The Barns Green Half Marathon is always a popular event with members of Burgess Hill Runners and it was no surprise on Sunday that they turned out in force to enjoy the scenic event in the sunshine.
James Collins was the first club member to cross the line in an impressive 23rd overall with a new PB of 1:22:55.
He was pursued by Paul Sargent in 25th (1:23:24), Gary Woolven (1:27:34), Neil Grigg (1:31:14), Steve Bird (1:33:29, PB), Glyn Merritt (1:34:52, PB), Jamie Goodhead (1:37:57), Dan Foord (1:38:58), Mark Nicholls (1:39:00), James Sorbie (1:39:10), Leigh Smith (1:40:30), Matthew Cawthra (1:41:37), Martin Skeats (1:44:19, PB), Sharona Harrington (1:44:58 and first BHR lady), Simon Thompson (1:47:38), Oliver Dewdney (1:48:17) , Alison Dunks (1:48:33), Jay Wadey (1:49:51), Benny Coxhill (1:51:03), Steve Roberts (1:51:11), Susan Lyle (1:52:00), Annette Maynard (1:52:16), Sarah Elsmore (1:52:51), Liz Carter (1:53:22), Emma Buckland (1:53:23), Linda Russell (1:58:13), Emma Leeson (1:58:55), John Palmer (2:00:38), Katia Hannah (2:00:45), Laura Fowles (2:00:52), Claire Tucknott (2:02:33), Owain Powell (2:03:37), Sheryl Caldecourt (2:04:48), Carole Mills (2:09:10), Daniel Belton (2:09:23), Gill Berglund (2:09:28), Clare Payne (2:09:48), Steve Gray (2:15:20), Claire Giles (2:22:25), Andy Carr (2:25:27), Mush Miah (2:29:21, first timer), Kjell Berglund (2:29:38), Caz Wadey (2:31:53), Jenny Nicoll (2:32:30), Kelly Tomsett (2:35:52) and Helen Carr (2:39:19).
Meanwhile Andrew Baillie completed an impressive 50km trail event, the self-navigated “High Weald Challenge” in an impressive 6:50:44. Catherine Kempton completed the Black Hill Run in Dorset, a 10k race which raises money for the Bere Regis Scouts. Helen Pratt completed the 26.2 mile “Shine Walk”, a night time walking Marathon that raises money for Cancer Research.
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