Askern 10k: Which Doncaster runners impressed in annual road race?

Simon Wright again flew the flag for Doncaster Athletic Club in the annual Askern 10k road race.

Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 12:19 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 1:44 pm
Simon Wright

Wright maintained his recent dominance of the men’s vet-50 race when again claiming top spot in a time of 35 minutes 50 seconds.

Other impressive runs by club members included Peter Badger, fourth in the men’s vet-40 race in 35 minutes 14 seconds, and Paul Bond, fourth in the men’s vet-60 in a time of 42.51.

James Osborne, 12th overall, finished eighth in the men’s open race in 35.17 won by Wakefield’s Ben Butler in a time of 32.44.

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Rose James, whose husband Martin (36.22) finished ninth in the men’s vet-40 race, bagged fourth spot in the women’s vet-40 race in 45.37.

Teammate Shaz Wood also finished fourth in the women’s vet-35 race after clocking 45.35.

Michael Pearson (36.50) was the first Askern man to finish in 22nd position with clubmate Petra Kubesova finishing runner-up to Kimberworth’s Lyndsey Eastman (37.31) in the women’s open race in a time of 38.57.