Friday night saw the 2nd round of the Dash in the Dark series on the forest trails of Coed Llandegla. The field of 46 runners warmed up on what turned out to be one of the most pleasant evenings we have seen this December. In the days leading up to the race, Coed Llandegla had its fair share of rain, making the going a little wet underfoot.
First home in the ladies field was Kirsty Seddon of Chester Tri in a time of 32.12, just 5 secs short of her course record ! Lisa Morley from Wrexham Tri came home in second ladies place with 33.20 , also winning the L40 class. Eryri Harriers runner Hayley Turner came in third with a time of 33.58.
In the mens category, the on form, Karl Steinegger from Ambleside AC, came in 25.08, marking a new course record.
Second place was taken by Tom Hiles , unattached, in 26.05, followed by Neil Ashcroft from Ambleside AC,in 28.00 and the taking M40 title.
In the other categories Ceri Baker , Pensby , was first L50 in a time of 42.23. The mens M60 winner
Chris Wilcox of host club Clwydian Range Runners finished in 32.13, narrowly beating the M50 winner Andrew Corbett from Whitchurch Whippets in 32.58. Pete Norman took the well-deserved M70 win for Wrexham Tri.
Many thanks goes to all the race marshals and helpers for their help and support, without whom the race series to be able to take place. A massive thanks goes to One Planet Adventure for hosting the series.
Best wishes to all from the Clwydian Range Runners for the festive period and we hope to see you all in the New Year.