Virtual Racing - BMAF 1 mile Championships

09 March 2021

Our Masters athletes have been taking part in the virtual British Masters 1 mile championships. Nick Holliday (5:24) and Kathyrn Morton (6:35) were our highest placed athletes finishing an impressive 4th and 5th respectively in the men’s and women’s vet 60 age category. 

Coming together for the team result there were a range of strong harriers performances. The W45-54 team, consisting of Victoria Wilkinson (6:03), Caroline Cotterell (6:08) and Kathryn Morton (6:35), finished in 6th place and the W35-44 team, consisting of Sarah Sheppard (5:52), Jo Wilkie (5:56) and Petra Vymetalova (5:59), finished in 7th. Amazing result to finish so highly against strong masters teams from all across the country.

On the men’s side there was a 15th place finish for Kevin Sheppard (4:50), Russell Forsbrook (5:16) and Elliot Prince (5:18) in the M35-55 division. Andy Gore (5:28) Daniel Minors (5:39) and Dave Rantell (5:43) came together to form a M45-54 team that finished in 21st position. Steve Bradley competed in the same age group completing the mile in a strong time of 6:02.

In total 14 Harriers braved the virtual mile with 6 finishing in the top 20 of there age group, well done to all.