Event: Givaudan Ashford 10k
Date: 9th October 2016
Location: Julie Rose Athletics Stadium, Ashford
13 Striders took part in the 30th Ashford 10km race. A reasonably fast undulating course was made more challenging by persistent rain making for very damp conditions. First Strider home was Paul Williams (182nd out of 1,241 finishers) closely followed by first lady Strider Alison Davey with a new PB. There was also PB’s for Marriane Seaward who ran under 1 hour for the first time and Craig Eccleston.
Celebrating over 50 years of Ashford AC, the Givaudan 10k was back for it’s 30th year. The race is regularly rated as one of the best 10k races in the South. The race follows a town centre route along closed roads with a start and finish in the magnificent Julie Rose Athletics Stadium in Ashford.