Beautiful day for country run that raised £2,000 for charity

Winslow 10k Run

Winslow 10k Run

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IT was a lovely day for a run along country lanes, and nearly 300 people turned out in the spring sunshine for the fifth Winslow Lions 10km run.

More than £2,000 was raised from the event, which begins and ends at Furze Down School, with the route passing through the north Bucks countryside.

Winslow 10k Run

Winslow 10k Run

Race director Neil Udall said: “It really was a beautiful day. We started and finished in bright sunshine.”

He thanked Furze Down School, as well as the 1st Winslow Scouts who manned the water stations.

Winner for the third year running was Charlie May of the Vale of Aylesbury Athletic Club in 33m 58s, followed by Anthony Murrel of St George’s Athletic Club in 34m 11s and Gawcott man Rob Taylor of the Vale of Aylesbury Athletic Club in 34m 13s. First lady was Chloe Oldfield of the Vale of Aylesbury Athletic Club in 40m 02s, followed by Kate Baker in 41m 30s and Katy Young in 41m 41s.

Manager of The Bell Hotel in Winslow, David Maisey, led the over-40s veteran class, coming in fifth place overall.