On Sunday 9th July Skegness Coasters Martin Jessop and Les Arrowsmith ran the Notfast 10K based in Newark. The route, which starts and finishes at Newark Football Club, takes in Kelham, South Muskham, Little Carlton, Derdale Hill and a section of it runs alongside the River Trent. Martin commented that it was “a great race, but very hot!” Martin finished in 51 minutes and 27 seconds, and Les Arrowsmith in 1 hour, 19 minutes and 28 seconds.
On the same Sunday, four Coasters took on the ‘Spilsby 6’, a six-mile undulating route. The event is run as part of the Spilsby Show. Carl Clark finished in 48:18, Janet Harmston in 49:58, Helen Kennedy in 59:25 and Debbie Galloway in 1:03:00.
Summer Series: On Wednesday 5th July, Janet Harmston ran the Croxby Crawl two-lapper (8.88 miles) in 1:21:04. On Wedneday 12th July, Janet Harmston ran the Wolds Dash (7.43 miles) in Louth, in 1:06:35.
* The Skegness 10K is now open for entries. This year’s race will take place on Sunday 19th November and will raise funds for RNLI Skegness. For more information please visit: www.skegness10k.com We are in need of marshals on the route and volunteers at race HQ; to help on race day. If you are able to help, please also visit the website.
* Skegness Coasters caters for all abilities and meets every Tuesday at 18.30 at The Welcome Inn, Skegness.