and Fawcett. The winning ladies team was Machackova, Ruck and Shaw.

The Gord’s 6 race is organised annually by Wye Valley Runners in memory of Gordon Clements with all the proceeds of this years event going to Midlands Air Ambulance. The principal race organiser Paul Bouston was presented with the club’s Charity Fundraiser of the year award. Susie Godwin regional fundraiser for Midlands Air Ambulance also attended the event.

Wye Valley Runners wish to thank all the helpers, marshals and race sponsors for making this a successful race.

The next Wye Valley Runners organised race will be the Spring 10k road race on May 27th details at www.wyevalleyrunners.co.uk.

Category prizes:

Men’s :1. Sam Mayglothling (Croft Ambrey) 46.24; 2. Matthew James (Hereford Couriers) 48.41; 3. Steven Flowers (Wye Valley Runners) 49.01. V/40 Jeremy Jehan (Wye Valley Runners) 49.47; V/45 Mike Fawcett (Wye Valley Runners) 51.47; V/50 Paddy Nugent (Wye Valley Runners) 53.37; V/55 Antony Champken (Wye Valley Runners) 58.46; V/60 Geoff Kay (Hereford Couriers) 52.51; V/65 Peter Smith (Wye Valley Runners) 63.43; V/75 Harry Franklin (Wye Valley Runners) 73.06.

Ladies: 1. Danca Machackova (Wye Valley Runners) 57.17 2. Lisa Ruck (Wye Valley Runners) 59.30; 3. Tracy Miles ( Hereford Couriers) 59.54. FV35 Nicola Emerson (Unattached) 59.58; FV40 Lisa Ruck ( Wye Valley Runners) 59.30; FV45 Nikki Tyler (Wye Valley Runners) 63.15; FV50 Tracy Miles (Hereford Couriers) 59.54; FV55 Lorna Shaw (Wye Valley Runners) 63.10