Cheltenham Challenge & The Original Maverick Gloucestershire Trail Race 2016

Pauline at the Cheltenham Challenge

Pauline at the Cheltenham Challenge

Four members took part in this year’s Cheltenham Challenge, a multi terrain race taking in part of the Cotswolds.  In the Half Marathon distance, which reaches the highest point of the Cotswolds, Philip Rowe was first member home in 2:02:48 with Micaela Swan (first time at this distance) and Andrew Lloyd finishing together in 2:22:50.  Pauline Frape, recovering from illness, finished her first competitive 10K distance in 1:16:54.

Off road aficionado Chris Barber competed in The Original Maverick Gloucestershire trail race, describing it as “lumpy and muddy” whilst thoroughly enjoying the experience, finished the middle route (17Km) in 2:12:23.