Hogweed Hilly Half Marathon 2013

Hilly Half 2013

On a bright, sunny, but cold day in the South Cotswolds a smaller than usual field of 166 novice and experienced runners competed in this very scenic running experience.

The Hogweed Hilly Half Marathon is one of the toughest ‘all road’ half marathon courses in the UK and the Course Record is set at 76 minutes and 4 seconds. On a mission to try and break that was this years winner Lee Rankin from Stroud A/C just missing out with a time of 79.41. Second place was the Clubs very own Jaroslav Motyka nick named the Polish Bullet he also made it look very easy in 84.18. Completing the podium was third place Chris Offer unattached club runner in 84.30. The First Lady Was Kate Britten of North Somerset A/C in 96.08, followed by Jill McGee of B.R.A.T in 1.36.31, Rebecca Topham of Dursley and District RC in 1.37.46 and Ingrid Harris of Almost Athletes in 1.41.46.

Age Category Male winners were: MV40 Ben Anderson of BAD Tri in 1.28.22, MV50 John Curtis of Hogweed Trotters RRC 1.30.55, MV60 Terry Onions of Gloucester AC in 1.43.59 and MV70 Michael Coupe of Nailsea Running Club in 1.55.35. Our Lady Age Group winners were: LV35 Gill Tavner of Stroud & District AC in 1.42.34, LV45, Sarah Richard of Hogweed Trotters RRC in 1.44.10, LV55 Rose Niland of Cotswold Runners in 1.53.48 and LV60 Judith Wilson of Yeovil Town RRC in 1.51.27.

Full results are available here.

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The 13th Annual Awards of The Hogweed Trotters RRC

The 13th Annual Awards of the Hogweed Trotters Road Running Club was held on Friday 16th May 2014 at YOSC following the Hogweed Track Challenge.

The following awards were presented

1) Hogweed Trotters Club Champion 2013. Andy May

2) Hogweed Trotters Male Triathlete Award For 2013. John Perrett

3) Hogweed Trotters Female Triathlete Award For 2013. Jan Webb

4) Hogweed Trotters Peter Willoughby Award 2013. Rob Smith

5) Hogweed Trotters Male Cross Country Champion 2013. Mark Offer

6) Hogweed Trotters Lady Cross Country Champion 2013. Rachel Bennett.

7) Hogweed Trotters Male Road Running Champion 2013. Dave Stott.

8) Hogweed Trotters Lady Road Running Champion 2013. Charlotte Willey

9) Hogweed Trotters Award for their contribution towards the club in 2013. Pat and John Curtis.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_wp_posts show_date=”1″ title=”Hog News” number=”3″][vc_column_text]

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Hilly Half 2013

On a bright, sunny, but cold day in the South Cotswolds a smaller than usual field of 166 novice and experienced runners competed in this very scenic running experience.

The Hogweed Hilly Half Marathon is one of the toughest ‘all road’ half marathon courses in the UK and the Course Record is set at 76 minutes and 4 seconds. On a mission to try and break that was this years winner Lee Rankin from Stroud A/C just missing out with a time of 79.41. Second place was the Clubs very own Jaroslav Motyka nick named the Polish Bullet he also made it look very easy in 84.18. Completing the podium was third place Chris Offer unattached club runner in 84.30. The First Lady Was Kate Britten of North Somerset A/C in 96.08, followed by Jill McGee of B.R.A.T in 1.36.31, Rebecca Topham of Dursley and District RC in 1.37.46 and Ingrid Harris of Almost Athletes in 1.41.46.

Age Category Male winners were: MV40 Ben Anderson of BAD Tri in 1.28.22, MV50 John Curtis of Hogweed Trotters RRC 1.30.55, MV60 Terry Onions of Gloucester AC in 1.43.59 and MV70 Michael Coupe of Nailsea Running Club in 1.55.35. Our Lady Age Group winners were: LV35 Gill Tavner of Stroud & District AC in 1.42.34, LV45, Sarah Richard of Hogweed Trotters RRC in 1.44.10, LV55 Rose Niland of Cotswold Runners in 1.53.48 and LV60 Judith Wilson of Yeovil Town RRC in 1.51.27.

Full results are available here.