Brian leads Joggershome in third spot

The popular Hereward Relay took place last Sunday with some fine displays from local distance runners.

Thursday, 1st December 2016, 8:11 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 12:42 pm
Phil Martin.

Bushfield Joggers men’s team finished third, working their way through the field as the race progressed.

Michael Daniels ran a useful 42:33 on the 6.5-mile first leg from the Embankment to Whittlesey, handing over in 12th place.

James Fisher moved them up to sixth place on the second leg ending in March with a 1:05:30 clocking for the 11-mile stage.

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Phil Martin, who was racing for the second successive day, moved Bushfield into third position, running the 11.3 miles from March to Welney in 1:04:58.

The reliable Brian Corleys took charge for the final leg, which finished at Ely FC. Corleys steadily increased his advantage over the chasing teams with a 1:01:34 effort for the 10.4-mile leg.

Yaxley Runners completed the arduous course in fifth place with James Mogridge starring.

He ran the fastest third leg of the day in a cracking time of 1:02:35.