Weekly news 13/08

After contracting Covid in early July, Severn Athletic Club’s Andy Monro tested his recovery by taking on the challenge of the Round Reading Ultra Multi Terrain Marathon. The 50km course circumnavigated the town of Reading, included a variety of terrain, including flat river and canal towpaths, undulating woodland trails, country lanes and paths through many urban green spaces. He finished 17th out of the 214 who ran the race.
Also regularly competing in the North Gloucestershire Orienteering League, in Race 7 at Ninewells(Forest Of Dean), he won his race in a time of 50:17 and leads the overall standings in his class.
Round Reading Ultra M/T Marathon 50K: 17th Andy Monro(3/V50) 4:15:53. 214 ran
NGO Race 7 Ninewells: 1st Andy Monro(1/V50) 50:17.

Other Severn AC results:
Standish Woodland Chase: 10 Rich Frape(3/V40) 1:11:18, 37 Nicholas Allen(1/V60) 1:24:49 & 74 Angela Wixey(2/FV55) 1:40:07. 99 ran.

Bugatti 10K: 8 Dan Nurse(1/V40) 39:54, 122 Angela Wixey(FV55) 59:29, 137 Samantha Watts(LV40) 63:06 & 154 Sophie Collier 69:14. 180 ran

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