Report: White Horse Half
In Grove, Oxfordshire, 5 members of Avon Valley Runners took part in the White Horse Half Marathon. The event is run on a fast, flat rural course, around beautiful countryside through the villages of Denchworth and Chaney Bassett.
The race winner was Paul Farmer form Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC in a time of 1:12:06, first Lady was 22nd placed Charlotte Penfold from Bournmouth AC in 1:21:57.
For Avon Valley, Jackie Rockliffe was first to complete the course, her first Half Marathon since the birth of her Baby in September; Jackie was 101st in a time of 1:32:57. Along with Jackie, 189th Kathy Kinsey 1:43:13 and 206th Ali Atkinson 1:45:24 earned Avon Valley the 3rd Team prize.
Other AVR results were 242nd Tina Vivian 1:49:16 and 270th Gary Jardine 1:51:33
Ali Atkinson, 5th April 2009