Keen contest

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RUGBY and Northampton Athletics Club recently staged their 10-mile road race.

The course around Barby and Kilsby attracted nearly 200 entries.

The overall winner was R. Harper from Leamington C & AC in a 55.51 with second finisher P.S. Gould from Kenilworth in 57.38.

First R an N finisher was Greg Spellman in fourth in a time of 59.31. and also first M.Vet 40.

The First Lady overall was A. Deavy from Coventry Northbrook AC in 1.07.28 followed by Sally Baker from Rugby Tri Club in 1.08.54.

Many athletic clubs competed on the tough course, including Coventry, Kenilworth, Leamington and Daventry.

All finishers received a goodie bag which was once again provided by Tesco in Daventry and thanks go to Vicky Giles and Pete Mulkerins for all the help and support which was very much appreciated.

Thanks were also expressed to the Arnold Arms in Barby and the Barby Cricket Club for their help in staging the event.