Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Records set at Goring 10K
Published 18/03/14



TWO records were broken at this yearís Goring 10km race.

Runner-up Jessica Gibbon, 18, set a new best time in the junior womenís section and third-placed Tim Hughes set won the menís masters section in a record time.

Click here to view our picture gallery of some of the runners and supporters.

More than 900 runners took part in Sundayís event, setting off from Icknield Road and following an anti-clockwise circular route around the fields to the north of the village near South Stoke before finishing on Boudillon Field behind Goring Primary School.

About 100 runners were encouraged to sign up on the morning of the race by the sunny weather.

The winner was Steve Barnes, of Newbury Athletics Club, who completed the course in 35 minutes and 28 seconds.

Jessica Gibbon, who lives in Rotherfield Road, Henley, and attends Queen Anneís School in Caversham, came home in 36 minutes and 52 seconds, smashing the previous junior womenís record by almost three minutes. Mr Hughes finished in 37 minutes and five seconds.

The winner of the menís junior section was Jamie Dellimore who finished 16th overall with a time of 39 minutes and 24 seconds. Mary Grace Spalton, of Belgrave Harriers, won the womenís open section with a time of 39 minutes and 51 seconds that gave her 20th place overall.

Kay Walsha was the womenís veteransí winner and Anne Sprinz won the womenís super-veterans section. Brian Kirsopp won the menís super veterans and Margaret Moody won the womenís masters.

The race, now in its 18th year, raises money for Goring Primary School and is organised by the parent-teacher association. This yearís proceeds will go towards new computing and sports equipment and sports coaching.

Association member Jules Hopkinson said: “It was a very successful day and, of course, the weather was a big plus. It was great to be out enjoying the sunshine and a lot of people turned up to show their support.”

The race was started by Caroline Pierrepont, who runs Pierreponts cafť in High Street.


Published 18/03/14


 
MOST POPULAR
Father fights ban on climbing frame in garden
Enigma of a maths genius is laid bare
Henley gets festive with Switch On & Shop
Henley shop windows get festive
Charity fundraiser loses fight with cancer
Henley shows its best side in photo contest
Shops ready for new Christmas late night
Memorial unveiled to Flying Fortress disaster
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
League leaders march on
Watlington’s resistance broken down
Henley paddlers set new club record
Moss is hat-trick hero for Wargrave
Sisters shine during artistic competition
Hurricanes blown away
Success for Hughes
Nomads deliver knock out blow
Henley off the mark
Mixed fortunes for hosts’ half-a-dozen sides
Fight back not enough
Trojans put to sword by league leaders
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
£20 alarm saves woman's life
Fly-tipper caught on camera fined £4,000
How I helped convict cruel conmen
Switch On & Shop draws crowds
Car stolen following burglary
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717