ATHLETICS: Louth women stride to team bronze medal

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Louth Athletics Club EMN-140505-094600001

Louth Athletic Club’s women’s team won bronze in the team event at Sunday’s North Lincolnshire Half Marathon in Scunthorpe.

Kerry Stainton, Debbie Simpson and Trudy Roberts were the first three women home for the club and Trudy also picked up the bronze medal in her age group.

First home for the men were Nick Marsh, Stuart Cragg and Jason Stainton.

Overall winners were Jason Cherriman, of Leeds City AC, for the men with a time of 01.10.36 and Pauline Munro, of Wetherby AC, for the women in 01.18.06.

North Lincolnshire Half Marathon is now in its third year and a total of 1,120 runners completed the 13.1 mile course.

Louth AC Results: 26: Nick Marsh, 01.18.43, 31: Stuart Cragg, 01.20.13, 64: Jason Stainton, 01.24.32, 130: Kevin Wallis, 01.29.14, 192: Kerry Stainton, 01.33.02, 231: Mick Dean, 01.35.10, 268: Debbie Simpson, 01.37.08, 355: Trudy Roberts, 01.41.06, 576: Fiona Lawrie, 01.51.22, 677: 610: Alex Lawrie, 01.53.08, Steve Windsor, 01.55.39, 745: Lisa Harkness, 01.57.51, 851: Helen Parkes, 02.04.03, 950: Emma Smith, 02.12.18.

* Louth AC’s 31st Wolds Dash Series starts on Wednesday 14 May with a 7,137 metre run from Hubbards Hills.

There are also races ranging from 1,200m to 4,230 metres around Hubbards Hills for juniors.

All races start at 7pm and cost £3 for affiliated adult athletes, £5 unaffiliated and £2 juniors.

Entries on the night at the Hubbards Hills café.

Race two is on Wednesday 11 June (11,685m), race three is on 9 July (11,875m), race four on 13 August (10,155m) and race five is on 3 September (7,137m).

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