Six Exmouth Harriers compete in latest Ironbroidge Exeter Summer Series 5k.

PUBLISHED: 10:09 23 May 2013 | UPDATED: 10:09 23 May 2013

Running generic running

Running generic running

Archant

At the Opening race in the Ironbridge Runner Exeter Summer 5km Series, six Exmouth Harriers, including four members of the Dupain family, toed the start line, writes Ellie Sutcliffe.

A wild and windy night though, washed away any chance of outstanding times for the Fab Four Dupains (or their roadies) on the 5km long course which winds its way around the Flowerpot and Exwick playing fields.

Chris Dupain was 25th overall in a field of 61 men and 25 women.

Next in for the Harriers was Chris’ sister Hannah Bown, 31st overall and fourth female, just 20 seconds or 80 metres behind 3rd with a tidy 19:51.

Then came a regular in this series, Andrew Johnson (Over 45 Man) with 21:02 in 46th place overall.

Ben White was 52nd in a respectable enough 21:46 before Dupain sister Emma (57th, 22:07) and dad Nigel (64th, 23:10) brought the curtain down on the family’s performance. Nigel was first in his veterans age group (Men Over 60).

The next race in the Series is on June 4, and, given the unhelpful conditions there is every prospect of all six Harriers representatives this month getting better times in June.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Exmouth Journal. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Exmouth Journal