IT was another big day out for the Bourton Roadrunners at the weekend as they took on the Warwick Half Marathon. 

Starting from the iconic race course, the runners were under starter’s orders at 9am.

Peter Carrick led the club home, completing the undulating 13.1 mile course in a new Personal Best of one hour, 27 minutes and 20 seconds, with in-form Alex Pye giving hot pursuit in 1:29:31.

Bourton’s first woman to finish was Rebecca Townsend who finished in 1:43:40, achieving a new PB by almost nine minutes.

Other Bourton runners included: 

Tom Hitchman (1:41:06),

Steve Howell (1:49:21),

Megan Ratcliffe (1:53:50),

Gilly Howell (1:55:24),

Clemmie Bright (1:58:41),

Basia Legierska (2:00:19),

Liz Hulcup (2:05:23 and first LV70),

Barry O’Leary (2:05:51),

Louise Hamilton-Smith (2:05:54),

Louise Townsend (2:19:13),

Allie Quinn ran with half marathon first-timer Giles Canning (both achieving a brilliant 2:26:55) and second-claim member Susan Hunt ran as one official race pacers (2:30:00

Elsewhere, the club were also represented at the 'MayHill Masacre', eight miles of tough cross-country running, featuring tough climbs with very muddy trails thrown-in.

Bourton’s Kevin Goodwill ran in the “Canicross”, where runners were accompanied by their dogs, with Kevin achieving an amazing time of one hour, 19 minutes and 44 seconds and finishing fifth man. Kevin’s partner, Steph Lane, ran the main Mayhill Massacre event, stunning the competition by finishing in 1:07:00 and first woman.