With sport shifting up a gear – think Spring Festivals, Six Nations and FA Cup rounds – Exeter Racecourse is giving all those with a love of the big occasion the chance to come racing this Sunday for just £5 per person, writes Lucy Johnson.
People do many things on the first day of January, such as family walks or getting over the night’s excesses; some people push themselves to their limits to compete in the traditional Chard Flyer 10k race, writes Dave Mutter.
There was great weather for the 2019 Axmouth Challenge series of races and AVR had great success with James Green winning the main nine-mile multi-terrain event, beating the course record by a full two minutes, finishing in 55:50, writes Dave Mutter.
The Budleigh Evening League is always a popular competition and, at the halfway stage of the season, it is the Maderia Robins who head the table, having won five of their six games to date, writes David Roberts.
Sidmouth-based hockey coach Gus McVey guided the Zimbabwean ladies’ national hockey team to the bronze medal when they took part in a tournament involving teams from Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia and Egypt that was held in the city of Bulawayo, the first to be held in Zimbabwe in 15 years.