Chedworth Fun Run Sept 2017

Matt Shone GB Athlete, Angharad Fitch, Head St Andrew’s School, Chief Organiser Jenni Glass School Governor, with Alistair Lockey and Andy Lait, Organisers from Chedworth Cricket Club

The Chedworth Annual Fun Run was the best yet with around 100 runners taking part in both The Fun Run and the new 5km trail Cross Country Trail.

Matt Shone, GB athlete, led the field of Fun Runners around the 2.5km undulating course. The Fun Run was won overall by Kiya Dee (age 12), of Bourton Roadrunners, in a very good time of 10 mins 53 secs. The first boy was Michael Astor (8yrs) also of Bourton Roadrunners in a time of 11 mins 13 secs.  There were Prizes for each age group winner and Medals for all finishers.

Over 30 runners participated in the new 5km trail route which was multi-terrain and included some challenging hills.  Matt Shone came in first with a time of time of 18mins 14 secs.  Some younger runners also took on the 5km and achieved quite impressive times.


Fun Results Age Group Winners

  • 1st Girl overall  Kiya Dee (Bourton Roadrunners) 10.53
  • 1st Boy overall Michael Astor (Bourton Roadrunners) 11.13

5Km Cross Country Trail

  • 1st       Man Matt Shone (Woodford Green) – 18.14
  • 2nd     Man Edward Stainton 22.03
  • 3rd      Man Jake Astor (Bourton Roadrunners) 22.07
  • 1st       Under 13 Boy George Quli (Bourton Roadrunners) 23.30
  • 1st       Under 13 Girl Maite Capper (Bourton Roadrunners) 28.13
  • 1st       Female Diane Dee (Bourton Roadrunners) 24.05
  • 2nd     Female Victoria Kennedy (Almost Athletes) – 25.16
  • 3rd      Female Gabby Jones (Bourton Roadrunners) 28.02

For full results, please see St Andrews’s C of E School website.

The event raised approximately £700 to be divided between Chedworth School, and PTA and also Chedworth Cricket Club. It was sponsored by Gigaclear, Chedworth Oil Club and Wiggins LLP

Chief Organiser Jenni Glass was delighted with the success of the event and has announced that the date for next years run will be Sunday 16 September 2018

Further info Phillip Needham 01285 720995

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