Rutland runners are out in force for the Corn Dolly

Rutland runners. Back row, from left, Lara Kristiansen, John McCrone, Sean McAuliffe, Dawn Morris, Sue Fulbrook, Saya Sheridan, Clare Dorman
Rutland runners. Back row, from left, Lara Kristiansen, John McCrone, Sean McAuliffe, Dawn Morris, Sue Fulbrook, Saya Sheridan, Clare Dorman

Rutland Running and Triathlon Club had a good turnout for the Corn Dolly 7, providing eight out of 89 runners.

The course is along the Grantham Canal, starting and finishing in the middle of the Corn Dolly country fair.

Results: John McCrone 48m46, Sean McAuliffe 49.58 (1st MV50); Lara Kristiansen 40.43; Saya Sheridan 52.30; David Summers 54.35; Sue Fulbrook 60.34; Clare Dorman 65.15; Dawn Morris 71.39.

l Rutland runner John McCrone has set an excellent pace in his first two races in the East Midlands Grand Prix Series.

Runners must complete five of the eight evening road races with their best five times used to calculate their league standing.

McCrone, who is a member of Rutland Running and Triathlon Club, has already taken a 13th and 15th place.

Taking 15th in the MV45 category, he clocked 34m.31s in the Blixworth 5, and shaved more than half a minute off that time at Corby, crossing the line in 33.56.