Newton leads Harriers home

Andrew Newton at the Chipping Show fell race
Andrew Newton at the Chipping Show fell race
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The annual fell race, held on the afternoon of the local Chipping Show and organised by Preston Harriers, was run in good conditions.

There was a small field but plenty of individual competition.

The winner was Martin Shaw (1.05.10), a member of Brecon AC and the first team was Bowland FR.

Andrew Newton was the first Preston Harrier home and in third position in the race was the improving in a t time of 1.08.10.

John Rainford was next in a time of 1.12.20 and he was first vet 50 home.

Other Harriers competing were Alan Martin (V40, 1.26.03_ and Peter Carter (V40 1.32.24).

Preston Harriers finished as the second-placed team.

Race organiser Joe Howard presented the trophies and the prizes.

The men’s and ladies’ trophies had been made by one of Preston Harriers’ oldest members in 2000.