Festive runs aplenty for Lostock Athletics Club members

A team of Lostock AC customers took element in parkrun functions more than the Xmas period of time, some even donning extravagant gown.

On Christmas Eve, 4 Lostockers took aspect in Haigh Woodland Parkrun with some good displays, even if just to make space for the turkey.

Sinead Carney crossed the line to start with for Lostock in 32minutes 17secs, promptly adopted by Karen Taylor in 32:54. Next, and in a person of her initially Christmas operates, was Johanna McManus in 39:16, with Chris Taylor pursuing in 40:05.

The following day, 4 users built their way to the other side of the town to contend in Bolton Parkrun.

Andy Laycock was the very first Lostock AC member to cross the line in a good 24:33. Next, and 1st Lostock woman, was Rachel Hancock in 27:13.

Matt Withers produced it more than the line in 31:56 with Sinead Carney completing her 2nd parkrun of the weekend in 55:02.

On Tuesday, Rachel Stevens and Johanna McManus travelled to Clitheroe to be a part of around 1,500 other opponents who were being getting component in the Ribble Valley 10k, not deterred by the chilly, soaked climate.

A vintage, speedy, targeted traffic-cost-free system by way of the Ribble Valley’s stunning environment, this party organised by Blackburn Harriers and AC is well regarded as just one of the top 10k races in the United kingdom and is usually the final prospect for runners to operate a quick time right before the New 12 months.

McManus ran a great race, crossing the line in 47:50, adopted by Stevens in a quite respectable 55:30.