Chris on the brink of joining ‘Marathon 100 Club’

Harriers out in force at the Ottery 10km

Harriers out in force at the Ottery 10km - Credit: Exmouth Harriers

Chris Murrin ran his 98th Marathon in the Plymtrail Marathon and he was joined by Terry McKie.  

Chris now has two more marathons in the next five weeks with the Morton Marathon in Dorset and his 100th at the Dartmoor Discovery on June 11. Harriers will be out in force to support Chris when he joins the ‘100 Club’. 

Twenty Harriers raced in the Ottery 10km over one undulating lap on the country lanes around Ottery St Mary. The race was also the second in the 2022 Exmouth Harriers Challenge and the sixth race in the Instep Devon Championship. 
Results: 3rd James Kelly 36.11; 4th Nathan Sheehy 36.30 1st M40; 5th Oli White; 36.44; 7th Tony Hatchard 37.14;17th Tom Packer 39.36; 20th Craig Butler 40.01 1st M50; 26th Josh Sale 41.01; 31st Jon Mill 42.50; 43rd Des White 44.36 1st M60; 51st James Sterling 45.46; 52nd Jenny Reay 46.15 1st W55+; 62nd Jimmy Joy 47.16; 78th Emma White 48.58; 82nd Bob Minting 49.28; 130th Katie Moore 54.23; 139th Alison White 55.03; 140th Amy Tew 55.09; 155th Kay Douglas 55.28; 165th Hayley Johns 57.54; 243rd Ray Lewis 67.07         

Cathy Newman continued her marvellous racing form in the Bideford 10km that started and finished close to Bideford AC’s clubhouse. The route had magnificent views of the Taw and Torridge estuary and Cathy finished first W60 in 40.49.  

Four Harriers donned their England Masters kit last weekend, when they raced in the Celtic Challenge within the Chester 1/2 Marathon. News from Tom Merson, Oli White, Des White and Alison White will be featured next week. 

In the Run Exe 5km (second race in the six race 2022 Summer series), there was great running from the eight Harriers at Exwick Playing Fields and the River Exe. 
The results were as follows: 10th Oli White 17.10 1st M35; 26th Craig Butler 18.45 3rd M50; 36th Cathy Newman 19.26 1st W60; 45th Hannah Bown 20.24 2nd W40; 54th Andy Johnson 21.39 2nd M55; 55th Des White 22.04 2nd M65; 57th  Jenny Reay 22.16 3rd W60; 82nd Alison White 26.24 1st W65. 

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Exmouth Harriers - Credit: Exmouth Harriers