Weather eases off during village’s 30th annual 10km
JUST over 250 people took part in the Goring, Woodcote and District Lions Club’s 10km race.
Eighty-seven runners signed up on the morning of Sunday’s event, which started and finished at Woodcote village hall.
First to finish was Jake Shelley, of Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers, who crossed the line after 33 minutes and 32 seconds. He was presented with the Samantha Stevens Memorial Cup and a plaque.
Charlie Pearson, who won the race in 2011, was runner-up for the second year running in a time of 35 minutes and 54 seconds. Third was Liam Proudlock, of London Heathside running club, who finished in 37 minutes and 38 seconds.
The first woman to finish was Sheena Keates, of the Runnymede Runners club in Egham, who came home in 42 minutes and 30 seconds. Jack Harlowe, of Reading Athletics Club, won the boys’ race in a time of 44 minutes and 31 seconds.