Forbes fun run proves a hit for Orange Runners Club’s fastest

CHAMPIONS: Runners club members, from left, Nicole Williamson, Mtich Williamson, Urshula Wilson and Lachlan Ross, our first place winners at Forbes.
CHAMPIONS: Runners club members, from left, Nicole Williamson, Mtich Williamson, Urshula Wilson and Lachlan Ross, our first place winners at Forbes.

Last Sunday the regular weekend run was held at Orange Botanic Gardens, where 79 runners had the choice of one through to six laps of the picturesque 1.6 kilometre course.

The first three finishers by gender for each distance are as follows:

ONE LAP:  Female: Penny Keegan (12:22), Meg Reeves (12:38) and Denise Quinlan (17:31). Male: Oliver Chandler-Sullivan (7:15), Banjo Reeves (12:56) and Henry Reeves (13:51).

TWO LAPS: Female: Amber Rich (15:07), Eva Keegan (15:51) and Tanya Connolly (17:36). Male: Noah Lamrock (13:36), Jack Daintith (14:04) and Logan Whiteley (14:41).

THREE LAPS: Female: Ella Lamrock (23:51), Penny Chandler (25:28) and Julie Chapman (30:49). Male: Hugh Daintith (21:16), Mark Chapman (23:02) and Brad Simmons (23:19).

FOUR LAPS: Female: Leanne Corcoran (29:23), Maggie McIntosh (37:19) and Jane Fairgrieve (37:27). Male: John Connolly (32:52), Nathan Garton (35:11) and Bill Fairgrieve (39:19).

FIVE LAPS: Male: Iain McLean (36:50), John Moss (45:16) and Sewart Vidler (46:26)

SIX LAPS: Female: Alison Spurway (55:09). Male: Jared Sullivan (39:51), Daryl Roweth (43:39) and Mitch Essex (45:00).

A giant thumbs up to all who participated, Penny Keegan was declared the winner. Fastest lap was Jared Sullivan’s third 1.6km lap in 6.23.

Forbes fun run result: 2KM: Keegan Wilson (29:33); 5K: Nicole Williamson (20:46 – 1st Female, 3rd overall), Cameron Ross (25:00), Alicia Ross (25:02), Ethan MacArdle (29:42), Graham Fahy (31:34), Sue Betts (33:14), Sharon Fahy (35:33), Glenys Rosser (36:29); 10KM: Lachlan Ross (45:24 – 1st overall), John Betts (48:05), Chris Brown (53:30), Renai McArdle (58:26), Richard Eggleston (59:57); Half Marathon: Mitch Williamson (1:13 – 1st overall), Adam Reeves (1:30 – 3rd overall), Ursula Wilson (1:35 – 1st female, 4th overall), and Gareth Thomas (1:45). 

The Wednesday afternoon Elephant Park three lap handicap event with 75 competitors taking part in pleasantly warm conditions. The fastest ladies were Ursula Wilson (12:42), Ella Lamrock (12:48) and Alicia Ross (13:22). The fastest men were Rikky Bangert (11:20), Sam Gross (12:07) and Harry Cummins (12:16). Fastest lap of the Elephant Park circuit was clocked by Iain McLean at 3:33 for his last lap. PB’s were achieved by Belinda McCauley (12s), Anna Daintith (3s), Tyrone Rudman (7s), Oliver Molloy (6s) and David White (18s). Well done to all who took part, Oliver Molloy was declared the winner.

Sunday’s run is at Lake Canobolas. Run will commence at 9am. In addition, we have the monthly trail run occurring at Mitchell’s Way at 6.45am for a 7am start.