RUNNING: Runners go on their travels

RUNNING: Runners go on their travels

RUNNING: Runners go on their travels

First published in Sport

RUNNING Forever Running Club members have once again been in action at a variety of distances in differing locations of late.

Andy Burgess and Peter Hall tackled the Imerys Trail Marathon at St Austell.

This is run on the private land where the Cornwall China Clay Industry operate.

The run takes in scenic coastal areas as well as the quarry itself.

On a hot day with no shade and 2800 feet of climbing, both Burgess (55th in 4hr 30m 55s) and Hall (90th, 5hr6m 15s) performed admirably.

There were 110 finishers.

Meanwhile Caroline Barratt travelled to Switzerland to run the Geneva Half Marathon.

Run on an undulating course, in typical Swiss chocolate box scenery, Barratt finished in 1h58m to come 2,911th out of a field of 8,000 runners.

Phil Wilson and Val Perigo stayed closer to home, running the Cheddar Gorge 10k. Described as one of the toughest off-road 10K races in the southwest, this event is hilly and challenging. Wilson finished 172nd on 1hr 12m 59s with Perigo close behind in 176th place (1hr 13m 56s).

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