In cool but calm conditions,
44 competitors turned out for the IOM Veteran Athletes Club Autumn Handicap
10km Run / 5km Walk sponsored by Hansard Global. The line-up consisted of 32 runners and 12 walkers respectively.
First event of the night was the 5km walk which was won by
Keith Green with Nick Wallinger and
Philip Swales taking 2nd and 3rd places. Gianni Epifani was the fastest outright walker on the night in 25mins
The 10km run contained a strong line up featuring Ollie
Lockley, Mark Burman, Sam Jones, Stu Osborne
and Josh Nights to name a few. Thomas
Burnet took the honours in 1st place with Johan
and Belinda Ferreiara finishing 2nd and 3rd
Ollie Lockley, achieved
the fastest time of the night in a lightning time of 29 mins and 55 secs.
There was also
some very strong running from the women with Becky Watterson (1st), Kirsty
Barber (2nd) and Dawn Atherton (3rd) , clinching the Top 3 female places.
The IOM Veteran Athletes Club would like to thank all of
the volunteers who organized, supported and took part on the night as well as
the staff at the NSC.
Results - here