Hailsham Harriers in a hurry at Rye race

There was a welcome return to ‘live’ racing for Hailsham Harriers at Peasmarsh, near Rye, where 111 runners took part in the challenging Rye ten-mile race organised by the Nice Work events team.

Hailsham Harriers at the Rye race
Hailsham Harriers at the Rye race

As the race celebrated its tenth anniversary, the sun shone for the nine Harriers as they tackled the rolling hills and country lanes.

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Graham Woolley romped home first for the Harriers and was eighth male in 1:05:34. Lianne Leakey took second place for the ladies in 1:11:29, first in age. Helen O’Sullivan in 1:15:38, Evgenia Hall 1:23:40, Chris Foxy 1:21:55, Gary Smith 1:23:48, Frances Delves 1:35:22 also first in age, Norman Harris 1:50:10 and Maria Stanford 2:05:24.

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The Harriers shone at Rye