5 Tors. A group of Hayle Runners swapped their normal road running for some serious off road running at the 5 Tor Moorland Race which took place on Sunday. The race, which was the first race in the 2013 multi terrain series, took place on Bodmin Moor starting from Minions. For more details see the Press Release and the Race Results.
Hayle Beach Invasion. Hayle Runners have celebrated the arrival of spring with their annual ‘Beach Invasion’Nearly one hundred members of the club ran together to take advantage of the opportunity of the lighter evenings to run on Hayle’s glorious beach and Towans. For more details see this Press Release.
An Resek Hellys. The An Resek Hellys race in Helston, the fifth race in the Cornwall Glass and Glazing Cornish Grand Prix is always a challenge with a significant part of the route off road including running across Loe Bar. This year the race route was changed to remove a portion of Coastal path and to ease traffic concerns but it still proved popular with more than 370 runners who started from near Coronation Park on Sunday. It is increasing the norm for Hayle Runners to be the largest club entry at grand prix events and An Resek Hellys was no exception with 58 members of the club giving the race a go and they were pleased with their haul of trophies. For more details see this Press Release, the Race Results and the GP after 5 An Res Hellys.
Falmouth Half Marathon. Race 4 of the Cornwall GP calendar saw Hayle Runners take to the streets of Falmouth. Jordan came 4th overall, and 3rd in the U35 cat, Simon Knowles came 6th overall, 1st in the U40 cat. Lots of other winners, Stuart Townsend and Richard Sundry were 1st and 2nd in the U75 age cat. Maria Williams was 2nd in the U55 cat, Lynn Benman came 1st in the U60, Nicki Rudd 3rd U50 and Helen Rule 3rd in the U40 cat. Both the women and mens teams came second overall, which was an excellent result for the club. For more details see the Race Results and the GP after 4 Falmouth.
Grizzly. Hayle Runners sent a team of runners to tackle of one of the south west toughest races. The Grizzly is run from Seaton in South Devon over a multi terrain course of approximately 20 miles including beaches and streams and is one of the few races that sells out within weeks due to it’s reputation as a tough but enjoyable race which is popular with runners. For more details see this Press Release.
Andy wins Captains Cup. Andy Jukes has been awarded the Hayle Runners Captain’s cup in recognition of his accomplishment undertaking a number of endurance runs over the past year and a half. For more details see this Press Release.