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Perfect conditions for Marriott’s Way 10k

Just Regional
Oct 12, 2015 2 mins read

More than 350 runners pounded the path of Marriott’s Way yesterday (Sunday) for the annual 10k race, organised by Broadland District Council.

Perfect conditions added to the atmosphere on the day, with the run being praised by participants for having a good course and being well-organised.

Broadland District Council Chairman, Ken Leggett MBE, started the race at Aylsham and crowds gathered to cheer runners over the finish line in Reepham Market Place.

The first wave of runners set off at 11am, with the first crossing the finish line just over 36 minutes later.

Winners on the day were:
Male open winners
1. Kristin Barnard, Wymondham AC, bib 13, time: 36:24.6

2. Nigel Arnold, Norfolk Gazelles AC, bib 7, time: 36:27.4

3. Neil Adams bib 1, time: 36:37.2

Female open winners
1. Amy Clarke, City of Norwich AC, bib 30, time: 43:32.4

2. Tessa Killingbeck, City of Norwich AC, bib 220, time: 44:46.3

3. Laura Gilbert, Bungay Black Dog RC, bib 347, time: 45:14.6

Admin Re retained the corporate challenge trophy.

Cllr Claudette Bannock, Broadland District Council’s Member Champion for Sport, said: “It was an extremely enjoyable event. Increasing levels of health and wellbeing is one of the council’s key ambitions and it’s great to see that it is so many other people’s ambition too. Thank you to all those who took part and those who lined the Reepham Market Place to cheer the runners on.”

Runners tackle Broadland District Council's Marriotts Way 10K race.

The Marriotts Way 10K race, organised by Broadland District Council, is held on the trail starting at Aylsham and finishing in Reepham market place.

The Marriotts Way 10K race, organised by Broadland District Council, is held on the trail starting at Aylsham and finishing in Reepham market place.

Runners tackle Broadland District Council's Marriotts Way 10K race.

Runners tackle Broadland District Council's Marriotts Way 10K race.

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