Staddon leads AVRs home at the Great West Run

PUBLISHED: 12:45 16 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:45 16 October 2018

The first three AVRs home at the Great West Run in Exeter, (left to right) Terry Emmett, Duncan Staddon, Rob Collier.  Picture CONTRIBUTED

The first three AVRs home at the Great West Run in Exeter, (left to right) Terry Emmett, Duncan Staddon, Rob Collier. Picture CONTRIBUTED


It was raining cats and dogs for this year’s Great West Run half marathon in Exeter, writes Dave Mutter.

The AVR ladies who were involved in the Great West Run, Picture CONTRIBUTEDThe AVR ladies who were involved in the Great West Run, Picture CONTRIBUTED

However, the elements did not stop 31 AVRs turning out, with fantastic support being given throughout.

Many were running their first half marathon and it was a fantastic achievement by all. Special mention for Laura Kerr, who was running the race whilst five months pregnant!

Duncan Staddon was the first AVR home, finishing 33rd in 01:23:03, closely followed by Robert Collier, 01:24:25; Terry Emmett, 01:26:02 and Ollie Rodger, 01:27:42.

Other AVR times were: Joel Seward, 1:35:17; Simon Davey, 01:39:45; Karen Eyre, 01:40:27; Susan Wall, 01:42:34; Carol Austin, 01:45:29; Wayne Tooze, 01:52:57; Helena Hilder, 01:53:35; Mark Spraggs, 01:56:07; Nick Adams, 01:57:03; Angela Kerr, 01:58:56; Sarah Shepley, 02:01:45; Connor Jones, 02:05:29; Georgia Dommett, 02:06:17; Jessica Tubbs, 02:08:04; Elaine Hourihan, 02:10:08; Helen Holmes, 02:10:08; Vicki Wraight, 02:10:21; Jacqui Stokes, 02:16:32; Diane Newton, 1st FV65, 02:23:45; Martin Kerr, 02:24:17; Bec Davey, 02:28:03; Laura Kerr and Fiona Pyle, 02:28:03; Caroline French, 02:28:05; Sarah Herfet, 02:28:05; Samantha Tooze, 02:28:03; Rachel Tattersall and Vicky Austin, 02:27:46; Melissa Kirkby, 02:37:25; Esme Markham, 02:37:29; Gill Day, 02:37:29; Denise Burges, 02:37:47; Sarah Philpot, 02:47:44; Sam Summers, 02:47:31; Carolyn Nation, 02:47:31; Victoria Hirons, 02:49:31 and Daisy Forster, 03:18:36.


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