Sutcliffe bounces back to impress at the Colyton Rebel

PUBLISHED: 09:46 19 July 2012

The Wellington 10k run

The Wellington 10k run

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Ellie Sutcliffe is a prolific racer and was the sole Exmouth Harrier at two recent events, writes Dave Eveleigh.

She first ran amongst a field of 144 at the Wellington 10mile race.

She was disappointed to run slightly slower than last year’s 67:30 and finished second woman home, but acknowledges that this might have been one event too far in a particularly heavy recent race schedule.

However, by the time she lined up for the Colyton Rebel Run (about 9km multi-terrain) she was clearly feeling a bit sharper, finishing 12th of 126 runners in 40:34 and responding to a defeat by Sidmouth’s Lucy Owen at the recent Beat the Bus race, finished in front of her this time to win the women’s section.

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