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Grantham Running Club race in the Market Deeping 10k event

Three members of Grantham Running Club made their way to Market Deeping to compete in the 10k road race.

Starting and finishing at the Deepings Rugby club, the race course was into the local Fenland area.

First back for the club was the ever dependable Tony Johnson with a time of 47:33 for 83rd position.

Paul Jepson, Joni Goodband and Tony Johnson.
Paul Jepson, Joni Goodband and Tony Johnson.

Next in was Paul Jepson who was slightly underwhelmed with his time of 52:29 for 118th place but he cheered up after seeing he came first in his age category for 65-69 years.

Joni Goodband finished the race just under the hour with a pleasing time of 59:47 and position 193th in her first race at Deeping. She is determined to improve her time at this distance.

The race winner was Lee Mullen with a time of 33:45 and the first lady finisher was Katie Vargeson timed at 41:23.

Robin Atter
Robin Atter

Just under 300 runners crossed the finishing line in this popular South Kesteven event.

Robin Atter of Grantham Running Club travelled to Skellingthorpe to take part in the Skelly 10k Trail race.

Starting and finishing at the Skellingthorpe pavilion, the race is a multitarian course, taking in paths, trails, woodland and farmland.

The race is organised by Lincoln and District runners with competitors entering from other Lincolnshire clubs as well as non-affiliated runners.

More than 275 runners took part on what was a warm but pleasant evening. The recent dry weather made the conditions good for a trail run.

Robin finished in 18th place, with a time of 42:41. All runners were given a goodie bag at the finish line.

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