Dave Hudson leads the club home in second place in the Milton Keynes Winter Half Marathon

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Against all odds and within Covid restrictions the Milton Keynes Winter Half Marathon was held over the weekend of 12th and 13th December to accommodate the 1198 runners and ensure their safety.

BRJ members made the most of this chance to run competitively especially Dave Hudson who finished in second place with a great time of 1 hour 12 minutes 5 seconds. Guy Foster followed him in on 1 hr.25 mins 26 seconds, 71st overall and 16th in the NV40 Age Category.

Nickie McMahon (1 hr. 41.31) was the first of the club’s women home with a great finishing time securing 31st place in the Senior Female Age Category.

Other club members racing included

Mark Elliot (1hr. 27 mins. 14 secs. 18th MV40 Age Category)

Gillian Peck (1hr. 44 mins. 33 secs. 5th FV40Age Category)

Yvonne Homewood (1 hr. 53mins. 48 secs. 17th FV50 Age Category)

Karen Gilchrist making her half marathon debut with a great time of (2 hrs.4 mins. 24 secs. 28th FV 50)

(Photograph: Yvonne Homewood celebrating her fast finish and earning a spot prize of a free entry for next year’s race with her winning smile and positive attitude in spite of the weather)