English Fell Championships
Guisborough Three Tops - 06/09/15
Esk Valley Fell Club hosted their biggest race of recent times with 250 runners descending on Guisborough for the latest round of the English Fell Racing Championships. On a beautiful summers day, the runners completed a 10 mile “Guisborough Three Tops” route starting near the Rugby Club including Highcliff Nab, Roseberry Topping and Hanging Stone. It was very tight at the front of the men’s race with a lot of minor changes throughout the race. In the end just 44 seconds separated the first eight, with Pete Vale of Mercia Fell Runners 1st, Lloyd Taggart of Manx Fell Runners 2nd and Ted Mason of Wharfedale 3rd. In the ladies race the winner was Victoria Wilkinson of Bingley Harriers with Helen Berry of Holmfirth 2nd and Emma Guild of Mercia 3rd. New Marske had 6 runners out with Kath Aspin picking up a 2nd vet45 prize. Ronnie Sherwood came 3rd in a competitive vet70 category. Shelli Gordon, Jo Goldsmith, Nick O’Grady and Martin White also had good runs.