From the SCAA – Sussex 10k road race at Chichester

Taken from the SCAA website with a couple of mentions for our Arena ladies.

The provisional Sussex 10k Road Race championship results have been published revealing Ross Skelton (Brighton Phoenix) and Rebecca Moore (Southampton) as the champions.

Run in conjunction with the Chichester 10k road race at Goodwood Skelton beat his club mate Max Dumbrell by nearly one minute as he placed fourth overall in 30:51 to Dumbrell’s fifth place in 31:47.  Local runner Harry Leleu was sixth overall in 32:03 to take the County bronze.

Richard Allen from Aldershot was the overall winner in 29:45 just two seconds clear of Andy Maud (Highgate).

Kevin Moore (Brighton & Hove) squeezed into a top ten placing clocking 32:16 in ninth place while James Skinner (Haywards Heath) filled 13th overall in 33:11 but was first Sussex master to finish.

Rebecca Moore, who now runs for Southampton in Open competition but for Chichester in County events finished sixth in the Open women’s race clocking 36:47 behind Coventry International winner Katrina Wooton who set a new course in 33:23.

Masie Trafford (Arena 80) finished seventh but second in the Sussex event in 37:15 while Bethane Male, from Brighton Tri Club finished 14th to take the County bronze medal in 38:25.

Tara Shanahan (Arena 80) was the first Sussex veteran to finish placing 19th overall in 38:52.

Big congratulations to both Maisie and Tara and very well deserved.