Storming runs by Lewes AC runners at the Bexhill 5k race

The group photo includes Joscelin ( 344) - Emma Rollings ( 346)  and Megan 'Taylor (341)
The group photo includes Joscelin ( 344) - Emma Rollings ( 346) and Megan 'Taylor (341)

Lewes AC runners had storming runs at the Bexhill 5 kilometre race over the weekend.

There were 3 Lewes AC women in the first four in the race.

This was almost equalled by the men who had 3 finishers in the first five. With 230 runners in the race this was a solid performance by club members and reflects the strength in depth that the club been developing over recent years.

Leading the charge by the women was Joscelin Lowden who won the women’s race in a time of 18mins 43secs followed by Emma Rollings in 3rd position in 19.00 mins. Megan Taylor with yet another improving run finished in 4th position in a time of 19.37 and was followed by Ella Mundy who was 16th in 22.48.

Finishing in 3rd position for the men was David Bradford who’s time of 16mins 31secs was just 20 seconds behind the race winner Kevin Rojas from Brighton.

Just 13seconds behind his brother was Matt Bradford who was 4th in a time of 16.44. Showing that age has no barrier to fast times was Lewis Sida who, whilst well into the over 45 age group, was first in this age group and 5th overall in a time of 17mins 08secs.

Mark Cage finished in 16th position in a time of 18.55 with Lee Woodgate just 40 seconds behind in 17th position in 18.39.

Finishing in 26th position was Mike Bale with a finishing time of 19.06.

Other Lewes AC finishers were Ian Fines 41st (19.55); Ian Hilder 82nd (22.44) and David Feintuck 131st (26.48)

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