The trio of Adam Brooks, Dean Rushby and Martin Hughes all headed to Hathersage in the Peak District for this year’s ‘Stanage Struggle’ Fell Race. The scenic setting and challenging course proved too much to resist with Adam and Martin returning for a second successive year along with Dean. First home of the trio in 54th was Adam Brooks putting his recent injury behind him with a time of 0:49:42, followed by Dean clocking 01:00:23 for 199th and Martin Hughes in 01:01:54 taking 221st out of the 352 finishers.
At the Rutland Half marathon, Katy Kenyon was sole Harborough AC representative and with a time of 01:46:17 claimed 66th which was good enough to see her finish 2nd F45 in a stacked field of 550 finishers.
Elsewhere Ben Smith latest challenge involved a stern but picturesque route Waseley Wobbler. The tough course includes four major climbs in eight country miles but with views from the top worth it, 115th stepped up to the task with Ben finishing 15th overall in a time of 01:07:04.
Mixing it in the multi-eventing again, Adam Eales travelled to Daventry for the Viridian Sprint Triathlon. Made up of a 400m Swim / 20Km Bike / 5Km Run an overall time of 01:16:34 saw him finishing in 54th of the 215th other competitors and as with Harborough event, a strong run time of 18:08 pulled back a handful of places and was the second fastest time set on the day.