Event: Harvel 5
Date: 4th June 2016
The Harvel 5 packs a lot into 5 miles covering beautiful woods, tarmac, rocky slopes and mud. Maybe that’s what makes it so popular or it could be the free beer en route and great atmosphere that ensures it sells out so quickly every year.
12 Striders thought they would give the unusual afternoon starting race a go Andy Baptie being first Strider home in a time of 33.16 which placed him 38th overall in a field of 704 runners. In second Strider place was Michael Poppy in a time of 33.47 which placed him 42nd overall. Taking third position and 70th overall was Craig Eccleston in a time of 35.52. Lucy Hewett was 1st female strider home in a time of 36.50 placing her 89th overall.