Press Releases 2021

All Press Releases are by our PR Officer Oliver Jones unless otherwise stated..


The races are gradually starting to come back and this weekend a few of our Burgess Hill Runners decided to tackle the ‘ South Downs Way ‘ 50 mile. It starts in Worthing and follows the South Downs Way to Eastbourne and then diverts to finish at the running track. Jamie Goodhead was the first home for the club in (08:13:25), he was followed by Jonathan Herbert (08:55:31, Fred Sykes (09:12:17), Jane Owen (11:40:10) and Jayne Leaney (12:09:10). Well done everyone!. Also this week John Palmer and Annette Maynard travelled up to London to take part in the Alexandra Palace 10k. Annette finished in (48:25) and John came home in (57:04). A couple of weeks ago a few of our runners took part in the Ardingly PB 5k event. Times in order of fastest. Phil McManus (17:28), Sam Mayes (17:47), Kirsty Armstrong (18:54), Ian Jones (19:04), Emma McManus (19:52), Darren Parsons (20:11), Mark Santer (20:41), Flo Wolfe (21:04), Gayle Tyler (21:16) and Katherine Wallek (22:07).

Photo: (Jayne Leaney and Jane Owen after the SDW50)

Courtesy: ( Chania Hemsley - Smith)