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Essar 4 Villages Half Marathon 21st January 2018
Last edited: Wednesday January 24th 2018
The Essar 4 Villages Half Marathon was held on Sunday 21st January with three Warrington Athletic Club runners taking part.The runners had to contend with icy roads,snow,sleet and rain as well as freezing temperatures all of which affected times.First from the club to finish was Andy Green in 16th place overall in 1 hour 17 minutes 58 seconds to win the over 55 age group but was awarded the 1st over 50 prize.Next in was Nick Jones in 30th place in 1 hour 20 minutes 38 seconds.Nick who has Crohn’s Disease suffered badly in the freezing conditions and and struggled in the last few miles losing places.He collapsed on finishing and required medical treatment and has recovered well.Nick finished 6th over 40 in the race and won the Bronze Medal in the Northern Masters Championships which were included in the race.Dave Norman was the final club runner in 150th place in 1 hour 29 minutes 32 seconds,and also struggled with the conditions as he is recovering from a chest infection,placing him 2nd in the over 55 age group but because Andy was given 1st over 50 Dave took the 1st over 55 prize and as Andy was not registered for the Northern Masters he also got Gold in that category.