The 20th St Clare Hospice race was held yesterday

Wheelchair racers Richard Chiassaro and Gary Donald

Wheelchair racers Richard Chiassaro and Gary Donald

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Hundreds of runners took to the road this weekend for St Clare Hospice’s 20th anniversary 10K race.

On Sunday 420 people completed the challenge to raise money for the Hastingwood based hospice.

The first wheelchair racer to cross the finish line was Paralympic World Cup gold medallist Richard Chiassaro with a time of 27min 40seconds.

Andrew Mynott was the first man back in 33min 46seconds, followed by Darren Trelawny in 35min 15seconds and Patrick Davoren in 35min 22seconds.

Liz Davies took first place in the ladies section with a personal best of 37min one second.

Second place went to Megan Evans who ran it in 38min 47seconds.

St Clare events fundraiser Rebecca Barnett said: “It was an absolutely fantastic day and we would like to say a huge congratulations to all our runners and everyone who supported the event to make our 20th anniversary race such a success.

“It was lovely to see so many spectators turn out to support the runners and cheer them along the route and across the finish line.”

The full St Clare 10k results are available on the Hospice website atwww.stclarehospice.org.uk.
 

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