Burgess Hill Runners were proud to enter five teams at the Sussex Road Relays event at Christ’s Hospital last weekend.
First up were the under-13s boys, entering this event for the first time and running just over one mile each.
Adam Lawson, Sam Pope and Sam Fearnley ran 6:36, 7:49 and 6:45 respectively to bring the lads home in a very respectable 22nd out of 26.
Next up were the over-40 women.
Finishing 11th out of 15 was the team comprising Sally Symes (15:15), Annette Maynard (14:53) and Kirsty Armstrong (13:05) each running just over two miles.
The over-50 men finished 10th out of 15: Simon Alexander (13:17), John Palmer (15:09) and Andy Sayers (13:18). The over 60 men finished sixth out of 11: Martin Skeats (14:13), Nigel Cruttenden (14:51) and Stuart Condie (14:24).
Finally the senior men were 21st out of 22: Neil Grigg (11:07), James Sorbie (12:04), Trevor Symes (13:28), Jon Lelliott (12:42), Neil Philpott (12:36) and Joe Beasley (13:15).
At the Paddock Wood Half Marathon it was Burgess Hill Runners’ Michelle Sutherland that led the way for Burgess Hill Runners.
She clocked in at 2:06:53, followed by Allie Wood (2:08:47), Ann Savidge (2:17:33), Malcolm Slater (2:41:57) and Theresa Chalk (2:46:39). Oliver Jones completed the Wimbledon Common Half in 1:47:36. Finally, Helen Carr complete the Black Dog Half in 2:40:50.