THURLBY 10K ROAD RACE AND 3K FUN RUN: Bourne Town Harriers take team honours

The start of the 10k race. Photos by Tim Wilson
The start of the 10k race. Photos by Tim Wilson
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More than 200 runners made up the largest entry in 20 years for Sunday’s Thurlby 10k road race.

They were led home by Jonathan Palmer of Bourne Town Harriers in a time of 35:10.

Thurlby family Lissa, Louis, Evie and Montey Bage. Photo: SG030716-100TW

Thurlby family Lissa, Louis, Evie and Montey Bage. Photo: SG030716-100TW

Third-placed Cameron Everist (38:19) and Steven Sheppard (38:33) in fourth secured the team prize for Harriers.

Runner-up was Jeff Lucas of Werrington Joggers in 37:29.

First lady was Ann Wood of Werrington Joggers (44:52) ahead of Bourne’s Gemma Hempstead-Alcoran (46:07) and Janine Barrowcliffe (47:24).

First male veteran was Scott Lloyd of Werrington in 38:35.

Thurlby Tigers fun runners Jake Wise, Mitchell and Ellie Maby, Jared Knight and Megan Wade. Photo: SG030716-102TW

Thurlby Tigers fun runners Jake Wise, Mitchell and Ellie Maby, Jared Knight and Megan Wade. Photo: SG030716-102TW

First lady veteran was Jo Patrick (Sleaford Striders) in 49:57.

The 10k course records remain with Steven Body (32:44) in 2009 and Claire Steels who set a new best of 38:25 last year.

The 3k fun run was won by Alex Devine (9:40) ahead of Max James (9:40) and Mollie Peel (9:50).

Prizes for the first Thurlby School pupils went to Mitchell Cooper (10:49) and Sophia Bull (12:09).

Fun runners ready for the 3k event

Fun runners ready for the 3k event

Fun runners Graham, Lisa, Meryl and Maddy Ward of Bourne. SG030716-101

Fun runners Graham, Lisa, Meryl and Maddy Ward of Bourne. SG030716-101

Bourne Town Harriers

Bourne Town Harriers