Monday, 10 December 2012

Raceways Christmas Cracker 2012

The Raceways Christmas Cracker 2012 happened last Saturday and was full of fun and surprises, even Santa made an appearance!

There was, of course, a Kids Fun Run at the start of the day. After a warm up led by Ian from Nobody’s Perfect the 10k and 20k races began. The winners were as follows:

10 Km:
1st: Carolyn Wilkinson, Spa Striders. Time- 00:41:50
2nd: Claire Hansell, Warwick University Athletics. Time- 00:42:31
3rd: Justine Lynch. Time- 00:43:10

1st: Ashley Miles, Sphinx AC. Time- 00:35:41
2nd: Tim Jones, Abbey runners. Time- 00:37:54
3rd: Alex Atkinson, Kenilworth Runners.Time- 00:38:02

20 Km:
1st: Kate Wright, Stratford AC. Time- 01:22:10
2nd: Emma Rathbone. Time- 01:32:57
3rd: Amber Gabb - Time 1.37.20

1st: Luke Delderfield, Tring Running Club. Time: 01:08:48
2nd: Andrew Siggers, Kenilworth Runners. Time- 01:10:16
3rd: Conor Shepherd, Warwick Uni Tri. Time- 01:17:48

We’d like to say a big thanks to all of our sponsors and helpers. Including the Cadets of Leamington Spa. 

Enjoying a mince pie and memento hat
Participants received a memento Christmas Cracker hat, mince pies provided by ASDA Leamington and Savi's on Regent Street, mulled wine tea provided by Whittards Tea of Leamington Spa and Christmas Crackers by Le Bistrot Pierre.

Lots of local businesses got involved in this years race and provided lots of prizes or food for our runners. A big thanks to Warwickshire College, Donatello’s Ice Cream and Hungry Toad, Asics, Stone the Crows, Cargo Home Shops, Body Shop, The Home Store, The Home Store, The 99p Store,  as well as Men Kind and the Calendar Stand in the Royal Priors and the Flower Stall on the Parade. We couldn’t have done it without you!

A fleeting view of the fancy dress winners

Defrosting our toes

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