The second of 2 back to back HRRL races took place just across the water in Southampton on Sunday. Team IWRR were greeted with perfect conditions as they headed over to Royal Victoria Country Park for Southampton Athletic Clubs sold out 10k race.
Adjoining Netley Police College and close to the Hamble River, the course took the runners around 3 laps within the Country Park finishing with a 600m sprint to the finish line adjacent to the historic chapel.
Ross showed no sign of fatigue after last weeks stellar performance to do it all again sneaking yet another PB whilst taking 13th overall and 8th senior male in a highly competitive field. Pete Sexton was next taking 4th V55. Ladies captain Jodie Wilmott was next back taking 8th in her age category and 16th female overall all whist taking another PB as her return back to form continues.
Garry Sharp smiled his way around as always to take 5th V50. Kev Rann celebrated his birthday weekend with another consistent performance.
James Shoulder completed the bidding for men’s team in just over 50 mins. The rest of the girls made it home smiling, even Tracey who got caught in a very heavy downpour in the final throws of her race. It didn’t dampen her spirits though as she was cheered in by the rest of the team.
Ross Wilkes – 36.44
Pete Sexton – 42.14
Jodie Wilmott – 43.47
Garry Sharp – 44.12
Kevin Rann – 47.04
James Shoulder – 50.24
Sarah Sharp – 55.24
Bridget Keyte – 1.00.49
Tracey Houdoire – 1.16.08